Inna lilhi wa inna elayhi rajeoun. The Saudi-based author of the famous book ‘Hisnul Muslim’ – ‘Fortress of the Muslim’ passed away early morning of Monday in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia after a prolonging ailment.
He was diagnosed with fourth-stage cancer in early September as reported by The Mili Chronicle.
Shaykh Saeed bin Ali bin Wahf al-Qahtani was an author, lecturer and a religious preacher based in Riyadh province of Saudi Arabia.
He is famous throughout the Muslim world for his contributions in the field of Islamic literature.
He authored variety of short books in multiple languages to benefit the Muslims worldwide. Some of his books are
- Fortress of the Muslim, Invocations from the Quran and Sunnah,
- Farewell of the Prophet to his nation,
- Impact of Usury on the society,
- Asking for Rain,
- Belief of Ahlus-Sunnah wal-Jamah,
- Evil of the Tongue,
- Mercy to the Universe,
- Qiyamul-Layl, and many others.
Muslims across the social-media expressed grief and supplicated for the author.
توفي فجر اليوم الاثنين الشيخ د.سعيد بن علي بن وهف القحطاني
مؤلف كتاب "حصن المسلم" وغيره
عرفته داعيةً خلوقاً حريصاً على الخير، محتسباً معظماً لله متقرباً إليه
يصلى عليه عصر اليوم الاثنين في جامع الراجحي بالرياض
والدفن بمقبرة النسيم
عزائي لأبنائه وأهله الكرام
— د. محمد #العريفي (@MohamadAlarefe) October 1, 2018
The author of the well-known du’a and adhkar book ‘Fortress of the Muslim’ (Hisnul Muslim), Shaykh Sa’d Al-Qahtani has passed away. To Allah we belong and to Him we shall return.
May Allah grant him Jannah. pic.twitter.com/xtrDZQn3jY
— IlmFeed (@IlmFeed) October 1, 2018
Telah wafat penulis kitab yang sangat masyhur “Hisnul Muslim” – Perisai Orang Beriman, Syeikh Said Wahf al-Qahtani – رحمه الله رحمة الأبرار –
إنا لله وإنا إليه واجعون pic.twitter.com/htzTBSgZjV
— Muhammad Fahmi (@fahmirusliMFR) October 1, 2018
The virtuous scholar & worshipper Shaykh Saeed Ibn wahf Al-Qahtaani, author of "Hisnul Muslim" / "Fortress of the Muslim" passed away today in Riyadh.
— Madeenah.com (@Madeenahcom) October 1, 2018
His funeral prayers is scheduled after Asr prayers on Monday at al-Rajhi Mosque in Riyadh.