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Muḥammad al-Amin b. ʿAbbās Sall
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b. 9 Ṣafar 1383/1 July 1963


S. Tijān Guèye, Al-Shaykh ʿAbbās Ṣall, 373


Muhammad al-Amīn Sall was born in Louga. He studied the Qurʾān in his father’s Qur’ānic school in Louga and then was initiated into other Islamic sciences by a Muslim scholar in Louga and initiated to the Tijāniyya ṭarīqa by his father. He developed a strong interest in tajwīd. He was selected at a competition on recitation organized by the World Muslim League in Mauritania. Following his success, he received a two-year training in tajwīd in Mauritania and re…

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“Muḥammad al-Amin b. ʿAbbās Sall”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 06 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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