Abd al-Ghani al-Maqdisi
‘Abd al-Ghanī ibn ‘Abd al-Wāḥid al-Jammā’īlī al-Maqdisi (Arabic: عبدالغني المقدسي) was a classical Sunni Islamic scholar and a prominent Hadith master.[vague] His full name was al-Imam al-Hafidh Abu Muhammad Abdul-Ghani ibn Abdul-Wahid al-Jammaʻili al-Maqdisi al-Hanbali. He was born in 541 AH (1146 CE) in the village of Jummail in Palestine. He studied with scholars in Damascus; many of whom were from his own extended family. He studied with many scholars including the Imam of Tasawwuf, Shaykh Abdul Qadir al-Jilani. He was the first person to establish a school on Mount Qasioun near Damascus. He died in 600 AH (1203 CE).
‘Abd al-Ghanī al-Maqdīsi
|Born||1146 CE/541 AH|
|Died||1203 CE/600 AH|
|Resting place||Al-Qurafah cemetery|
|Era||Islamic golden age|
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