Saalih ibn Ghaanim al-Sadlaan

Saalih ibn Ghaanim al-Sadlaan

Saalih ibn Ghaanim al-Sadlaan

In the Name of Allâh, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful

He was born in Buraydah, al-Qaseem province, Saudi Arabia in the
year 1362 A.H. He began his pursuit of knowledge by memorizing the
Noble Quran under the auspices of his father, who was a scholar in
his own right. He continued his studies at al-Imaam Muhammad bin
Sa’ud Islamic University and completed his intermediary studies in
the year 1381 A.H. In the year 1386 A.H., he acquired a degree in
Sharee’ah from the University. In the same year he behan to teach at
the Wizaarah al-Ma’aarif. In the year 1391 A.H., he acquired a
Master’s Degree in Fiqh. His thesis was entitled al-Shuroot fee
an-Nikaah. In the year 1395 A.H., he recieved a doctorate in Fiqh in
the Faculty of sharee’ah. His thesis was entitled, an-Niyyah wa
Atharuhaa fee al-Ahkaam ash-Shar’iyyah. Currently, he is a teacher
in the Department of Fiqh in the School of Sharee’ah at Muhammad ibn
Saud Islamic University.

Congregational Prayer

Dr Saalih ibn Ghaanim al-Sadlaan. The Congregational Prayer is one of
the most important outward manifestations of Islam. Prayer
is of extreme importance to the well-being of a persons
religion. But prayer in Islam is more than just an
individual spiritual experience. It is mean to be performed
in a congregation – the foundation of a Muslim society as a
whole. In this work, Dr al-Sadlaan has done an excellent job
of discussing the most important fiqh topics related to the
Congregational Prayer. The following topics are covered in
this work, the wisdom behind Congregational Prayer, the
place for performing Congregational Prayer and the virtues
of attending the mosque, the legal status of the
Congregational Prayer, repeating a paryer in congregation,
performing sallat al-taraweeh of Ramadhaan in congregation,
women performing Congregational Prayer and many other
topics. This book is essential reading for all Muslim
leaders and Imaams.

Fiqh Made Easy

In this work, the world- renowned scholar of comparative fiqh, Dr.
Saalih al-Sadlaan of Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University
discusses the most important issues of fiqh. In this work,
the author has done an excellent job of concisely mentioning
the most important aspects of the different fiqh topics he
discussed. Furthermore, he has discussed many issues that
are not greatly discussed in the English literature, such as
the rules concerning bequests and endowments. Hence, this
work was chosen to be translated as a welcomed addition to
the available English literature.

The Fiqh of Marriage

In this work, the world renowned scholar of comparative fiqh of
marriage. Dr. Saalih al-Sadlaan of Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic
University covers the most important topics related to the
fiqh of marriage. Dr. al-Sadlaan discusses the topics found
in traditional books of fiqh, such as the place of the
dower, the minimum and maximum amount of the dower, and when
the woman is entitled to all, half or none of her dower. He
also discusses the rights of the husband and wife in Islam
and sexual etiquette in Islam. Written by a contemporary,
the work also deals with many modern issues that were not
touched upon by earlier scholars. In particular, the author
deals with the following: engagement rings, music and
dancing at the wedding parties, exorbitant dowers,
honeymoons and many other topics of importance for Muslims
everywhere. This small but very informative book is a must
for Imams and directors of Islamic Centers. In addition, it
is a great handbook for all who are already married as well
as all who are pondering marriage.

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