Watch Ghilaf-e-Kaaba changing ceremony held in Makkah Video
MAKKAH: The annual ceremony to change Ghilaf-e-Kaaba was held on Friday morning at Masjid-e-Al-Haram (the Sacred Mosque) in Saudi Arabia where millions of Muslims have gathered to perform Hajj, PNP News.
The new cover has been prepared with estimated 150 kg pure gold and 670 kg silk fiber.
The cover, inscribed with verses from the Holy Quran, is prepared by over 200 weaving experts in Dar-ul-Kiswa factory with the cost of 20 million Saudi riyals (nearly PKR.540 million).
Ghilaf is 657 square metre in size and it is comprised of 47 pieces.
Change of Kaaba Cover in Mecca a ruh oriented function
House wrap changed with respect, and prepare cost twenty million Saudi riyals.
Gulaf-e-Kaaba was prepared by Pakistan in 1962.
The most tearjerking thing is when Allah proudly talks about His servants to His angels!
It was reported from Ibn ‘Umar that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “Allah expresses His pride to His angels at the time of ‘Isha on the Day of ‘Arafah, about the people of ‘Arafah. He says, ‘Look at My slaves who have come unkempt and dusty.’”