Abu 'Abdullaah 'Abdur-Rahmaan Ibn Naasir Aal Sa'dee
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was the Shaykh Abu 'Abdullaah 'Abdur-Rahmaan Ibn Naasir Ibn
'Abdullaah Ibn Naasir Aal Sa'dee from the tribe of Banee Tameem.
was born in the city of 'Unayzah, in the region of Qaseem,
on the 12th of Muharram in the year 1307 A.H./1886 C.E. His
mother passed away when he was four years old and his father
passed away when he was seven years old.
memorised the Qur.aan and mastered the science of its recitation
before he reached the age of 11 years. He then engaged himself
in seeking knowledge, studying with the scholars of his city
and those who visited it.
amongst his famous teachers were: Shaykh Ibraaheem Ibn Muhammad
Ibn Haasir, Shaykh Muhammad Ibn Abdul Kareem ash-Shibil, Shaykh
Saalih Ibn 'Uthmaan, the judge of 'Unayzah and Shaykh Muhammad
Shanqeetee, a resident of Hijaaz, and other than them. However,
whoever said his teachers were Ibn Taymiyyah and his student
Ibn al-Qayyim, then indeed they spoke the truth, for he was
certainly an enthusiastic student of their works.
major characteristic he had was his noble manners. He was
extremely humble with the elders and the youngsters. He would
talk to all individuals according to his level of understanding
and according to that which was good for him. He was indifferent
and aloof from the splendor of this world and the temptations
of life. He did not care for rank, power nor glory.
wrote many books, some of which are: Tafseer al-Qur.aan in
eight volumes, Haashiyah Fiqhiyyah, Deewaan Khutab, al-Qawaa.id
al-Hisaan, Tanzeeh ad-Deen, Radd alaa al-Qaseemee, al-Haqq
al-Waadhih al-Mubayyin, Bahjatu Quloob al-Abraar, ar-Riyaadh
an-Naadhirah, and other than them.
continued to live a gratified and praiseworthy life until
he passed away on the 24th of Jumaada ath-Thaanee in the year
1376 A.H./1955 C.E.