22 – Renunciation and Love


In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus explains the link between renunciation and attaining God’s love and the love of people as taught by Prophet Muhammad. Shaykh Yahya reflects on how the teachings of Prophet Muhammad have come as a healing. He also highlights one of the sayings of Prophet Muhammad that is central to Islam.

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.