Al Ghazali’s Forty Principles

The Forty Principles of Religion by Imam Al Ghazali A modern take on the well-known classic Taught by Shaykh Haytham Tamim Followed by Q&A At a glance Every Thursday at 7pm - 8pm 2pm - 3pm EST 7pm-8pm Nigeria 10pm - 11pm UAE 11pm-12pm PST Live ONLINE on ZOOM and YouTube Cost Free. Can't make it live? Don't worry. You can watch all the recordings on YouTube in your own time. How do I join? For the Zoom link contact: info@utrujj.org, or subscribe to the YouTube channel. What is being covered? The Forty Principles of the Religion is a summary of Al Ghazali's Ihya Ulum al Din (A Revival of the Religious Sciences). Explore the spiritual depth of virtually every aspect of Islam with profound insights into how to become closer to Allah Almighty. Though Ghazali's contribution to Islamic spirituality is hard to surpass, it is accessible through his step by step breakdown of the spiritual path, which is tried and tested. Studying the Forty Principles enables students to grasp the fundamentals without having to grapple with the magnus opus which is the Ihya Ulum al Din. In these sessions, Shaykh Haytham Tamim does not just give a commentary on Ghazali's work, but dips into the Ihya Ulum al Din and adds his own fresh insights to Al Ghazali's work, making these sessions rich and deep. The Topic: Praiseworthy character traits Watch the Sessions you missed Who was Al Ghazali? Known as the Proof of Islam, Abu Hamid Muhammad at Tusi al Ghazali (d.505 AH/111 AC) is regarded as one of the greatest thinkers to have lived after the Pious Predecessors. The Persian philosopher rejected Aristotelian philosophy and the Ihya became the most frequently recited Islamic text after the Qur'an and the hadith. He combined orthodox Sunni theology and Sufi mysticism in a...

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Activate your imaan – Quranic Tafseer

Utrujj Foundation Tafseer Classes Enrol now! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nfcf8MbLBU4 Activate your Imaan and Elevate your status. Join Shaykh Haytham's Tafseer Class. 'Umar bin Al-Khattab (may Allah be pleased with him) reported that the Prophet (peace be on him) said: "Verily, Allah elevates some people with this Qur'an and abases others."  Curriculum Surat Al Tawbah How do I subscribe? Join at anytime during the year: MONTHLY SUBCRIPTION I would like to subscribe monthly: Tafseer plus hadith - Pay £70 per month Tafseer  only - Pay £50 per month (£20 per week)  ANNUAL SUSCRIPTION I would prefer to subscribe annually: Tafseer plus hadith - Pay £840 annually Tafseer only - Pay £600 annually  For more info on the hadith class Donation Type One time Recurring Course Times Monday 10.00am -11.30am followed by Q&A Wednesday 10.00am - 11.30am followed by Q&A Course Dates Twice weekly - Mondays & Wednesdays Live or watch the recordings  You will receive the link to join and recordings of each class. Term 1 2022 7 Sep - 14 Dec 17 -30 oct (half term break) 25 sessions Term 2 2023 9 Jan - 15 Mar 13-19 Feb (half term break) 18 sessions Ramadan 23rd March - 21st April Term 3 2023 3 May - 10 Jul 29 May - 4 Jun (half term break & 28th June Eid Al Adha no class) 17 sessions Total 60 classes Learning objectives and outcomes Comprehend the meanings of the verses clearly Understand the historical context of the verses Reflect on the depth and layers of meaning as they connect to other verses in the Quran Draw lessons for your life and see how they are relevant to your reality Know the rulings so you can fulfil Allah's commands and refrain from what He prohibited Fulfil the act of worship by contemplating Allah's verses...

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al-Fawaid fi Ikhtisar al-Maqasid

الفوائد في اختصار المقاصد by Izz al-Din Abd al-Aziz ibn Abd as-Salam Taught by Shaykh Haytham Tamim When is the class? Friendly class every Monday 7-8pm This class is taught in Arabic. ONLINE via ZOOM and Live on Youtube Please contact info@utrujj.org to join. Cost Free Who was Izz al Din Abd al-Aziz ibn Abd as-Salam? Known as Sultan al-'Ulama, Imam Izz al-Din Abd as-Salam was a courageous scholar who stood up to the tyrants of his time. He advised Muslim rulers at a time when the Islamic world was under attack from Tartars and Crusaders. He was described by Ibn al-Imad al-Hanbali as the Sheikh of Islam. An expert in Islamic law, he wrote many brilliant and important books. His literary legacy is very valuable, particularly in the fields of Shafi'i jurisprudence, Quranic jurisprudence, tafsir, and Sufism. His main and enduring contribution was his masterpiece on Islamic legal principles Qawa'id al-Ahkam fi Masalih al-Anam. Al-Qawa'id al-Sughra, or al-Fawa'id fi Mukhtasar al-Qawa'id is its summary. He died in 660AH. al-Fawaid fi Ikhtisar al-Maqasid The primary purpose of the Shariah is to promote benefit for the individual and society and to minimise harm. Izz al-Din Abd as-Salam was able to see the bigger picture, which is an art, and shed light on how Islamic commandments and prohibitions ensure what is best for man. The Fiqh provides guidance on how to navigate the best route through a variety of situations. He has been commended by scholars in all generations and lauded for his originality. Shaykh Haytham Tamim He is an expert and a holder of some of the highest Ijazas in Quran, Hadith (the Prophetic traditions) and Fiqh (Islamic rulings). His knowledge spans the main Islamic jurisprudence schools of thought and different Islamic denominations through highly advanced classical and religious texts. With 29 links...

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Sunday Hadith Class (fortnightly)

At a glance Friendly class every fortnight on Sundays 12-1.00pm followed by Q&A Live on Zoom. What is being covered? Shaykh Haytham Tamim teaches a selection of hadith from Bulugh al Maram min Adillat al Ahkam by Ibn Hajar al Asqalani. How do I subscribe? To subscribe for fortnightly sessions please click on the link below: Hadith only monthly £20 per month. You may prefer to subscribe to our tafseer class as well as hadith: Tafseer plus hadith monthly £70 per month     Tafseer plus hadith annual £840 per annum   For more details on our tafseer class What will you study? Shaykh Haytham analyses the: literal meaning of a hadith, spiritual implications, relevance to our lives. Deducing its key themes and concepts, he derives essential lessons for all Muslims. He also gives the fascinating biographies of the narrators and the context of the hadith and how they link to our reality. He highlights the relevant rulings and etiquettes, as well as the difference between cultural and the Islamic practices. Who was Ibn Hajar al Asqalani? Ibn Hajar was a medieval Islamic scholar  (d.852AH= 1449AD) whose contribution to the science of hadith is colossal. He wrote about 150 works on hadith, history, biography, tafseer, poetry, and Shafi'ite jurisprudence. What is Bulugh al Maram? This collection of over 1000 hadith contain the hadith from which legal rulings have been formed in the Shaf'i school, and more widely it is regarded as a seminal collection of hadith regardless of school of thought. Currently we are studying the chapter, Kitab al Jami in which the hadith focus on the etiquette of society and interaction, which form the basis of a kind and caring society. Shaykh Haytham Tamim He is an expert and a holder of some of the highest Ijazas in Quran, Hadith (the...

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Retreat 2023: A Lasting Legacy

Wokefield Estate Wokefield Estate, Reading

A Lasting Legacy - The Final Wisdom and Wasiyya of the Prophet ﷺ BOOKINGS OPEN Early Bird expires on 23rd December! 5% discount on bookings of 2 or more rooms! [Rotate page to landscape on mobile phones or book using your PC] Please email info@utrujj.org for all queries Book below - discounts applied automatically at checkout. https://youtu.be/GdtDPmcCFYw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_EJlbSM5K0 * A child is 4 - 16 years old ** For children 0 - 3 years old cot beds are available on request at no charge. Please email info@utrujj.org *** If you are interested in checking in on Friday, please make your booking for Sat below and then email info@utrujj.org for costs for Friday, you will be able to make the Friday booking separately. Friday stay includes complimentary snacks at 8.15pm and breakfast on Saturday. **** All rooms are in the main building except the family rooms (2 adults & 2 children) in Wellington Lodge which is a 10-minute walk away. Bookings are non-refundable. Welcome to the Retreat It’s with great pleasure that we are announcing the launch of our first RETREAT since the pandemic! Bi’idnillah we will be able to gather for the sake of Allah, rekindle the Utrujj friendships, and strengthen our community… as well as benefit from the uplifting teaching of Shaykh Haytham Tamim, participate in collective worship and be in the company of angels. What is a day delegate? Content Shaykh Haytham Tamim will reflect on the key points from the Prophet's ﷺ last pieces of advice to his Companions and to us, his Ummah. He will extract the most important elements of the Prophet’s ﷺ legacy. The Prophet ﷺ conveyed the message of Islam for 23 years - word by word, verse by verse or surah by surah in portions. By the end of his life, our...

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