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Muḥammad al-Fātiḥ b. Qarīb Allāh b. Abī Ṣāliḥ b. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib
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b. 1915, d. 11 Shaʿbān 1406/21 April 1985.

Sources

al-Qawm, 13, Shaʿbān 1407/April 1987; the whole issue is devoted to Shaykh Muḥammad al-Fātiḥ and the Sammāniyya.

Biography

Educated at al-Maʿhad al-ʿilmī in Omdurman, he worked to train reciters of the Qurʾān. He succeeded his father as head of the Qarībiyya Sammāniyya.

He worked actively to propagate the Sammāniyya; among those to whom he gave an ijāza was the Nigerian scholar, Nasiru Kabara (see further, Loimeier (1991), 165-74).

The following list is based on Qarīb Allāh, Ṭarīqa Samm…

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“Muḥammad al-Fātiḥ b. Qarīb Allāh b. Abī Ṣāliḥ b. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 26 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_10005_5_2>
First published online: 2016



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