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Biography - Ali Al Hudhaify PDF Print E-mail
Quran Recitations - Shaikh Ali Al Hudhaify - Quran Reciter
Sunday, 24 October 2010 22:23

Shaikh Ali bin Abdur Rahman bin Ali bin Ahmed Al Hudhaify is from the Hudhaify tribe from Al Awamir which are from bani Khatha’m. The Awamirs dwell in northern Areedah south of Makkah by 360 kilometers. The Hudhaify family has been chosen as the leaders of Al Awamirs centuries ago and remain so till this day. Shaikh Ali Al Hudhaify was born in 1366 in the village of Al Qarn Al Mustaqeem in the Awamir area in a religious family. His father was the Imam and Khateeb of the Saudi army.

Shaikh Hudhaify first took his education from the knowledgeable Shuyookh of his village and completed reading Qur’an the in the presence of Shaikh Mohammad bin Ibrahim Al Hudhaify Al Amry and also memorized some parts. He studied and memorized different learning mutoon (poems) in the Sharee’ah sciences. In 1381h he attended Al Salafiyyah Al Ahliyyah school in Baljurashi to further his knowledge. He then attended the science institute in Baljurashi and graduated from it in 1388H. He continued his studies and entered the Sharee’ah College in Riyadh in 1388H and graduated from the same school in 1392H.

After graduating he was employed as a teacher at the science institute in Baljurashi. He taught Tafseer, Tawheed, Nahu and Sarf (arabic grammar) and hand writing in addition to being Imam and Khateeb of the grand mosque in Baljurashi. He received his master’s degree from Al Azhar University in 1395 and then received a doctoral degree from the same university in Fiqh in Sharee’ah politics division. He worked at the Islamic university from 1397 and taught Tawhid and Fiqh in the Shaee’ah College. He also taught at the Hadeeth college as well as Dawah and Usool al Din college.

He became Imam and Khateeb of the Quba Mosque than was appointed Imam and Khateeb of the Prophets Mosque in 1399. He then became Imam of the Haram Mosque at the beginning of Ramadhan 1401h, and then returned to being the Imam and Khateeb of the Prophets Mosque in 1402h and continues in this capacity. Shaikh Ali Al Hudhaify is considered one of the Qurraa of Saudi Arabia and the Islamic world. He has many recordings that are used and broadcasted all over the world.

The Shaikh was given an Ijazzah in Qirrat by many of top Quraa. A few are listed below,

Shaikh Ahmed Abdul Aziz Al Zayyat in the ten Qirrat.

Sheikh Aamir Al Sayed Uthman Ijazzah in the way of Hafs and read to him the seven Qirrat but did not complete Surat Al Baqarah due to the death of Sheikh Uthman.

Sheikh Abdul Fattah Al Qadhi, he recited the complete Qur’an to him in the way of Hafs.

He also has an Ijazzah in Hadeeth from Sheikh Hammad Al Ansari.

He has a learning circle (Halaqa) at the Prophets Mosque wherein he teaches Hadeeth and Fiqh and there are books written by him in his hand writing.



Last Updated on Sunday, 13 March 2011 23:56