Al-Ghamdi has served as imam to Muslim communities across the globe, and is currently the imam of Kanoo Mosque in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. El Ghamdi studied usool al-deen (fundamentals of Islam) and isnad (hadith transmission), and is recognized as an influential Saudi theologian. In 2009, he was appointed by Royal Decree as a co-imam for the taraweeh prayers in the Al-Haram Al-Madani in Madina.
Source of Influence: Qur’an Reciters
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