31 – The Tongue and the Majority of Man’s Sins


In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus explains how the majority of man’s sins are committed by the tongue, as was taught by Prophet Muhammad. He then highlights the extent of the dangers of the tongue and provides key tips on how to guard one’s tongue.

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.