53 – The Five Rights of a Muslim

In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights five rights of a Muslim upon another Muslim as is taught by the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). Shaykh Yahya relates that the Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said: “every Muslim has five rights over every other Muslim: the right to reply should he greet […]

52 – The Older Brother’s Right

In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus discusses the principle of upholding the rights of the older sibling from the teaching of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). Shaykh Yahya relates that the Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said: “an older brother’s right over his siblings is like the father’s right over his […]

51 – Paradise Lies Beneath the Feet of Mothers

In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights the importance of honouring and being good to one’s parents and especially the mother from the teaching of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). Shaykh Yahya relates that the Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said: “paradise lies beneath the feet of mothers”. He explains what […]

50 – Three Types of People

In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus points out three types of people that will not enter paradise as has come to us from the teaching of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). Shaykh Yahya relates that the Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said: “three types of people will not enter paradise: an […]

49 – Keeping Brotherly Love Pure

In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights the teaching of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) of keeping brotherly love pure. Shaykh Yahya relates that the Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said: “three practices will keep sincere your brother’s love for you: greeting him when you see him, making room for him […]

48 – Seeking Treatment

In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights the teaching of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) to seek out treatment for diseases. Shaykh Yahya relates that the Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said: “seek out remedies for your ailments, oh servants of Allah, for Allah has not created a disease without creating […]

47 – Humility and What It Alleviates

In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights the virtue and character of humility from the teaching of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). Shaykh Yahya relates that the Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said: “practice humility until no one oppresses or belittles another”. He reflects that this teaching is one that is for […]

46 – Staying Clean as Best We Can

In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus relates from Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) that he said: “stay clean as best you can, for Allah established Islam upon cleanliness”. Shaykh Yahya expalins that the Prophet’s (peace and blessings be upon him) call to stay clean as best as we can is both outwardly and inwardly. He innumerates […]

45 – Exchanging Gifts and Shaking Hands

In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus relates from Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) that he said: “exchange gifts and mutual love arises, and shake hands and enmity will fall away”. Shaykh Yahya highlights that the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) is teaching us about the importance of relationships, and the things to do […]

44 – The Preeminence of Knowledge Over Worship

In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus relates from Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) that he said: “to acquire some useful knowledge is a greater merit than to preform a hundred devotional prayers voluntarily”. He also relates other similar teachings from theProphet Muhammad (peace be upon him), that convey the precedence of knowledge over voluntary worship. […]