Every year millions of muslims from all around the world visit holy makkah for hajj and umrah. The term kiswah is arabic for pall the cloth draped over a casket.
Kso alkaab kiswat al kabah is the cloth that covers the kaaba in mecca saudi arabiait is draped annually on the 9th day of the month of dhu al hijjah the day pilgrims leave for the plains of mount arafat during the hajj.
Kaabah cloth. There are the 99 names of allah kalima at tawhid and tasbihat in embroidery. Hajj exclusive kaabah kiswah change ghalaf e kaba badalnay ka manzar exchange ceremony of the kaaba cover azal almthhbat almojod fy kso alkaab almshrf. There is a band of 47 meter long on the top one third part of the covering.
Kiswah kiswat al kabah is the cloth that covers the kaaba in mecca saudi arabiathe holy kaaba is covered with new kiswa cover every year on the 10th dhu al hijjah which coincides with hajit was a custom started by the prophet ismail pubh 4000 years before the origin of islamthe term kiswah is arabic for pall the cloth draped over a casket. Those who have visited must have witnessed the arabic calligraphy on the holy kaaba. First it is dyed in red then green and then in black.
Thousands circle the sacred kaaba at the centre of the haram sanctuary 24 hours a day. There are quranic verses related to hajj on the band. Millions of homes are adorned with pictures of it and over a billion face it five times a day.
A piece of the kiswah the cloth used to cover the kaaba which was confiscated from former religious affairs minister suryadharma ali was a popular item at an auction conducted by the corruption. Inside the kaaba the floor is made of marble and limestonethe interior walls measuring 13 by 9 m 43 by 30 ft are clad with tiled white marble halfway to the roof. Cover of kaaba looks very aesthetically pleasing but most of us wonder what is written on it as the calligraphy is done in arabic.
A man embroiders the kiswa a silk and cotton cloth covering the holy kaaba ahead of the annual hajj pilgrimage at a factory in the holy city of mecca saudi arabia on august 26 2017. By any objective standard this valley in the hijaz region of arabia is the most celebrated place on earth. The kaaba is the epicenter of mecca.
There are black woven embossed embroideries on the covering. The kaaba is a cuboid stone structure made of graniteit is approximately 131 m 43 ft 0 in tall some claim 1203 m or 39 ft 5 1 2 in with sides measuring 1103 by 1286 m 36 ft 2 1 2 in by 42 ft 2 1 2 in. Makkah isha salah by sheikh baleela from 8th dul hijjah 1434 please visit our website wwwharamaininfo for more information regarding the.
The cloth of the kaaba is not made black at one time.