Ismail Kamdar

Shaykh Ismail Kamdar began his fulltime study of Islam at the age of thirteen. Since then, he has completed an Alim degree through Darul Uloom in Durban, South Africa, as well as a BAIS (Bachelors of Arts in Islamic Studies) from the Islamic Online University. Also known as Abu Muawiyah, Shaykh Ismail has been actively involved in Dawah since the age of sixteen. He wrote his first book at the age of twenty-three and has served as a teacher and Islamic preacher at multiple institutes. He is the founder of Islamic Self Help, and the Faculty Manager of Islamic Online University. Abu Muawiyah spends his time writing books, home-schooling his four children, and blogging at