Futuwwa (Spiritual Chivalry): Helping, getting along, and caring for friends – Shaykh Yahya Rhodus – Al-Maqasid Podcast

In this ninth podcast on Futuwwa, Shaykh Yahya first discusses some of the blessings associated with gathering for knowledge and/or remembrance and how Futuwwa is the “glue” that holds hearts together. He then explains two additional traits of Futuwwa mentioned in Imam Muhammad ibn al-Husayn al Sulami’s (d. 412 AH, 1034 CE) book, Kitab al-Futuwwa: (1) helping and getting along with friends and (2) caring for your brother (or sister) more than you care for your own family. With respect to this second trait, Shaykh Yahya provides a detailed explanation of its implementation and limits

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