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Sheikh Mustafa Ismail

The Islamic teachings have left great traditions for equitable and gentle dealings and behavior, and inspire people with nobility and tolerance. These are human teachings of the highest order and at the same time practicable. These teachings brought into existence by shaikh mustafa Ismail with recitation Qur’an. He was Hafiz at the age of 10 and became collective oppression of Tafsir. As Qiraat, the science of recitation was the heart of learning Quran e majeed, so he devoted his life to the service of the Quran and. It is noted that once he recited the Quran at a very large gathering and thus became very popular among the people.

 He said “I have always held the religion of Muhammad (pbuh) in high estimation because of its wonderful vitality. It is the only religion which appears to me to possess that assimilating capacity to the changing phase of existence which can make itself appeal to every age, called himself to be Savior of Humanity”.Islam is replete with gentleness, courtesy, and fraternity.

 Making a career as a Quran reciter, his fame started in 1930 in all Delta corners where he was invited to make a recitation of Quran in Cairo where he became very well known. Since the year 1944, he became the recitor of the King Farouk and thus, the first recitor of Egypt.

He made the Hereafter an abode to reward His believing servants only because this world cannot contain what He wishes to bestow upon them and because He deemed their worth too high to reward them in a world without permanence.

 In 1920, Shaikh Mustafa Ismail receives 70pt for his first official three-night aazan [mourning] event and becomes a celebrity all over rural Egypt. Despite the war waged against him, he stood himself as toasted sword and won the Distinction Medal from Gamal Abdel Nasser, who had also made him his official reciter. Ismail travels to Jerusalem with President Anwar Sadat. Although the visit brings about attacks from all over the Arab world, Sheikh Mustafa Ismail realizes one of his dreams, to recite the Qur’an inside the Aqsa mosque.