‘Saad Nomani’is , also known as Sheikh Muhammad Saad Nomani Madani s/o Shahid Khalil Nomani (الشيخ محمد سعد النعماني المدني بن شاهد خليل النعماني), is a reciter of the Qur’an In the Islamic World who is known for his unique ability to render the recitation of the Quran in a manner recited by many world famous reciters, or qaris, of the world. A qari is one who recites verses or chapters from the Qur’an in a rhythmic manner under strict rules of articulation and recitation. Nomani has been gifted with the talent to read in more than 85 qaris and imams including the imams of the two Holy Mosques of the Muslim world in Makkah and Madinah.
Among his tutors are Shaikh Muhammad Abdul Majed Zakir (Senior Qari from Riyadh and Ustaad of many world renowned Quraa,
He is of Pakistani descent and was born there. Later, he migrated to Jeddah and then to Madinah. Currently he is in (Medina) Saudi Arabia . He has completed his M.A. in Islamic Studies fromDarululoom Karachi under the aegis of Justice (retired) Sheikh Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani.
Qari Saad Nomani is from the progeny of Imam Abu Hanifah, one of the four Imams of Ahlussunnah waljama’ah, and is the 26th in the generation. Abu Hanifah R.A.’s real name was Noman (Numan or Nauman) hence the surname of Nomani / Numani.
‘Saad S/o Shahid S/o Khalil-ur-Rahman S/o Fazl-ur-Rahman S/o Badr-ud-Din S/o Imam-ud-Din S/o Elahi Bakhsh S/o Imam Ali S/o Mahar Ali S/o Fazal Ali S/o Musharraf Ali S/o Ashraf Ali S/o Muzaffar S/o Khan Muhammad S/o Fathullah S/o Sadr-ud-Din S/o Hameed-ud-Din S/o Najeeb-ud-Din S/o Muhammad S/o Sultan Muzaffar S/o Ibrahim S/o Abo Bakr S/o Abd-ur-Rasheed S/o Abdullah S/o Abd-us-Samad S/o Abo Hayyan Abdullah S/o Hammad S/o Imam Abu Hanifa NO’MAN S/o THABIT,(rahimahu’Allah).
Recently he was invited to USA where he performed the Qira’at (recitation of the Qur’an) in many mosques and venues throughout the USA including Houston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Jose, New York, New Jersey.
In Houston, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee gave a special congressional certificate to Sheikh Saad Nomani, recognizing his services to keep the art of Qirat alive and taking it to the next upper level. She also appreciated Helping Hand USA through a similar certificate for doing the humanitarian projects worldwide enhancing the goodwill of USA worldwide. “My office made sure that a person of Sheikh Nomani’s stature receives the best possible welcome, where an officer of the immigration received you at the gate. His Goodwill Tour of USA is most important in the times we live in. More persons of Sheikh standing need to come to USA,” said Honorable Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, as she arrived to the program directly from airport.
He has also appeared on ISLAM CHANNEL UK. Often his voice is broadcasted on major Islamic radio stations in different parts of the world.
He has also travelled extensively to other parts of the world including USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Italy, South Africa, Zambia, Kenya, Malaysia, Indonesia, and other Gulf States.
The Official personal website of Sheikh Saad Nomani which contains his profile, biography, writings, audio/video stuff and his contact … www.saadnomani.co
- Chairman of Reviser of Quran Kareem Committee for ILMI KITAB GHAR, Karachi.
- Chairman of DAR-UL-KUTUB ANNOMANIA, Karachi.
- Member of internal regional Committee of Judges of Quran Competition for City District Government of Karachi, Pakistan
- Member of Islamic Educational board of IQRA INSTITUTE, Islamabad.
- Imam of Masjid Al-Rabiaan MADINA, Saudi Arabia.
- Head of Qur’an Department of AL BURUJ, London.
- Head of AlQuranNow.com,(Online Islamic Academy) Canada.
- Associate Professor, School of Imam Ibn Kathir in Medina.
- Assistant Teacher of Ibn Al-Jozi for the memorization of the Holy Quran in Shubra Riyadh. (Formerly)
- Ex Member of Quran Kareem Recording Control space station Committee of Quran Television network, Dubai 2002
- Ex Executive Education Consultant of ZAKARIYYA ISLAMIC ACADEMY, England.
- His Highness Prince Maajid Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud (Governor of Makkah Al Mukarrama) 1997
- His Highness Prince Abdul Majeed Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud (Governor of Al Madina Al Munawwara ) 1999
- Al Shaikh Abdul Aziz Bin Abdullah Hanafi (President of Tahfeez – ul- Quran Foundation, Jeddah) 1997
- Al Shaikh Muhammad Salim bin Shudaid Al ‘Awfie (President of Tahfeez-ul- Quran Foundation, Al Madina Al Munawara,) 1999
- Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ibad Khan (Governor of Sindh, Pakistan) 2004
- Mr. Abdul Raoof Yaqoob (Chairman of ARY Television Network, Dubai) 2004
- Mr. Naimatullah Khan (Mayor of Karachi City, Pakistan) 2005
- Al Haaj Shameem Uddin (Ex. Acting Chief Minister of Sind, Pakistan) 2005
- Justice Sayed Saeed Ashhad ( Judge of Supreme Court of Pakistan) 2005
- Mr. Abdul Razzaq Al Zahrani (Third Officer of Saudi Consulate, Karachi) 2006
- Mr. Ejaz-ul-Haq (Central Minister of Religions Affairs, Pakistan) 2006
- Mr. Muhammad Joosub (Chairman of Radio Al-Ansaar, South African Islamic Radio Station.) 2007
- Sheikh Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Rajhee ( President of Al Rajhi Group Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) 2007
- Mr. Jawaid Ali Khan ( President of the Islamic Foundation of Toronto, Canada) 2008
- Vice Admiral Saleem Akhtar Meenai HI(M)(Commander of Pakistan Navy, Karachi) 2009
- Mr. Shah Abdul Qadir ( Director of the Islamic Foundation of Toronto, Canada) 2010
- Honorable Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee ( Member of the U.S. House of Representatives ) 2011