62 – The Central Pillar of Religion

In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights prayer as being the central pillar of religion. He quotes Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) as saying: “Prayer is the central pillar of religion. Prayer is the key to every good.” Shaykh Yahya begins by explaining that the Arabic word for prayer is “salah”, which […]

61 – Additional Etiquettes of Eating

In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights some of the etiquettes of eating as taught be Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him). He quotes the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) as he teaches one of the young companions by saying: “Say bism Allah, eat with your right (hand), and eat what […]

60 – The Prohibition of Vilifying or Murdering a Muslim

In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights the grave consequences of vilifying, cursing another Muslim, and murdering a fellow Muslim. He narrates that Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “vilifying a Muslim is sinful, and murdering him is disbelief”. Shaykh Yahya explains that Muslims have rights upon one another. The usage of […]

59 – The Consequences of Sin

In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights the consequences of sin, and particularly of unlawful sexual relations (Zina), which is a severe sin. He narrates that Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “Unlawful sexual relations beget poverty.” Shaykh Yahya first reminds us that one of the names of Prophet Muhammad (peace and […]

58 – The Primacy of Mercy

In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights one of the most central teachings of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), which is to show mercy. He narrates that Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “Those who show mercy have the Mercy of Allah Most High shown to them. Have mercy for those on […]

Supporting Scholars and Students in Need – A Message from Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Through the SeekersHub Global Islamic Scholars Fund, SeekersHub Global has been able to help numerous scholars and students of knowledge in need to continue to study and serve their communities. Help is still urgently needed for a number of ongoing cases to help scholars and students of knowledge in need. Please donate today for this […]

57 – The Benefit of Speaking and Safety of Silence

In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights the teaching of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) regarding the benefit of speech and the safety of silence. He narrates that Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “may Allah have mercy on a servant who spoke well and gained good, or kept silent and avoided […]

56 – Directing Others to Good

In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights directing others to good, as Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) calls us to do so. He narrates that Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “he who directs others to a good deed is as the one who did it, and assuredly Allah loves the act […]

55 – Setting Aside What Causes You Doubt

In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights leaving all that causes doubts, from the teaching of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). He narrates that Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “set aside what causes you doubt, for what does not”. This narration and others points us to a fundamental teaching in religion, which […]

54 – Qualities Never Coupled in a Believer

In this Episode, Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights from the teaching of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) some qualities that a believer should not have, and by contrast some qualities that the believer should have. Shaykh Yahya relates that the Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said: “Two qualities are never coupled in a believer: miserliness […]