11 – Pondering the Consequences of Our Actions

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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights that the basis of our actions should be to first ponder over the consequences of each action and evaluate whether to go through with it or not. He draws on the teachings of Prophet Muhammad who has emphasized the importance of considering the consequences of our actions.

The Content of Character is a remarkable collection of sayings of the Prophet Muhammad. Chosen by the scholar, Shaykh Al-Amin Ali Mazrui and translated by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, this book was published to great critical acclaim.

Shaykh Al-Amin intended to show that progress among Muslims required not the abandonment of Islam but the recovery of the original spirit of Islamic enlightenment.

In this podcast series for SeekersHub, Shaykh Yahya Rhodus does a commentary on these concise and yet comprehensive sayings, with a special focus on character-building, morals, good manners and ethics.