17 – A Believer’s Joy and Sadness

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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights what should bring joy to a believer and what brings them sadness from the teaching of the Prophet Muhammad. Shaykh Yahya further explains what this entails of gauging our actions and how we respond to the world.

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.