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Posts Tagged ‘Shaykh Yahya Rhodus’
On the Sacred Journey: Meeting at the Oasis of the 2014 Seekers Retreat “Awakening the Heart”

Reflection by Maryam J. Mathieu During the drive to Camp Couchiching for the annual SeekersHub Toronto retreat, all I could think about was what questions I could ask the scholars to help me figure out how to make hijra into a new life. For years, and especially since I converted to Islam a year and [...]

Marvelling at the Heart – Reflections by Sidi Suhayb

“Verily, in the body is a small piece of flesh that if it is healthy, the whole body is healthy and if it is sick, the whole body is sick. This small piece of flesh is the heart.” [Bukhari and Muslim] [Marvels of the heart course] Knowledge of the heart is considered to be fard [...]

Reflections on Purification of the Heart – Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil

On Friday 13th September, Shaykh Yahya Rhodus gave a talk on Purification Of The Heart, based on the book written by Imam Al-Mawlud and translated by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf. I left the talk uplifted, motivated, and best of all, armed with practical tips on how to journey along the path to Allah. Here’s a summary [...]

From Madinah To Malaysia: Reflections by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil

Shaykh Yahya Rhodus is a lot taller in real life. When he stood up at the end of his lecture last night, I watched him return the greetings of the men and women who had gathered around him. He was careful to take the time to smile and chat to each person who approached him. [...]

SeekersNotes: The Prayer of The Prophet ﷺ – Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

Salaah comes from Seerah and is the essential connection to our Lord. Notes taken by Seeker Aashif Sacha Imam Al-Junaid said “Ultimately life is praying 5 prayers and waiting to die” This is the essential trait of the believer. If you think about the implications and the greatness of this, every single opportunity that we [...]

Reader on What it Means to be a Man According to Islam

Reader on Masculinity According to Islam Habib Kadhim answers question ” What are the attributes of a real man?” during his 2012 visit to Melbourne, Australia. Shaykh Yahya Rhodus – Futuwwa (Chivalry) Shaykh Yahya Rhodus delivering a talk on Futuwwa (Chivalry) at Masjid An-Noor in Kendall, FL (visit islamicschoolofmiami.org for more information). Abdal Hakim Murad [...]

SeekersNotes: Exploring the Qur’an with Shaykh Yahya Rhodus – Class 7 Gems

SeekersNotes: Exploring the Qur’an with Shaykh Yahya Rhodus – Class 7 Gems Notes by Sister Shagufta Pasta From the March 31st session. The nafs is you. It’s your internal state. Hawa is the entity in which the nafs manifests. Hawa is your internal inclinations, your desires. True religion is about character, going against yourself. The more [...]

SeekersNotes: Exploring the Qur’an with Shaykh Yahya Rhodus – Class 5 Notes

SeekersNotes: Exploring the Qur’an with Shaykh Yahya Rhodus – Class 5 Notes Notes by Sister Shagufta Pasta Apologies for the delay in posting these notes! I haven’t been at home much this past week. Verse 15: Has the story of Moses reached thee? Rhetorical purpose: see Allah bringing solace to the heart of His beloved. [...]

SeekersNotes: Exploring the Qur’an with Shaykh Yahya Rhodus – Class 4 Notes

SeekersNotes: Exploring the Qur’an with Shaykh Yahya Rhodus (Class 4 Notes) Notes by Sister Shagufta Pasta For this week’s lesson, my notes are brief. I was mostly listening to Shaykh Yahya speak, and I had to depart about an hour in the class, at 5:30. So as always, for the complete reminder of what Shaykh [...]

SeekersNotes: Exploring the Qur’an with Shaykh Yahya Rhodus – Class 3 Notes

SeekersNotes: Exploring the Qur’an with Shaykh Yahya Rhodus – Class 3 Notes In this week’s class, we finished Surah Naba. This week I was mostly trying to take in what Shaykh Yahya was saying and so wasn’t able to take comprehensive notes. Still, here are a few gems that were mentioned during the session. Till [...]