Here’s How The Holy Kaaba Is Washed Twice A Year
The Kiswah cloth was also lifted from the bottom in order to perform the washing (ghusl) of the Kaabah
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The process of washing actually starts a day before the set date, where officials mix ZamZam water with Taif rose water, oud, and other luxurious perfumes. Towels and luxury cotton cloths are then used to wipe the walls of the Kaaba. After visitors leave the site, the marble floor is also washed.
The interiors of the Holy Kaaba are cleaned with a white luxurious cotton cloth dipped in rose and musk scented perfumes
Inside of Kaaba during Ghusl (wash). A rare and cherished sight for every Muslim. SubhanAllah ♥️ pic.twitter.com/BbHoD52vRn
— Sana Tauseef (@SanaaTauseef) August 16, 2022
ZamZam water mixed with rosewater is also splashed on the floor, and then wiped with hands and palm leaves. The process takes around two hours, and is completed with the roof being covered in green silk. Fun fact, the water and liquid is poured in beautiful silver cups and glasses.
The total list of materials needed to wash the Kaaba are listed below: