16 – Etiquette When Yawning


In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus explains the etiquette when yawning as has come from the teaching of the Prophet Muhammad. Shaykh Yahya further explains why yawning is generally looked down upon in Islam because of what it may entail of laziness and overeating.

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.