Iman Fayaz Tilly

Brief info

Fayaz Tilly is an Islamic scholar, educator, and Muslim Champlain. At present, he is the Khateeb, one who delivers the Friday sermon to congregants, Imam, and religious advisor for the Muslim Council of Calgary and serves as a full-time Chaplain at the University of Calgary and a part-time position Chaplain at Mount Royal University and Saint.

Imam Fayaz graduated from Al-Madania Islamic Seminary in Buffalo, New York, where he graduated with distinction. He was a recipient of a gold medal along with his colleagues for Interfaith work by the World Interfaith Harmony Week, awarded by King Abdullah II in 2017 and continues to serve various communities across Canada and the United States and has great interest and experience in collaborating and building bridges with different faith/spiritual and philosophical traditions promoting inclusivity, and religious pluralism.

After founding Ilm Intensive in 2007, he also serves as an instructor, enjoys skiing, bike riding, and has a keen interest in youth-oriented activities and community development. He lives in Southern Calgary with his family.

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