Origins & Destinations – The human journey before, during & after this world


Some believe this life is everything, there is nothing before or after it, the world simply came into existence through chance and that after death when are just a biodegradable substance which nourishes the earth and nothing more.

In the Islamic tradition we are taught that in fact this life is only one life. Rather every human being passes through 5 stages in their existence; 5 lives! In comparison to the 5 lives, this life is actually very short, so what are the other 4 lives?

The Prophet ﷺ said What is the world to me? What am I to the world? Verily, the example of this world and myself is that of a rider who seeks shade under a tree, then he moves on and leaves it behind.” (Ahmad)

Every human to come into existence in this world from the beginning of time until the end, already exists! We have all experienced one life before we come into this world; the world of the souls or spirits.

(Remember) when your Lord extracted from the loins of Adams children their descendants and made them testify (saying): Am I not your Lord?They said: Yes, we testify to it.(This was) in case you say on the Day of Judgment: We were unaware of this.Or you say: It was our ancestors who worshipped others besides God and we are only their descendants. Will you then destroy us for what those liars did?(Quran 7:172-173)

“What is the example of this worldly life in comparison to the Hereafter other than one of you dipping his finger in the sea? Let him see what he brings forth” (Muslim)

“This worldly life is nothing but diversion and amusement. Verily, the home of the Hereafter is the true life if only they knew” (Quran 29:64)

The real retirement package that we should all be investing in, is the eternal retirement which each and everyone of us will find once we leave this world. Is not worth learning where you and all your loved ones are heading? Is it not important to know where you may or may not end up for the rest of eternity? Would you not like to know what happened to you before you came into this world, and what happens next in your journey? What if you were told you were going on a journey of NO RETURN, a place from which you would never return, would you not want to know details of that place?

Learn about the journey of the human; learn about YOUR journey, where you came from and where you are going. Join iSyllabus as we cover the basic questions all human beings are seeking answers to, by examining each phase of the human journey from before conception, the life in this world, the life in the grave, the Resurrection, and finally the final eternal abode.


Origins & Destinations – The human journey before, during & after this world

Teacher: Shaykh Amer Jamil  

Session 1: Saturday 4th June 2022
Session 2: Saturday 11th June 2022
Session 3: Saturday 18th June 2022
Session 4: Saturday 25th June 2022 (Live Q+A)
Time: 11am – 1.30pm
Cost: Early Bird £29 (offer ends Sun 29th May 2022) and Full Price £39
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