Bandar Balila - Biography
Born in 1975 in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Bandar bin Abdulaziz bin Siraj bin Abdul Malik Baleelah stands tall as one of the most eminent and distinguished Shaykhs of all time characterized by his soulful and heartwarming recitations of the Holy Qur’an.
To gather deep insight into the Islamic Sharia, Sheikh Bandar Abdul Aziz enrolled into the Umm Al Qura University from where he mastered in 2002 in Al-Fiqh from the University of Shari’a and Islamic studies from where he was also honored with a Ph.D. for the same in the year 2008.
Sheikh Bandar Balila has taught Al-Fiqh in the Institute of “Al Haram Al Makki Al Sharif” as well as rendered services as a professor of faculty in Shariah in “Al Taif” University.
He leads the prayers as an Imam in Al Amira Nouf mosque in Al Aziziyah, Mecca.
After being appointed for leading Taraweeh in Masjid Al Haram in Ramadan on a temporary basis, he was awarded the permanency for the same in the year 2013.
After the official issuing of a Royal Decree by HH King Salman in the year 2016, Sheikh Baleelah was honored with the coveted position of leading as Imam and Khateeb of Istisqa Prayer.