15 – Conversing Privately with a Third Person Present


In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus explains the teaching of the Prophet Muhammad to not have a private conversation with third person present so as not to dismay him. Shaykh Yahya highlights that this teaches us to be acutely aware of the feeling of people, and not to harm others’ feelings.

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.