Sayyidina Nur al-Deen al-Shuni

(His shrine at Abdul Wahhab al-Sha’arani mosque is visited)

He grew up in the city of Shuni, near Tanta the city of Ahmed al-Badawi. Sayyidina al-Shuni established a majlis (an assembly) for invoking peace and blessings upon the Messenger of Allahﷺ which was held in the shrine of Sayyidina Ahmed al-Badawi.

Many people attended this majlis and they would gather to invoke peace and blessings upon the Prophetﷺ from after sunset prayers on the eve of Friday until the call for Friday prayer was made.

He moved to Cairo and in 897 he established a similar majlis in al-Azhar mosque. He married for the first time when he was 90 years old. Sheikh Nur al-Deen al-Shuni is from among the shuyukh/teachers of Sheikh Abdul Wahhab al-Sha’arani.

He died in 944 AH.