Dr Aaidh Al Qarni

Saudi Scholar

Dr Aaidh Al-Qarni is a prominent Saudi scholar, author, and activist preacher, best known for his popular self-help book Don’t Be Sad. Dr Al-Qarni has garnered a substantial following through a preaching career which spans various modes of broadcast media from audio lectures to a comprehensive website, alislamnet. com. He lectures at mosques, colleges, and Islamic institutions and hosts a popular weekly television show. He was found guilty of plagiarism in 2012 and has since lost some of his standing.


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Among the millions of books Dr Al Qarni has sold are publications that center around self-help themes—a new trend in the world of Islamic books. The best selling Don’t Be Sad has become a foundational text in the application of Islamic principles as a remedy for the obstacles of daily life. Other titles include, You Can Be the Happiest Woman in the World and The Key to Success.

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Dr Al Qarni has garnered a substantial following through a preaching career which spans various modes of broadcast media from audio lectures to a comprehensive website, alislamnet.com. He lectures at mosques, colleges, and Islamic institutions and hosts a weekly television show, Our History, on Iqraa satellite channel. Dr Al Qarni is a respected academic and Hafiz of the Qur’an.

Birth: 1 January 1960 (Age: 54)

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Influence: Writer of the popular selfhelp book Don’t Be Sad (La Tahzan), which has sold over 2 million copies.

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