The Etiquettes of Companionship (Part 7): “Giving People a Second Chance” and the 3 Steps of Interacting with Others – Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

In colloquial terms, “Giving People a Second Chance” is a crucial Etiquette of Companionship mentioned in Iman Abdulwahhab ash-Sha’rani’s book Adab as-Suhbah. Shaykh Yahya explains its meaning, in part, with a beautiful story of a righteous man and a tree. He also discusses the 3-step process that should govern our interactions with each other, allowing […]

The Etiquettes of Companionship (Part 6): The Beautiful Sunnah of Bidding Farewell to a Traveling Brother or Sister – Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

In this podcast Shaykh Yahya discusses three more Etiquettes of Companionship mentioned in Iman Abdulwahhab ash-Sha’rani’s book Adab as-Suhbah. including the etiquette of bidding farewell to our brothers/sisters when they travel and visiting them when they return. Specifically, the beautiful du’a that our beloved Messenger, sallallahu alayhi was sallam, made to travelers is recited and […]

The Etiquettes of Companionship (Part 5): The Tremendous Benefits of Feeling Happiness for Others’ Blessings – Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

This podcast addresses the tremendous benefits that arise from feeling happiness for the blessings that Allah, subhanahu wa ta’ala, has given to others, as mentioned in Iman Abdulwahhab ash-Sha’rani’s book Adab as-Suhbah. In particular, Shaykh Yahya discusses why envy, which is one of the top three diseases of the heart that needs to be eradicated, […]

The Etiquettes of Companionship (Part 4): Precedence of Your Brother’s Needs Over Supererogatory Worship – Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

In this next podcast based on Iman Abdulwahhab ash-Sha’rani’s book Adab as-Suhbah, Shaykh Yahya discusses several more etiquettes, including (1) giving precedence to the needs of your brother/sister over your supererogatory worship; (2) if you fall short in giving your brother/sister his/her rights, apologize and repent; and (3) if someone seeks your forgiveness, accept it. […]

The Etiquettes of Companionship (Part 3): The Trait of Never Looking Down on Other People – Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

Shaykh Yahya looks at four more Etiquettes of Companionship in this third podcast based on Iman Abdulwahhab ash-Sha’rani’s book Adab as-Suhbah, including the trait of never looking down on other people. As part of the discussion on this etiquette, Shaykh Yahya relates inspiring stories of the righteous and explains how our spirits are taken at […]

The Etiquettes of Companionship (Part 2): Wanting good for people – Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

In this second podcast based on Iman Abdulwahhab ash-Sha’rani’s (Egyptian Scholar of the 10th Islamic Century) book Adab as-Suhbah, Shaykh Yahya discusses three more Etiquettes of Companionship: (1) wanting good for people; (2) learning to veil people; and (3) learning not to condemn people for the sins they commit. With respect to the last etiquette, […]

The Etiquettes of Companionship (Part 1): Good Opinion and Overlooking Faults – Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

In this first podcast on the Etiquettes of Companionship based on the book Adab as-Suhbah by Iman Abdulwahhab ash-Sha’rani, a renown Egyptian Scholar of the 10th Islamic Century, Shaykh Yahya discusses (1) overlooking other people’s faults and (2) teaching oneself to have a good opinion of others. Using teachings from the Qur’an, the Hadith, and elect […]