The Late Scholar Muhammad al Wasaabee

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Name: Abu Ibraheem Muhammad ibn ‘Abdul Wahhab ibn ‘Ali ibn Muhammad al-Wassabi al-Abdali al-Yemeni

Birthday: 12-Safar-1376 H


He learnt basic reading, writing and Qur’an from his father.
Studied at the Dar Al-Hadith in Madeenah from 1392 to 1396. Then he studied at Ma’had in Haram al-Makki from 1397 to 1398. And then he went back to Yemen to call to Tawheed and Sunnah and warn against Shirk and Bid’ah.

After that in 1408H he went to seek knowledge from Shaykh Muqbil in Dammaj and remained with him till 1412H except during winter months when he used to go back to his Masjid in the city of Hadeedah.

His Books:

He has authored quite a few books. The most famous books is Al-Qawlul Mufeed fi Adilatu tawheed.

Shaykh Muqbil had introduced some of his books and praised him.

His Teachers:

Shaykh al-Wassabi hafidhahullah studied with some of the seniormost mashaykh of recent times like Ibn Baz, al-Albani, al-Uthaymeen, Muqbil, Hammad al-Ansari, Bakr bin Abdullah Abu Zayd and others.

His Students:

Shaykh Yahya ibn ‘Ali al-Hajooree, Shaykh Muhammad ibn Salih as-Somali, Shaykh Muhammad bin Ali Maqbool al-Muhammadi, Shaykh Ali bin Muhammad Kulaisi and many others.

Scholar’s praise for him:

Shaykh Muqbil referred to Shaykh Muhammad al-Wassabee as the Mufti of Yemen in some of his lessons.
Shaykh Ahmed an-Najmi called him Al-Aalim al-Jaleel(great Scholar) in the introduction of the book al-Qawlul Mufeed…
The brother Sameer al-Hudaydee mentioned that he went to Shaykh Rabee’ and said:
“The followers of Abul Hasan (al-Misree) say there are no ‘Ulamaah in Yemen!”, so ash-Shaykh Rabee responded by saying “Ash-Shaykh Muhammad (Ibn Abdulwahhab), what is he?! …”

Click here to read about a recent meeting of Sh. Wasabi & Sh. Rabee.

Shaykh al-Wassabi is also well-known to Shaykh Ubayd al-Jabiri as can be found here.


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