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death - a new life

Death: A New Life

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Online Course – On Zoom


You will receive a link to join the sessions and the recording afterwards to watch in your own time.

I would like to donate to Utrujj Foundation to help spread the knowledge

In cases of financial hardship please get in touch at info@utrujj.org

death - a new life


At a glance

  • Saturday 6th & 13th & 20th February 2021
  • 3.45pm to 6.15pm
  • Live Q&A
  • Suitable for Student Profiles**: Busy Bees, New Muslims and Path Seekers

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What is the course about?

‘Every soul shall taste death.’

Though we all know this ayah well, over the last year death has touched all our lives.

We have experienced a collective and close encounter with death.

This course will help you understand death and loss.

What will be covered?

•How to prepare for death, the etiquettes around someone who is dying.

•The moment of death.

•The presence of angels and shaytan.

•The good end and bad end.

•The journey of the soul.

•An explanation of the grave and barzakh.

•The trial of the grave.

•The etiquettes of morning and iddah for women.

•Understanding death as a conceptual gateway to return to Allah, to eternity versus the end in the western belief system.

Loss and grief

How does a Muslim deal with death of their loved ones – infants, children, parents, their elders, friends and community members.

Etiquettes of talking about the demise of someone, what can we say and can’t we say and do.

Can women go to funerals and grave yards? Can you hold a khatam?

How does one deal with the death of a non Muslim who was very dear to them what can and can’t they say.

Degrees of Martyrdom. (Are people dying of Covid same as the martyrs of battle?) How to offer funeral prayers. The etiquettes of visiting extremely sick people what can and can’t be said. How to deal with loved one in a coma. Organ donation in the light of Islam.

What can you do for the deceased? What duas can you make?

Course overview and objective

To gain an understanding of what Islam teaches us about death and how to deal with the reality of it in our lives.

Course outcomes

You will gain a clear understanding of how to prepare for death and what happens during death, and the etiquettes surrounding death.

**Student Profiles

In order to make it easier for our students to attend courses which are suitable for them we have created these fun profiles, see which applies to you and if the course is marked as suitable for your profile.

 Busy Bee – student keen on being busy in learning good in the company of good people, looking for reminders to refresh their knowledge and practice of Islam, or has a busy life so dips into whatever he or she can within their schedule

Path seekers– students who are at the start of their Islamic knowledge journey, keen to learn and understand the foundational knowledge that will help connect better to Islam

Deep divers – students who have been on the path of acquiring knowledge and feel committed to build their technical depth and understand of the various sciences of the Quran  New Muslims – students who have recently reverted to Islam and are looking for authentic, trusted and reliable knowledge delivered to them in an easy to understand and gentle manner


Shaykh Haytham Tamim

Shaykh Haytham’s 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).

Ayesha Khatun 

Ayesha is an experienced Psychotherapist. She has worked in the mental health and care industry for more than a decade. Ayesha graduated with a Masters in Counselling and Psychotherapy from the University of East London. She has worked in St Joseph’s Hospice as Bereavement Counsellor, during which time she wrote a thesis on ‘The impact of faith and spirituality on the process of grief and loss’.
Ayesha has varied counselling experiences from grass root organisations to working within the corporate sector. As a therapists, she has particular insights into end of life therapy through her work with Macmillan Cancer Support.

Abu Shama 

Abu Ibrahim has a background in engineering, IT and management consultancy, and reinvented himself as a life coach, writer and secondary school teacher. In addition to his special interest in spirituality, he shares his son’s love of dinosaurs and Lamborghinis.

I would like to donate to Utrujj Foundation to help spread the knowledge

In cases of financial hardship please get in touch at info@utrujj.org



February 20, 2021 @ 3:45 pm


February 21, 2021 @ 6:15 pm
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