The Shaykh disliked attention...
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the Imaam, the Shaykh - Muhammad
ibn Saalih al-'Uthaymeen (rahima-hullaah),
it has been narrated by Abu Khaalid 'Abdul-Kareem al-Miqrin:
is known to many Muslims, the Shaykh disliked attention as
well as titles and positions of importance.
Shaykh was a member of the Council of Senior Scholars, and
as such he requested that I not mention this of him whilst
hosting the radio programme ((Noor 'alad-Darb)). He suggested
it was sufficient I introduce him as the imaam and khateeb
of al-Jaami' al-Kabeer masjid in the city of 'Unayzah, and
a teacher at the Faculty of Sharee'ah and Usool ad-Deen in
So I adhered to the Shaykh's request since I began hosting
the programme until he died.
many of those who loved the Shaykh ask me:
Abu Khaalid, why is it that you do not mention that the Shaykh
is a member of the Council of Senior Scholars?
I respond by telling them this was the Shaykh's personal request."
'ashar 'aam ma'a Samaahatil-'Allaamah ash-Shaykh Ibn 'Uthaymeen
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