IHRAM - SET Of TWO Soft and Thick Towels. Size of each towel about 44 x 90 inches
Size of each towel - 44 x 90 inches
Ihram (also spelt Ahram) refers to the simple garments worn by Muslims performing the rites of Hajj and/or Umrah.
Clothing (for men) consists of 2 large size towels usually made from high quality, thick and soft, towel material. These towels do not have any seams or stitching.
The simple, white Ihram clothing is intended to make everyone appear the same, as in the eyes of Allah there is no difference between a prince and a pauper.
One towel covers the body from the navel to the knees. It is usually secured with a belt or rope. The second towel is draped over the torso in such a way that the right shoulder is left bare. This piece is knotted on the right side.
Simple sandals are worn instead of shoes to protect the feet from the hot, burning desert sand.
For women there is no clear prescription. Women's clothing, therefore, varies considerably and reflects regional as well as religious attitudes. In general female hajjis clothe themselves in long white robes, covering the body from head to foot.