Saturday, February 20, 2016

Sheikh Abdullah Awad Al Juhany Biography

Sheikh Abdullah Awad Al Juhany is the youngest of all the Imams in Masjid Al Haram and was born in the year 1976, in the city of Madinah, Saudi Arabia. He completed the memorization of the Quran at a very young age.

At a very young age he entered in the Quran Recitation Competition which was held in Masjid Al Haram (and still is) every year and won the first prize.

He has four children, two sons and two daughters. Both of his sons are young and are memorizing the Holy Quran

As he came from a very Religious background, his parents wanted to him to progress in the field and hence he gained education from Umm Al Qurra University, and gained a P.H.D Degree in Islamic Sharia and Quranic Recitation. Thus making him one of the youngest ones to gain a P.H.D Degree from Umm Al Qura University.





Sheikh Juhany was appointed to Lead Taraweeh Prayers in Masjid Al Nabawi in the year 1998-1999 and finally in 2007 he was appointed as a permanent Imam to lead Salah in Masjid Al Haram, Makkah.

Sheikh Juhany has been blessed to be the only Imam who has led Salah in almost all significant Mosques in Islamic History, including Masjid Al Quba, Masjid Qiblatein, Masjid Al Jinn, Masjid Al Nabawi and Masjid Al Haram.

He leads with Sheikh Maher Al Muaiqly in pairs usually leading the first 10 Rakahs, and currenlty he leads Salat Al Fajar in Masjid Al Haram

Here is a Video of his Leading Prayer in Masjid Al Haram :



Last Updated: 22nd July 2016