Kaaba


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(Islam) a black stone building in Mecca that is shaped like a cube and that is the most sacred Muslim pilgrim shrine

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The Kaaba is a cube structure that is the focal point of Islam, draped in a gold-embroidered black cloth, towards which Muslims around the world pray.
During circumambulation, pilgrims kiss the black stone or touch the Kaaba or the black silk and cotton fabric, called the Kiswa, which covers it.
"La Kaaba (la maison cubique qui se trouve a l'interieure de la mosquee de La Mecque, ndlr) accueillait a l'epoque des centaines d'idoles".
To mark the occasion, Al-Soudais affirmed the diligence of the leadership of the Kingdom of Saudi Araba in the Holy Kaaba, the Qiblat of all Muslims, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
To mark the occasion, Al-Sudais affirmed the interest of the wise leadership of the Kingdom of Saudi Araba in the Holy Kaaba, the Qibla of all Muslims, pointing out that Adviser to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Governor of Makkah Region Prince Khalid Al-Faisal's handing over of the Kiswa on behalf of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, to the chief of Custodian of the Holy Kaaba, embodies the great keenness of the State to provide all its capabilities to King Abdulaziz Complex for the Manufacture of Kiswa.
According to a report by Saudi Gazette , the department of the kingdom's Ministry of Finance that looks after the management of projects oversaw the maintenance work on the Kaaba.
The exhibit includes more than 50 carefully curated items including photos, works of art, books and manuscripts, offering deeper insights into the history of the Holy Kaaba. Visitors can learn about the stages of its construction and its architectural features and adornment.
'Ya Hayyu Ya Qayyum - Honoured and privileged to have this special piece of the Kiswah that covers the Kaaba in Mecca at my home in London.
The broker did not say who was selling the piece of cloth, but added that it was old and belonged to Al Sheebi, the family looking after the Kaaba since pre-Islam times.
JEDDAH, Oct 2 (KUNA) -- On behalf of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Makkah Governor Prince Khaled Al-Faisal led Monday the ceremonial washing of the Holy Kaaba in the presence of several Saudi officials and Muslim diplomats.
As the home of the Holy Kaaba -- the holiest site in Islam -- it presents a special challenge and honour for any developer and architect.
Muslims in Makkah performed their prayer in Kaaba (Al-Masjid al-Haram) while Muslims in Madinah performed in Al Masjid al-Nabawi and prayed for all Muslims and Islamic World.
A BAHRAINI man who found fame for swimming around the Kaaba in Mecca when it flooded 74 years ago has died.
MECCA, Saudi Arabia -- As a child, Osama al-Bar would walk from his home past Islam's holiest site, the Kaaba, to the market of spice and fabric merchants where his father owned a store.
Sheikh Yousef pointed out that the hotel launch was only the first stage of developing the Kaaba Mountain region.