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Sunday, 9 November 2014

Kanthapuram Usthad attend Ceremonial washing of Holy Kaaba

Governor of Makkah Prince Mishal Bin Abdullah on behalf of King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia, led the ceremonial washing of the Holy Kaaba on Saturday morning.

Saudi top officials including several ministers, Islamic scholars, Muslim diplomats, as well as citizens and visitors to the Grand Mosque, attended the washing ceremony, media reports said.

Two scholars from South Indian state of Kerala - Shaikh A.P. Aboobakar Ahmed Musliar, the General Secretary of the All India Muslim Scholars Association and Ahmed Siddeeq also attended the ceremony.

Kanthapuram A P Aboobacker Musliyar  at kaaba wash 

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Kaaba washing ceremony photos 2014

The ceremonial washing of Kaaba held twice in a year i.e. on Muharram 15 and Shaaban 1st. The washing of holy Kaaba is held following the example of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), who washed it after entering the Kaaba at the time of the conquest of Makkah.

The washing of the Kaaba,  begins with offering of two raka’a of Nafal prayers. The interior walls then be cleansed with rose, oud and musk perfumes using white cloth.

Zamzam water mixed with rose water then be splashed on the floor and then wiped with bare hands and palm leaves. After the cleaning, the floor and the walls are dried again with white cloth and tissues. The walls are then perfumed using large quantities of oud and rose perfume.