June 5, 2018

 Jalal al-Din Rumi   “If God said, ‘Rumi, pay homage to everything that has helped you to Enter my Arms,’ There would not be one experience of my life, not one thought, not one feeling, not any act, I would not bow to.” -Jalal al-Din Rumi … Regret, that sinking feeling in the bottom of your stomach. We’ve all been there, wishing we could have another chance. But, it is in this very feeling in which our return to the… Read more

May 30, 2018

‘Moving Water’ by Jalal al-Din Rumi   “When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy. When actions come from another section, the feeling disappears. Don’t let others lead you. They may be blind or, worse, vultures. Reach for the rope of God. And what is that? Putting aside self-will. Because of willfulness, people sit in jail, the trapped birds wings are tied, fish sizzle in the skillet. The anger of police is willfulness. You’ve… Read more

May 23, 2018

 Jalal al-Din Rumi   “You’re Water. We’re the millstone. You’re Wind. We’re dust blown into shapes. You’re Spirit. We’re the opening and closing of our hands. You’re the Clarity. We’re the language that tries to say it. You’re Joy. We’re all the different kinds of laughing.” -Jalal al-Din Rumi … Each of us contain a drop of the Pure Essence. It’s called your fitrah. What better way is there to live than to know we are always connected to the… Read more

May 15, 2018

‘A Garden Beyond Paradise’ Jalal al-Din Rumi   “Everything you see has its roots in the unseen world. The forms may change, yet the Essence remains the same. Every wondrous sight may vanish, every sweet word will fade. But do not be disheartened, the Source they come from is eternal– growing, branching out, giving new life and new joy.  Why do you weep?– That Source is within you, and this whole world is springing up from it. The Source is… Read more

May 1, 2018

How do we replenish our life force energy so that we are giving from our abundance rather than staying in a cycle of depletion? Read more

April 24, 2018

‘Why look like a dead fish in this Ocean of God?’   Jalal al-Din Rumi   With Passion “With passion pray. With passion make love. With passion eat and drink and dance and play. Why look like a dead fish in this ocean of God?” -Jalal al-Din Rumi …   Take time today to enjoy your life, to connect to the beauty it holds. Smell the roses, appreciate the spring blossoms. This is your connection to the Essence of the… Read more

October 17, 2017

Every human being has a right to be happy and feel a personal connection with God. God puts desire and a yearning for purpose in our lives that guides us to know this connection and to realize fulfillment. But life takes us on journeys, and sometimes that sense of fulfillment can seem distant. Join Rahim Bronner for this teleclass to take a look at what you really want in your life, and how to find the doorways that lead you to divine purpose and fulfillment. Read more

October 10, 2017

Relationships can be challenging, whether with a spouse, children, co-workers or community. If you struggle to see the love in the faces of those closest to you, you’re invited to listen to this class with Amany Shalaby, Ph.D., as she shares Sufi teachings that can help you to inwardly drink from the real love – the Fountain of Abundant Love – so that you do not outwardly seek love out of desperation or a desire to possess and control, which leads many of us to suffer unhealthy relationships. Read more

September 25, 2017

Life challenges us to find balance between work, family and spiritual calling. Yet, how do we find that balance? How can we perceive God’s guidance and follow what God calls us to do in this life? How can we trust ourselves and God? Join Hamid Werder for an exploration into these questions and more in hopes of Pursuing Divine Perfection in Work and Daily Life. Read more

September 21, 2017

Are you a follower of spiritual, or energetic healing practices? Have you ever been tested, your faith in their abilities challenged? Read as one of our student’s recounts a time where she hurt herself on accident, and used it as an opportunity to embody-literally-the healing practices from the path of Sufism. Read more


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