Sheikh Mishary bin Rashid Alafasy (Arabic: الشيخ مشاري بن راشد العفاسي; born in Kuwait in September 5, 1976) is a Kuwaiti national, a qari and a munshid. He is the Imam of Masjid Al-Kabir Grand Mosque (Kuwait) in Kuwait City, and leads the taraweeh prayers in Ramadan every year.
Sheikh al-ʿAfāsī studied at the College of the Quran and Islamic Studies at the Islamic University of Madinah and specialized in the ten readings and translations of the Quran. Also, he has been certified by a number of scholars of Quran. He makes frequent appearances on television. Many of his recitations can be also found on YouTube or
There are two Space channels for Sheikh Meshary, The first is Alafasy TV and another more recent channel, Alafasy Q. Samples of his Quranic recitations and nasheeds can be found on the Alafsy official website. In August 2009, Sheikh Alafasy released a nasheed video called "Ramadan" under the Zain label, in which he sings in Arabic, English, and French. A voice-only recording, it was positively received in the Muslim world with television stations broadcasting throughout the month.During the month of Ramadan, in 2010, Al-Afasy returned to the ICOI to lead the taraweeh prayers.Sheikh Mishary bin Rashid Al-Afasy or Mishary Rashid Ghareeb Mohammed Rashed Al-Afasy is a Kuwaiti international-renewed reciter or Qari. He was born in Kuwait on September 5, 1976 (Sunday 11th of Ramadan 1396 H).Mishary Rashid Al-Afasy made his Quran studies in the College of the Holy Quran and his Islamic Studies about “the ten readings and translations of the Holy Quran'’ at the Islamic University of Madinah (Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia).
Mishary Al Afasy is now the Imam of Masjid Al-Kabir (Great Mosque) in Kuwait City and leads the Taraweh prayers of Ramadan in the same Mosque.
Other than an outstanding Qur'an reciter, Mishary Rashid Al Afasy is an acclaimed chanter with a beautiful, melodious voice. His tracks “Ossalli Alayk”, “Anta Rahmani”, “Ara Aldonya” were very well welcomed by a large public. His “Asmae Allah Al Hosna” is an inescapable of religious songs.Sheikh Alafasy is married and has two daughters. He's also nicknamed Abu Nora.
- Uyoon Al Afaaee (2004)
- Laysa Al Gharib (2005)
- Haneeni (2006)
- Qalbi Sagheer (2007)
- Zekrayat (2008)
- Ramadan (2009)
- Daughters of the Wind (2011)
You can Hear Surah Rehman in his voice here:
Although All of the Surahs are best recited. But if u will Listen to surah Rehman. You shall begin to cry.
He Has Recited every surah and u can listen it on many websites.
here is the most beautiful Adhaan in the world now:
We really need to hear his tilawat. As we have lessened much to hear Quraan.
May Allah bless him bestest rewards in this world and the hereafter.Ameen Sum Ameen