Abdullah al-Ghumari

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Abdullah bin al-Siddiq al-GhumariAbdullah al-Ghumari_header_cell_0_0_0
PersonalAbdullah al-Ghumari_header_cell_0_1_0
BornAbdullah al-Ghumari_header_cell_0_2_0 1910

TangierAbdullah al-Ghumari_cell_0_2_1

DiedAbdullah al-Ghumari_header_cell_0_3_0 1993Abdullah al-Ghumari_cell_0_3_1
ReligionAbdullah al-Ghumari_header_cell_0_4_0 IslamAbdullah al-Ghumari_cell_0_4_1
NationalityAbdullah al-Ghumari_header_cell_0_5_0 MoroccanAbdullah al-Ghumari_cell_0_5_1
EthnicityAbdullah al-Ghumari_header_cell_0_6_0 MoroccanAbdullah al-Ghumari_cell_0_6_1
DenominationAbdullah al-Ghumari_header_cell_0_7_0 SunniAbdullah al-Ghumari_cell_0_7_1
JurisprudenceAbdullah al-Ghumari_header_cell_0_8_0 MalikiAbdullah al-Ghumari_cell_0_8_1
CreedAbdullah al-Ghumari_header_cell_0_9_0 Ash'ariAbdullah al-Ghumari_cell_0_9_1
MovementAbdullah al-Ghumari_header_cell_0_10_0 SufismAbdullah al-Ghumari_cell_0_10_1
Alma materAbdullah al-Ghumari_header_cell_0_11_0 Al-Azhar UniversityAbdullah al-Ghumari_cell_0_11_1
TariqaAbdullah al-Ghumari_header_cell_0_12_0 ShadhiliyyahAbdullah al-Ghumari_cell_0_12_1
OccupationAbdullah al-Ghumari_header_cell_0_13_0 Hadith scholarAbdullah al-Ghumari_cell_0_13_1

Abu al-Fadl Abdullah bin Muhammad bin al-Siddiq al-Ghumari (1910–1993) was a Moroccan preacher, jurist and theologian. Abdullah al-Ghumari_sentence_0

Life Abdullah al-Ghumari_section_0

Ghumari was born in Tangier in 1910, and died there in 1993. Abdullah al-Ghumari_sentence_1

As a child, he was primarily educated by his father Muhammad bin al-Siddiq al-Ghumari, an Islamic scholar. Abdullah al-Ghumari_sentence_2

He memorized the Qur'an at an early age, in addition to Bulugh al-Maram, Alfiya and Ajārūmīya in Arabic grammar. Abdullah al-Ghumari_sentence_3

Ghumari later travelled to Fas for his higher education, but then enrolled in the University of al-Karaouine. Abdullah al-Ghumari_sentence_4

While there, he also studied Mosque of Uqba, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and important seat of Muslim religious learning. Abdullah al-Ghumari_sentence_5

During his study, Ghumari studies canonical texts in Sunni Islam, including Al-Qastallani's explanation of Sahih al-Bukhari and the works of Khalil ibn Ishaq al-Jundi. Abdullah al-Ghumari_sentence_6

Eventually, Ghumari switched from Karaouine to Al-Azhar University in 1930 and graduating the next year. Abdullah al-Ghumari_sentence_7

During his education, Ghumari was a student of Al-Kawthari, of whom Ghumari would later hold extremely negative views. Abdullah al-Ghumari_sentence_8

Due to fears in the wider Arab world regarding the influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in the mid-twentieth century, Ghumari was accused of having ties to a foreign group. Abdullah al-Ghumari_sentence_9

In 1961, he was sentenced to ten years in prison, likely due to his time spent in Egypt where the Brotherhood had formed. Abdullah al-Ghumari_sentence_10

His older brother, Ahmad al-Ghumari, fell ill upon hearing of his younger brother's long sentence and died eight months later. Abdullah al-Ghumari_sentence_11

Teachers Abdullah al-Ghumari_section_1

He studied under Muhammad al-Tahir ibn 'Ashur, Yusuf al-Nabhani, Muhammad Zahid al-Kawthari, Muhammad Bakhit al-Muti'i, and Hasanayn Muhammad Makhluf. Abdullah al-Ghumari_sentence_12

Students Abdullah al-Ghumari_section_2

Ghumari’s students included Salâh Ud Dîn At Tijânî and Muhammad bin Yahya al-Ninowy, Hassan al-Kattani. Abdullah al-Ghumari_sentence_13

Hamza Yusuf received an ijazah from him. Abdullah al-Ghumari_sentence_14


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