Dr al-Arifi is a well-known scholar and lecturer from Saudi Arabia. He is a founding and honorary member of various Da’wa organisations, as well as being a member of their advisory committees. He is also a professor in King Saud University of Riyadh. He takes a special interest in Hadith literature and has received licenses for the chains of transmission for various Hadith texts from a number of scholars. Has over 25 million followers on Facebook and almost 19 million on Twitter.