The Universe is Alive

Although seldom spoken about, Islam is a way and a path that is deeply connected to the natural world and the cycles of the Universe. One of the most important realizations that come directly from the teachings of the blessed and noble Prophet Muhammad ﷺ and the Holy Qur’an is the fact that the entire Universe is alive and that we …

The Trustee and the Trust

In Chapter 8 of Rejuvenation of the Soul, we develop our understanding of what it means to be a trustee of God, and how this relates to a human being’s role in creation as a khalifah, or Deputy of the Divine. We learn that the Universe is alive, and that we are connected to it through our breath. It is the hollow cavity …

Trust and Love

In Chapter 7 of Rejuvenation of the Soul, Imam Fode dives deeper into the secret and reality of the trust, al-amanah, with which Allah Almighty entrusted humanity to the exclusion of all other creations. In this session, we learn of the importance of trust and how it relates to faith and love, the importance of keeping the company of the trustworthy knows …

The Human Heart

In Chapter 6 of Rejuvenation of the Soul, Imam Fode continues to expand on the unique nature of the human heart and its capacity to carry the divine trust, al-amanah, granted to creation by Allah Almighty. In this session, we learn of the relationship between trust, faith and love, and that through complete and total reliance, surrender, trust, submission and love …

Expansion and Trust

In Chapter 5 of Rejuvenation of the Soul, we dive deeper into the realization that all of Life and the Universe are fundamentally one, and that by progressively transcending the self, we progressively transcend separation. While the mind and the ego that arises from its processes are based in separateness and disconnection, the heart seeks oneness, unity and love with all …

Expansion and Love

In Chapter 4 of Rejuvenation of the Soul, we discover as the great Rumi (qs) said, “Love is the bridge between you and everything.” Through love, we are able to commune, i.e. become one with and transcend separateness, and only thus truly communicate with another. Love is faith, and faith is light, and thus love is the fuel for the heart and …

Expansion and the Increase of Knowledge

In Chapter 3 of Rejuvenation of the Soul, Imam Fode draws significant parallels and connections between the ever expanding nature of the Universe and of consciousness, and the thus necessary continual increase in the depth of knowledge and light that is made available in the Universe. As creation continues and advances in its journey towards its destination in the Presence …

Expansion and Our Universe

In Chapter 2 of Rejuvenation of the Soul, we discuss at length the evolutionary and ever expanding nature of the Universe, as well as the divine relationship between consciousness and creation. It is through the power of the Divine Breath that creation is brought into existence and maintained, and by deeply connecting with and becoming your breath, you deepen your …

Expansion and the Heart

Today we begin the new course and series Rejuvenation of the Soul in Awakenings Academy, and this  blessed and beautiful journey begins with Expansion and the Heart. In this session, we cover the centrality of the heart in both the physical and spiritual life of an entity. We learn that the health, state and condition of the heart is foundational and …

Updated Training Schedule for Rejuvenation of the Soul

May this message find you well, strong and with growing awareness at the onset of the year 2018. Happy, blessed, joyous and prosperous New Year. Insha’llah Ta’ala Rahman, with the grace, guidance, support and light of God, this will be a year of great change, growth, awakening, connection, strength and success. Ameen Ya Rabbuna. That being said, I want to …

Succeed in 2018 and Beyond with Consistency and Perseverance

In the last Group Coaching Call of 2017, we discuss the paramount importance of consistency towards growth, development and ultimate success. As we prepare for a major phase of growth and expansion both personally and communally, it is essential to develop a consistent and progressive path that attracts the divine support of the God. By developing and maintaining consistency towards …

Return to Oneness Through Presence

In today’s Group Coaching Call, we dive deeper into the original fracturing of wholeness that resulted from eating of the Forbidden Tree in the Garden of Grace, and how through spiritual presence and prayer practice one can return to the original state of soundness known as fitrah in which the Almighty created us. In the original state of fitrah, which Islam seeks …

Sukoon Attracts Sakinah

It is a principle of salah that to properly perform the prayer, one must come to a state of sukoon or stillness in each posture, and that this then attracts sakinah, or peace and tranquility, from the Divine Presence of God. In our latest Group Coaching Call, you will learn about the importance of using the daily prayers as opportunities to increase your capacity …

Be Happy Now and Eternally

Allah Almighty describes the state and condition of the believers by saying that “He is happy with them and they are happy with He,” pointing to the truth that they who live in a state of surrender and joy are they who are truly successful in both this life and the next. The Power of Joy is now available as …

Breath and Energy Systems within al-Islam

Although not known to many in the modern era, great masters of classical Islamic spirituality have historically had a profoundly developed understanding of subtle energetic realities. With a proper understanding of spiritual and energetic systems based upon the illuminated foundation of al-Islam, the Muslim is equipped unlike any other to dive deeper into such fields of knowledge that pertain to healing and …

Rediscover the Love of the Beloved ﷺ

There is none more beloved to God than the Beloved, Muhammad Rasulullah ﷺ, who amongst all prophets, messengers and human beings most profoundly transmits the light and love of the Presence of the Divine. In this Group Coaching Call, which takes place on the blessed occasion of the 12th of Rabi ul-Awwal, you will rediscover the importance of the love …

Gratitude is the Key to Grace

The Power of Gratitude has been published and is now available as part of Mastering the Law of Attraction course. In this latest training module, you will learn about the profound power of gratitude to effect your state and thus what you attract and manifest. Also covered are the importance of gratitude in cultivating iman, the power of focus, the secret …

The Path Requires Perseverance

In our most recent Group Coaching Call as part of Awakenings Academy, we experience a brief visualization to help develop the fortitude and faith necessary to keep moving forward upon the path that leads to truth, awakening and light in the Divine Presence of God. We realize that we are not alone upon this path, and that we are joined …

Special Session: Group Meditation and Dhikr

In the beginning of the blessed month of Rabi ul-Awwal, we recently had a special session of group meditation and dhikr in which we came together as a community seeking the Presence of Light, Beauty and Truth. This was a special Group Coaching session conducted as part of Awakenings Academy. If you would like to experience the blessings of this …