Reason for circulating the Ka’bah counterclockwise

Mufti : Muhammad Salih Al-Munajjid

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I would like to know the signifigance and purpose of walking around the Kaabar Sha’rif. Why is it to be kept to the left? Is the walking only done at Mecca or is it done on a daily basis as well? Any information you could give me would be greatly appreciated.

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