Bio: Sh. `Abd al-Qadir al-Jaza’iri

Al-Amir Sheikh `Abd al-Qadir al-Jaza’iri al-Hasani al-Idrisi

b. 1222 H. in Algeria – d. 1300 H. in Damascus
radiya Allah anhu

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He was `abd al-Qadir ibn Muhyi al-Din ibn al-Mustafa ibn Muhammad, from a family of nobles, originally from al-Maghrib al-Aqsa (Marokko), then they migrated to Algeria.

English

He was born on Friday the 23rd of Rajab year 122 H. in the village of al-Qaytana (القيهطنجة) in the region near Ma`askar (معسمكر) in al-Maghrib al-Awsat in a family known for its piety. He grew up under his father’s care, memorized the Qur’an as a young boy in his father’s madrasa and learnt from him the basics of fiqh and other sciences, and then he studied under other scholars.

In 1236, he travelled to Oran (وهران to persue his studies util he gained mastery in various subjects such as Arabic litterature, hte sciences of Tawhid and Fiqh and logic. He memorized most part of Sahih al-Bukhari. He also learnt French, and was trained in horse-riding and the use of weapons, hence he became conversant with both the sword and the pen.

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Source: Dar al-Fikr booklet

عربي

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Burial Place

Location of the maqam:

He was buried in the Maqam of al-Sheikh al-Akbar in Salihiyya, however his remains removed and brought to Algeria in 196x, upon the request of the Algerian government.

Reference:
Dar al-Fikr

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[1] JK/Ziarat 2006
[2] OZ/Ziarat 2006
[3] GFH/Ziarat ~2004

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Original site: damas-original.nur.nu

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