05-04-2007, 05:41 AM
Here InshaAllah i will post Biographies of the 'Premenent Committee'. However, there is already a biography on the Head of the Premenent Committee Shaykh Abdul Aziz Ala Ash Shaykh, So i will start with who is next in rank:
Deputy Head: Shaykh 'Abdullaah Ibn 'Abdur-Rahmaan Aal Ghudayyaan
He was born in 1345 A.H./1934 C.E. in the city of az-Zulfee.
He studied the basics of reading and writing, when young, with 'Abdullaah Ibn 'Abdul-'Azeez as-Suhaymee, and 'Abdullaah Ibn 'Abdur-Rahmaan al-Ghayth, and Faalih ar-Roomee. He also studied the basics of fiqh, tawheed, Arabic grammar and faraa.id with Hamdaan Ibn Ahmad al-Baatil. He then travelled to Riyadh in 1363 A.H./1952 C.E., and in 1366 A.H./1955 C.E. he enrolled into al-Madrasah as-Sa'oodiyyah al-Ibtidaa.iyyah (previously known as Madrasatul-Aytaam) and graduated from there in 1368 A.H./1957 C.E.
He was then appointed a teacher in al-Madrasah al-'Azeeziyyah, and in 1371 A.H./1960 C.E. he enrolled into the Educational Institute. During this period he studied with Shaykh Muhammad Ibn Ibraaheem Aal ash-Shaykh. He also studied fiqh with Shaykh Sa'ood Ibn Rashood who was the (grand) judge of Riyadh, and tawheed with Shaykh Ibraaheem Ibn Sulaymaan, and Arabic grammar and faraa.id with Shaykh 'Abdul-Lateef Ibn Ibraaheem. He then continued his studies until he graduated from the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 1372 A.H./1961 C.E.
He was then appointed head of one of the courts, and then later transferred to teaching at the Educational Institute in 1378 A.H./1967 C.E. In 1380 A.H./1969 C.E. he was then appointed a teacher at the Faculty of Sharee'ah, and in 1386 A.H./1975 C.E. he was transferred to passing fatwa at the Daar al-Iftaa.
In 1391 A.H./1980 C.E. he was appointed a member of The Permanent Committee for Islaamic Research and Fataawa in addition to member of the Council of Senior Scholars.
He studied with a number of scholars in differing fields, and from amongst the well-known (in addition to those who have preceded) are:
Shaykh 'Abdul-'Azeez Ibn 'Abdullaah Ibn Baaz (rahima-hullaah) with whom he studied fiqh;
Shaykh 'Abdullaah al-Khulayfee with whom he also studied fiqh;
Shaykh 'Abdul-'Azeez Ibn Rasheed with whom he studied fiqh, tawheed and faraa.id;
Shaykh Muhammad al-Ameen ash-Shanqeetee with whom he studied usool al-fiqh, sciences of the Qur.aan, and tafseer;
Shaykh 'Abdur-Rahmaan al-Afreeqee with whom he studied mustalah and hadeeth;
Shaykh 'Abdur-Razzaaq 'Afeefee;
'Abdul-Fattaah Qaaree al-Bukhaaree with whom he studied the Qur.aan in the recitation of Hafs 'an 'Aasim, to which the chain of transmission reaches the Messenger (sal-Allaahu `alayhe wa sallam).
In addition to what has preceded of his work, from 1389 A.H./1978 C.E. to date he has been a teacher of fiqh, usool al-fiqh, al-qawaa.id al-fiqhiyyah, mustalah and hadeeth, tafseer and it's sciences and 'aqeedah.
He has also been teaching fiqh in organised gatherings/lessons most days of the week, according to his schedule of many duties, after maghrib and after 'Ishaa. Sometimes he will teach after fajr and also after 'asr.
From 1395 A.H./1984 C.E., in addition to his work with The Permanent Committee, he gave lessons to students of knowledge in higher studies at the University of Imaam Muhammad and the Faculty of Sharee'ah in fiqh, usool al-fiqh, al-qawaa.id al-fiqhiyyah. He was also involved in supervising a number of theses at the Masters degree and Doctorate level, whilst also taking part in the (university) committee discussing theses. During this period, many students studied with him.
When Shaykh 'Abdullaah Ibn Humayd died in 1402 A.H./1991 C.E., he was undertook to giving fatwa on the radio programme "Noorun 'alad-Darb".
InshaAllah i will post the next Shaykh in a few days. May Allah grant us sucess Ameen!
05-13-2007, 11:29 PM
:sl: As said MashaaAllah here is the next Shaykh in the P.C.Reply
Shaykh 'Abdullaah Ibn Hasan al-Qu'ood
He was born on the 17th night of Ramadhaan in 1343 A.H./1922 C.E. in the town of al-'Areeq which is known as Waadee Hu'aam, which happens to be one of the Waadee's of Yamaamah.
He was brought up by his noble parents in affluent surroundings. He studied the basics of reading and writing from the Mushaf with Muhammad Ibn Sa'd Aal Sulaymaan. He later memorised the Qur.aan and some treatises of Shaykh al-Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah, Imaam Muhammad Ibn 'Abdul-Wahhaab with the judge of his town, at that time being Shaykh 'Abdul-'Azeez Ibn Ibraaheem Aal 'Abdul-Lateef.
After this, his desire to seek knowledge became stronger, so on the 27th of Safar 1367 A.H./1946 C.E. he left his affluent surroundings, he travelled to Shaykh 'Abdul-'Azeez Ibn 'Abdullaah Ibn Baaz who was in the region of Kharj. He remained with him for 4 years, not including breaks to return home to visit his parents whom used to assist him financially whilst he travelled seeking knowledge.
He studied a number of works with Shaykh Ibn Baaz from the major books and other than them from the books of hadeeth and fiqh. During his time with him, he memorised a number of treatises including Buloogh al-Maraam, and he was very keen in seeking knowledge based upon authentic proofs.
When the Educational Institute opened in Riyadh at the beginning of 1371 A.H./1950 C.E. he transferred there and later graduated from the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 1377 A.H./1956 C.E.
From amongst his teachers there were:
Shaykh 'Abdul-'Azeez Ibn Baaz;
Shaykh 'Abdur-Razzaaq 'Afeefee;
Shaykh Muhammad al-Ameen ash-Shanqeetee;
Shaykh 'Abdur-Rahmaan al-Afreeqee.
On the 4th of Jumaada al-Oolaa in 1375 A.H./1954 C.E. he was appointed a teacher at the Educational Institute, and then on the 9th of Jumaada al-Oolaa he transferred to the Minsitry of Education and worked there as an inspector of religious studies for secondary schools.
On the 8th of Dhul-Qa'dah 1380 A.H./1959 C.E. he transferred to the Court of Grievances and worked there as a member of the judiciary.
On the 1st of Rabee' ath-Thaanee 1397 A.H./1976 C.E. he was made a member of the Permanent Committee for Islaamic Research and Fataawa, arising from his appointment to the Council of Senior Scholars.
On the 1st of Muharram 1406 A.H./1985 C.E. he retired.
He still partakes in educational activities and passes fatwa, and assists the University of al-Malik Sa'ood by giving levtures to students in higher studies in the department of Islaamic Education.
On the 20th of Sha'baan 1378 A.H./1957 C.E. he was appointed the imaam and khateeb of the Jaami' al-Masheeqeeq in Riyadh.
On the 1st of Muharram 1391 A.H./1970 C.E. he was appointed the imaam and khateeb of the Jaami' of al-Malik 'Abdul-'Azeez, a post which he still holds to date.
He has a number of publications to his name, amongst them a collection of his khutbah's put together in 4 volumes.
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