KH Sahal Mahfudh, a leading Muslim scholar and Islamic legal expert, dies at 76

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Amri Amrullah
JAKARTA

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID. KH. Sahal Mahfudh, Rais Aam PBNU, passed away on his age of 76 years.

Based on information obtained from NU Online, (@nuonline), KH. Sahal Mahfudzhpassed away at his residence in Islamic boarding school complex of Mathali’ul Falah, Kajen, Pati, Central Java at 1:05 AM early days.

sahal m wafat“According to the family, his corpse will be buried on Friday (24/1) at 09.00 AM in the morning at his birthplace in Kajen, Pati, Central Java,” NU Online reported, Friday (24/1).

‘Mbah Sahal’, as he was called, was born in Kajen, Pati, Central Java, December 17, 1937.

Mbah Sahal was Chairman of the Indonesian Ulama Council (MUI) since 2000 until today.

Former Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla visited KH Sahal Mahfudh in Karyadi Hospital, Semarang, Central Java.

Former Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla visited KH Sahal Mahfudh in Karyadi Hospital, Semarang, Central Java.

He was also known as a leading expert of Islamic Jurisprudence (Usul Fiqh) and leading Muslim scholar in Indonesia.

KH Sahal Mahfudh and Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

KH Sahal Mahfudh and Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

His phenomenal works in the science used as reference and guidelines for the boarding school student’s throughout Indonesia.

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sahal buku-dialogSome of his work, among others, Intifakh al-Wadjin, Faidh al-Haja ala Nail al-Raja Mandhumah Safinat al-Naja, Thariqat al-Hushul ala Ghayat al-Wushul dan a-Bayan al-Mulamma’ ‘an Alfadh al-Luma’ (al-Syairazi). Lets recite ‘Al-Fatihah’..

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