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Shaykh Ismail Kamdar

About Shaykh Ismail Kamdar

Shaykh Ismail Kamdar is a graduate of a traditional Alim program (Talimuddin, 2006) and also holds a Bachelor’s in Islamic Studies (IOU, 2014). He has studied Islam in both traditional and modern settings and has been a student of Islamic Studies for over two decades.

He began studying Islam full-time at the age of thirteen, began preaching at the age of sixteen, and wrote his first book at the age of twenty-three. Over the years, he has taught multiple courses and seminars around the world and has worked with multiple leading Islamic organizations across the globe.

He served as faculty manager at the International Open University for ten years, from 2010 to 2020. He currently heads the book publication department at Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research.

Over the years, Shaykh Ismail has worked for/with Dr. Bilal Philips, Dr. Omar Suleiman, Dr. Yasir Qadhi, and many other influential Islamic scholars from around the world. He recently co-authored an ebook with Dr. Omar Suleiman, and produced several online courses for Muslim Central. His book are currently available in three different languages, and sold across five continents, in twenty-five different countries.

In 2011, Shaykh Ismail discovered the importance of personal development and noticed a lack of Islamic literature dedicated to this field. After consuming dozens of books and courses on the topic, he started Islamic Self Help.

Shaykh Ismail is the author of Having Fun the Halal Way: Entertainment in Islam, Getting The Barakah: An Islamic Guide to Time Management, Best Of Creation: An Islamic Guide to Self-Confidence, and Homeschooling 101, among other titles.

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