Knowledge, Devotion and Service

Futuwwa (Spiritual Chivalry): Become Lovable to the People of Allah – Shaykh Yayha Rhodus

Before Shaykh Yahya discusses the next trait of Futuwwa mentioned in Imam Muhammad ibn al-Husayn al Sulami’s (d. 412 AH, 1034 CE) book, Kitab al-Futuwwa, he reflects upon several lines from the Mawlid, The Resplendent Illumination, which mention the Prophet’s, sallallahu alaihi wa sallam, effect on his mother Aminah when she carried him in her womb. He then begins a multipart discussion on the next virtue: Attracting the love of Allaah Ta’ala by becoming loveable to the awliya (people of Allah).

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