‘Abdullaah Ibn Munay’

Descending from the tribe of Banee Zayd, he was born in Shaqraa., which is the capital of the region of al-Washm on 15th of Sha’baan 1349 A.H./1928 C.E.

He graduated from his preliminary studies from Madrasah Shaqraa. In 1365 A.H./1944 C.E.

He then graduated from the University of Imaam Muhammad Ibn Sa’ood in 1377 A.H./1956 C.E. He attained his Masters at the Higher Institute for the Judiciary, which is part of the University if Imaam Muhammad Ibn Sa’ood in 1389 A.H./1977 C.E.

He worked as a teacher at Madrasah Shaqraa. for 3 years beginning in 1369 A.H./1948 C.E., then a teacher at the Educational Institute in Shaqraa. in 1375 A.H./1954 C.E. He then worked as the curator for Daar al-Kutub as-Sa’oodiyyah in 1377 A.H./1956 C.E.

And in the years 1390-1394 A.H. (excluding 1393 A.H.)/1969-1973 C.E. he was appointed for judicial work in the Council of Knowledge and the Higher Council of the Judiciary.

Then, in 1396-1397 A.H./1975-1976 C.E. he worked as general deputy to the general head of Islaamic Research, Fataawa, Da’wah and Guidance.

And at the end of 1397 A.H./1976 C.E. he was appointed a judge in the western region of Makkah, and he still remains in that post to date.

He is also a member of the Council of Senior Scholars, the Permanent Committee for Islaamic Research and Fataawa, the Higher Committee for Endowments and also the Higher Committee for Daar al-Hadeeth al-Khayriyyah in Makkah.

He has a number of books to his name, in addition to taking part in public religious services such as providing fataawa on television and the radio programme “Noorun ‘alad-Darb”.

He also supervises some students in the preparation of their theses at the Masters degree and Doctorate levels, whilst also taking part in the (university) committee discussing theses.

Abu 'Abdullaah, Mohammed Akhtar Chaudhry

About Abu 'Abdullaah, Mohammed Akhtar Chaudhry

- from London, UK. He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004.