20 – Requesting Permission to Enter


In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus explains some of the etiquettes around how one seeks permission to enter someone’s home or room, as taught by the Prophet Muhammad. Shaykh Yahya highlights a story from one of the Prophet’s companions that portrays this etiquette and how it has come to us.

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.