Author Archives: Shaykh Haytham Tamim



Shaykh Haytham Tamim

Shaykh Haytham Tamim is the founder and main teacher of the Utrujj Foundation. He has provided a leading vision for Islamic learning in the UK, which has influenced the way Islamic knowledge is disseminated. He has orchestrated the design and delivery of over 200 unique courses since Utrujj started in 2001.His extensive expertise spans over 30 years across the main Islamic jurisprudence schools of thought. He has studied with some of the foremost scholars in their expertise; he holds some of the highest Ijazahs (certificates) in Quran, Hadith (the Prophetic traditions) and Fiqh (Islamic rulings). His own gift for teaching was evident when he gave his first sermon to a large audience at the age of 17 and went on to serve as a senior lecturer of Islamic transactions and comparative jurisprudence at the Islamic University of Beirut (Shariah College).He has continued to teach; travelling around the UK, Europe and wider afield, and won the 2015 BISCA award (British Imams & Scholars Contributions & Achievements Awards) for Outstanding Contribution to Education and Teaching.

The six types of people whose duas are never rejected
in Khutbah

The seven types of people whose duas are never rejected

عن أبي هريرة رضي الله تعالى عنه قَالَ رَسُولُ الله صَلَّى الله عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّم: ‘ثَلاَثَةٌ لا تُرَدُّ دَعْوَتُهُمْ: الصائِمُ حِينَ يُفْطِرُ، وَالإمَامُ العَادِلُ، وَدَعْوَةُ المَظْلُومِ يَرْفَعُهَا الله فَوْقَ الغَمَام وَيَفْتَحُ لَهَا أَبْوَابَ السمَاءِ، ويَقُولُ الرَبُ:...

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May 10, 2020
The pursuit of knowledge
in Khutbah

The pursuit of knowledge

The Patience of Pious Predecessors in Seeking Knowledge Among my books, one which is very dear to me, is Safahat min sabr al-’Ulamaa by one of my late shuyukh Shaykh Abdul Fattah Abu Ghuddah which...

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May 08, 2020
how do you measure on the taqwa scale?
in Khutbah

Dissecting taqwa

In the beginning of Surah Baraqah Allah Almighty says beautifully: This is the Book about which there is no doubt, a guidance for the mutaqeen (those have taqwa) (2:2) The word mutaqeen has been repeated...

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April 29, 2020
how strong is your shield?
in Khutbah

How strong is your shield?

Famously, the Prophet (peace be on him) called ‘Fasting a shield.’ The Prophet (peace be upon him) used the word ‘junna’ meaning shield, and then he explained how to practice this: ‘If one of you...

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April 25, 2020