Truthfulness

Mostly everyone agrees that telling the truth is one of the keystones of character. It is also the basis of developing trust in relationships, both personal and business.

Why is it then, that we sometimes find it so hard to tell the truth? We may have become so habituated to being selective with the truth that we may not even be conscious of it when we are not telling the truth and the whole truth. Is it ever okay to tell "little white lies"? is it ever okay to conceal part of the truth? We explore these and many other questions in this final lecture in the series "Essential Virtues for Developing Nobility of Character".

Check out this episode!

Continue Reading...

047:Contentment

In this lecture we discuss the virtue of contentment and why it is the foundation of gratitude and compassion.

Continue Reading...

50:Developing an Attitude of Gratitude

In this session, we discuss the powerful practice of gratitude which has been called "the secret sauce of happiness"

“I have been sent to perfect the nobility of your character”. Prophet Mohammed (saw)

The Holy Prophet (saw) articulated his mission as supporting the perfection of character of his Umma. He himself was a living example of what nobility of character looks like in action. The Quran testifies to this by saying “And most surely you are of a tremendous nature.” (The Holy Quran, 68:4 )

In these series of talks, we will inshallah discuss the essential elements of a noble character as taught to us by the Prophet (saw) and his family. We will discuss various aspects of virtues that make up a Noble Character, such as Courage, Compassion, Patience and Gratitude among others.

We will focus on practical tools to nurture and strengthen these virtues within ourselves so that we can help realize the mission of the Holy Prophet (saw). At the end of the series,...

Continue Reading...

49:Living a Life of Compassion and Forbearance

In this session, we discuss what is compassion (hilm) and how to develop it

“I have been sent to perfect the nobility of your character”. Prophet Mohammed (saw)

The Holy Prophet (saw) articulated his mission as supporting the perfection of character of his Umma. He himself was a living example of what nobility of character looks like in action. The Quran testifies to this by saying “And most surely you are of a tremendous nature.” (The Holy Quran, 68:4 )

In these series of talks, we will inshallah discuss the essential elements of a noble character as taught to us by the Prophet (saw) and his family. We will discuss various aspects of virtues that make up a Noble Character, such as Courage, Compassion, Patience and Gratitude among others.

We will focus on practical tools to nurture and strengthen these virtues within ourselves so that we can help realize the mission of the Holy Prophet (saw). At the end of the series, we hope to have a clear picture of what...

Continue Reading...

53:Recap of Essential Virtues

In this episode, we recap lectures 1-7 and the various virtues that were discussed over the few days

Continue Reading...

51:Generosity #Essential Virtues

In part 6 on the series Essential Virtues for Developing Nobility of Character, we discuss generosity - of material things and generosity of spirit and how it relates to living a life of virtue

Continue Reading...

48:Sabr (Patience & Perseverance)

In this lecture we discuss the virtue of Sabr which is usually translated as Patience but it is so much more than that. In this lecture we discuss the three parts of the virtue of Sabr and what modern research says about it

Continue Reading...

54:Trustworthiness #Essential Virtues

In this episode, we discuss the virtue of trustworthiness, what it means to be trustworthy and how we can become more trustworthy

Continue Reading...

52:Courage #Essential Virtues

In this episode, we discuss the virtue of courage as it relates to character development. When we think of courage, we may think only of bravery but courage is so much more and includes living up to your life purpose despite the fears and uncertainties that haunt you.

Continue Reading...

046:Essential Virtues for Developing Nobility of Character

“I have been sent to perfect the nobility of your character”. Prophet Mohammed (saw)

The Holy Prophet (saw) articulated his mission as supporting the perfection of character of his Umma. He himself was a living example of what nobility of character looks like in action. The Quran testifies to this by saying “And most surely you are of a tremendous nature.” (The Holy Quran, 68:4 )

In these series of talks, we will inshallah discuss the essential elements of a noble character as taught to us by the Prophet (saw) and his family. We will discuss various aspects of virtues that make up a Noble Character, such as Courage, Compassion, Patience and Gratitude among others.

We will focus on practical tools to nurture and strengthen these virtues within ourselves so that we can help realize the mission of the Holy Prophet (saw). At the end of the series, we hope to have a clear picture of what the virtue looks like in action and practical ways to practice the virtue for...

Continue Reading...
Close

50% Complete

Two Step

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.