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.

Defend your narrative
in Khutbah

Defend your narrative

In Surat al Baqarah, Allah Almighty said: And when they meet those who believe, they say: “We believe,” but when they are alone with their Shayatin (devils – polytheists, hypocrites, etc.), they say: “Truly, we...

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June 16, 2021
What are the pillars of salah?
in Q&A

What are the pillars of salah?

Salah has pillars (arkan) which are essential components. If any of these are missing, then the salah must be repeated. Salah also has obligatory components (wajib parts), however if these are missed, they can be...

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June 13, 2021
Duas for protection
in Q&A

Duas for protection

Duas for protection Whoever recites it three times in the morning will not be afflicted by any calamity before evening, and whoever recites it three times in the evening will not be overtaken by any...

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June 05, 2021
flee from Allah to Allah
in Khutbah

Flee from Allah to Allah

In a particularly beautiful ayah in the Quran, which appears in Surat al Dhariyat, Allah Almighty says: ﴿٥٠﴾ فَفِرُّوا إِلَى اللَّهِ ۖ إِنِّي لَكُمْ مِنْهُ نَذِيرٌ مُبِينٌ. سورة الذاريات. So flee towards Allah. I am...

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June 04, 2021
Is hijab obligatory?
in Q&A

Is hijab obligatory?

Do women have to wear a headscarf? It is commanded by Allah that believing women have to wear a headscarf. The Quran is absolutely clear on this matter. Though some argue that it is not...

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May 31, 2021
Is perfume halal for women?
in Q&A

Is perfume halal for women?

The power of smell The powerful effect of smells cannot be underestimated. There is a deep science behind the psychology of smells. Smells in animal kingdom are used to send sophisticated signals, and in aromatherapy...

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May 28, 2021
Why is a believer like a palm tree?
in Khutbah

Why is a believer like a palm tree?

 عَنِ ابْنِ عُمَرَ، قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏”‏ إِنَّ مِنَ الشَّجَرِ شَجَرَةً لاَ يَسْقُطُ وَرَقُهَا، وَإِنَّهَا مَثَلُ الْمُسْلِمِ، فَحَدِّثُونِي مَا هِيَ ‏”‏‏.‏ فَوَقَعَ النَّاسُ فِي شَجَرِ الْبَوَادِي‏.‏ قَالَ عَبْدُ اللَّهِ وَوَقَعَ...

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May 28, 2021
What are the best words to recite for istighfar?
in Q&A

Duas for forgiveness

What are the best words to recite for istighfar (forgiveness)? The dua, Sayyid ul Istighfar, was called the Master of Istighfar by the Prophet (peace be on him) Sayyid ul Istighfar Shaddad bin Aus narrated...

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May 26, 2021