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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.

Belief in Angels
in Khutbah

Belief in Angels

Belief in angels is an article of faith One of the pillars of faith is to believe in angels.  As we know from the very famous hadith of Jibreel that he came to Prophet Muhammad...

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November 27, 2022
Is it wrong to cry when someone passes away?
in Q&A

Is it wrong to cry when someone passes away?

Is it wrong to cry for the deceased? The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: وَإِنَّ المَيِّتَ يُعَذَّبُ بِبُكَاءِ أَهْلِهِ عَلَيْهِ ‘Indeed the deceased is punished for the crying of his relatives over him.’ ...

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November 27, 2022
Ghazali on Contentment with His Will (rida)
in Khutbah

Ghazali on Contentment with His Will (rida)

Allah is pleased with them and they are pleased with Him In Surat al Maidah, Allah Almighty says: قَالَ ٱللَّهُ هَٰذَا يَوۡمُ يَنفَعُ ٱلصَّٰدِقِينَ صِدۡقُهُمۡۚ لَهُمۡ جَنَّٰتٞ تَجۡرِي مِن تَحۡتِهَا ٱلۡأَنۡهَٰرُ خَٰلِدِينَ فِيهَآ أَبَدٗاۖ رَّضِيَ...

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November 27, 2022
Do not let life distract you from Allah
in Khutbah

Do not let life distract you from Allah

Those who are distracted are in a state of heedlessness or hypocrisy In Surat Munafiqoon, which means Hypocrites, Allah Almighty Allah is warning us not to be like the hypocrites: يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا لَا...

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November 19, 2022
Belief in Jinn
in Khutbah

Belief in Jinn

Belief in Jinn Jinn are a very hot topic. Are Jinn real or an illusion or fairy tales? They are definitely not an illusion or creatures from fairy tales. Belief in Jinn, as Muslims, is...

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November 13, 2022
Ghazali on love (part 2)
in Khutbah

Ghazali on love (part 2)

Why do we love the Prophet (peace be upon him)? Ghazali likes to link every topic to its roots to examine it. How do we develop love? Ghazali already mentioned that we find everything pleasurable...

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November 13, 2022
Ghazali on love (part 1)
in Khutbah

Ghazali on love (part 1)

Ghazali lived in 5th century Hijri and his book, Kitaab Al-Arba’in Fi Usul ad-Din, ‘The Forty Principles of the Religion,’ which he wrote before his death, is a summary of Ihya Ulumuddin (Revival of the...

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November 04, 2022
Abusing Allah's favours
in Khutbah

Abusing Allah’s favours

Provoking the wrath and enmity of Allah There is a stern hadith from the Sunnah of the Prophet (peace be upon him) warning his Ummah not to use the favours Allah bestowed on them for...

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November 04, 2022