Mufti Hussain Kamani

Mufti Hussain Kamani was born to a Hindu revert-to-Islam and Muslim father in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. With the blessings and du’a (supplications) of his parents, Mufti Hussain Kamani underwent a journey of a lifetime in pursuit of sacred Islamic knowledge. He began his pursuit of the Islamic sciences at the young age of six to memorize the entire Quran at the acclaimed Darul Uloom Madania in Buffalo, New York. By the blessings of Allah, subhanahu wa ta’ala, he was able to complete this momentous task in 1999.

Mufti Hussain Kamani’s Islamic Education

Having the growing thirst to quench more knowledge, Mufti Hussain Kamani then traveled across the world to the United Kingdom to attain more advanced formal Islamic authorizations in the field of Islamic theology. He studied at Darul Uloom Bury, the renowned seminary of the great revivalist and scholar of Hadith, Shaykh-ul-Hadith Zakariyya Kandhlawi (Rahmatullahi Alayh). Mufti Kamani completed the traditional six-year curriculum covering the Arabic language, Arabic morphology, Islamic jurisprudence, Tafseer (exegis) of the Holy Qur’an, Hadith (Prophetic Sciences), philosophy, and Aqeedah (Islamic Creed) under the guidance of some of the pioneer scholars in England, including Shaykh Yusuf Motala, Shaykh Hashim, Shaykh Bilal and Shaykh Abdur Raheem bin Dawood amongst others.

Upon graduation Mufti Hussain Kamani was then was specially selected to enter a post-graduate level course in Islamic Law and Legal Verdicts (Fatwa). He completed this course in two years and received formal authorization in it as well.

Following his graduation with top honors, Mufti Hussain Kamani went on to earn his post-graduate degree in Business Management & Strategy at the University of Coventry (RDI).

Mufti Hussain Kamani at present

Currently, Mufti Hussain Kamani is the Imam of the Islamic Center of Chicago. With the help of Allah, he is constantly working on projects and programs to cater towards the needs of the Muslim youth and the greater-Chicago community. This includes conducting numerous weekly lecture series, holding after-school Quran classes, counseling youth, couples, and adults in general, teaching new Muslims, giving da’wah to non-Muslims, and being a senior advocate of Halal awareness and integrity.

Mufti Hussain Kamani is also an instructor in the Sacred Learning program headed by Shaykh Husain Abdul Sattar and is a favorite at Darul Hikmah’s Weekend Islamic Sciences Academy. He is also part of the Shariah Board of America’s Fatwa Department staff.  He is one of the scholars that accompany a Hajj group led by Sacred Hajj.

Many of Mufti Hussain Kamani’s talks and lessons on Seerah can be found at the Audible Wisdom site.


  • ishrat

    Question to Mufti Sahab,
    After Umrah is complete , how much Men are required to cut , please send me an email.Thanks

  • Talha

    How old is Mufti sahab? Just want to know, it is nice to see someone who is young speak so eloquently and with so much impact on a heart when he speaks. MashaAlalh.

  • Ibrahim

    Assalamu alykum
    We run a organisation called Al Hera where our dawah is targetted to the youth and local community. We would be honoured to have you come down to do a lecture here. Is the shaykh travelling to the UK in the future.


    • Wa Alaykum Salam,
      As I understand he is travelling to the UK very soon. Please search his name on facebook or twitter and I think you can contact him directly that way.

  • A karim

    Asslamualaikum wrwb I want a talk to mufti hussain kamani and need his mushwara so please can u send me his phone number and best time to discuss some personal matter.

  • masood hasan

    please please please answer my question as soon as possible my husband doesn’t agree on the concept of zabiha halal for hi any meat from any store except pork is halal I need Islamic explanation for this as I follow zabiha halal

  • Mohamed Zubair

    many salaams

    I was on a site where I downloaded the Seerah of Nabi [saw]
    it stopped as at the 4th year after hijri
    is Mufti Sahib finished with that project?
    where would I be able to find it.

    many thanks and sincere duas for your successzubair

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