Dr. V Abdur Raheem Sahib, world renowned Islamic Scholar, multilinguist, author, teacher, translator passed away in Madeena, Saudi Arabia.
اللّٰهم اغفر له وارحمه وعافيه واعف عنه…
May Allah accept his deeds, forgive him and bestow him with choicest blessings in Jannatul Fidhouse. Aameen Summa AameenYa Rabbul Aalameen…
Shaykh Abdur Raheem was an outstanding scholar in Arabic Language & Literature. His Madinah Arabic Books for the non Arabic speakers is an outstanding contribution to this ummah.
Dr. V Abdur Raheem Sahib, was the author of “Durus Lugathul Arabia” which is one of its kind and most popular and most read book in it’s genre.
He has written scores of books in Arabic, English & Urdu. One of his unique book is Attibyan which he wrote upon the request of Moulana M A Jameel Ahmed Sahib with the purpose of teaching Quran to neo-Muslim brothers and sisters.
He was closely associated with Islamic Foundation Trust (IFT), Chennai and Janab H Abdur Raqeeb Sahib. Majority of his books have been published by IFT. He used to come with freshly written books whenever he comes to Chennai.
Dr. V Abdur Raheem’s qualification
V. Abdur Rahim was born in the small town of Vaniyambadi in the state of Tamil Nadu, India in 1933. After finishing his secondary school studies, he joined Presidency College, University of Madras where he majored in English Language and Literature. He graduated in 1957.
In 1964, he joined al-Azhar University, Cairo, where he did his M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Arabic Philology.
Majored in English Language and Literature (University of Madras, India).
Holds M.Phil. and Ph.D. Degrees in Arabic Philology from the University of Al-Azhar (Cairo).
Formerly Professor of Arabic Language for 30 years at the International Islaamic University of Madinah
Has taught Arabic Language at the Islamic Universities around the world: at Omdurman – Sudan, Germany, Washington D.C. – U.S.A, and British Guyana.
Has been teaching Arabic as a foreign language for more than 50 years.
An expert on European Languages and their etymology, phonetic change and semantic development.
,Formerly the Director of the ‘Institute of Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language’, Islaamic University of Madinah.
Currently the Director of the Translation Centre at the ‘King Fahd Glorious Qur’an Printing Complex’ (Madinah, Saudi Arabia).
Books Authored by Dr. V Abdur Raheem
The following are the books Dr. Abdur Rahim has written in the field of teaching Arabic as a foreign language:
Durûs al-Lughah al-‘Arabiyyah (3 parts).
Key To Durûs al-Lughah al-‘Arabiyyah (3 parts).
Key To Exercises of Durûs al-Lughah al-‘Arabiyyah (3 parts).
Teachers’ Guide To Durûs al-Lughah al-‘Arabiyyah (3 parts).
A Glossary of Words used in Durûs al-Lughah al-‘Arabiyyah.
Nusûs min al-Hadîth al-Nabawiyy al-Sharîf.
From Esfahan To Madinah.
Al-Bâhith ‘an al-Haqq.
Innahumâ min Mishkâtin Wahidah.
Fi Balât Hiraql.
Abshir bi-Khayri Yawm.
Al-Mus‘if fî Lughati wa I‘râbi Surati Yûsuf.
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