Ghilaf-e-Kaaba Changing Ceremony Held in Makkah Watch Clip
As every year on the ocean of the Hajj, Ghilaf-e-Kaaba in Mecca will be changed on the day of Arafat. Special guests will be invited by the royal family of Saudi Arabia on the day. Prepares this year, members of the royal family and the workers of the factory, which changes the Ghilaf.
Today Ghilaf-e-Kaaba prepared by 240members factory in Makkah. An amount of 20 million Saudi Riyal spent on the Ghilaf. The Ghilaf consisting of 670 kg of pure silk. Almost 15 kg gold is used in the manufacture of Kiswah. Silver and copper is used in the manufacture of Kiswah. It is Hajj Sermon be replaced with the old Ghilaf one day before.
The old Ghilaf-e-Kaaba will be distributed among the heads of state and other royal guests in Mecca on the ocean of Hajj. Kaaba is washed well before the change of Ghilaf. The royal guests witness the entire event in Haram Sharif. The royal family of Saudi Arabia has the honor of change Ghilaf since 1932nd
The factory in Mecca was built in 1916 by the Saudi royal family. It was in 1932, because of some internal differences in the royal family closed. However, it was in 1962 to reopen Muslim experts from around the world have been engaged in the manufacture of Kiswah in the factory. They work day and night, throughout the year and prepare Kiswah before Hajj.
The Saudi royal family bears all costs for the factory for the production Kiswah in Mecca. Employees will also be an opportunity, their Hajj as a royal guest and an honor for them is so good given. But as part of the preparation Ghilaf-e-Kaaba is a great honor for himself.