Saturday, August 27, 2011
Idum ould Nafi He was born in 1930 and was a descendent of Abu Bakr As Sadeeq(raa). As a student he studied a traditional Islamic education curriculum, memorizing the entire Qur'an and multiple books on Maliki fiqh,arabic grammar and rhetoric. When he completed his studies he made Hajj on foot,passing through Mali,Niger,Nigeria,Chad,Sudan and Egypt. He spent the end of the 1950's and early 1960's in Mecca and Madina sitting with the scholars and returned to Mauritania in the early 70's where he became a Judge. He passed away during Ramadhan in 2005.