Mishary Rashid Alafasy
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|Mishary Rashid Alafasy|
|Born||September 5, 1976|
Kuwait City, Kuwait
|Genres||Islamic, Nasheed, Hamd, Na'at, Qirat|
|Occupation(s)||Qari, Imam, Hafiz|
Life and career
He studied the Qur'an in the College of the Holy Qur'an at the Islamic University of Madinah (Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia). He memorized the whole Qur'an in two years from 1992 to 1994 and then studied specializing in the ten-fold reading of the Holy Qur'an. He has impressed a number of great reciters of the Qur'an with his recitation.
He is the Imam of the Grand Mosque of Kuwait where he leads the Taraweeh prayers every Ramadan. Also, He very often leads the Taraweeh prayers in the UAE and other neighboring countries in the Persian Gulf.
Awards and recognition
On October 25, 2008, Mishary was awarded the first Arab Creativity Oscar by the Arab Creativity Union in Egypt. The event was sponsored by the Secretary-General of the Arab League, Amr Moussa as a recognition of Mishary Alafasy role in promoting Islamic principles and teachings.
Al-Afasy was voted by readers to be the Best Qur'an Reciter in the 2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards.
- "Profile of Quran Reciter Sheikh Mishary Rashed Al-Afasy". About.com. Retrieved 30 March 2015.
- Nasheed From "Hearts Be Merciful Album"(2012)
- Alafasy's Ramadan nasheed, August 2009
- Recitation by Sheikh Mishary Rashed Al-afasy
- Recitation Of Mishari
- Alafasy Albums
- Alafasy Recitations on Islamway
- SunniPath Library – Quran Recitation by Mishary Rashed al-Efasy
- Thealif.com – Listen Quran online
- Info of Sheikh Mishary Rashed Al-afasy