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Lessons, lectures, and reminders on Islam from reliable scholars.

Lessons, lectures, and reminders on Islam from reliable scholars.
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Lessons, lectures, and reminders on Islam from reliable scholars.

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62 – The Central Pillar of Religion

7/10/2018
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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights prayer as being the central pillar of religion. He quotes Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) as saying: “Prayer is the central pillar of religion. Prayer is the key to every good.” Shaykh Yahya begins by explaining that the Arabic word for prayer is “salah”, which […] The post 62 – The Central Pillar of Religion appeared first on SeekersHub Podcast.

Duration:00:10:58

61 – Additional Etiquettes of Eating

6/26/2018
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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights some of the etiquettes of eating as taught be Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him). He quotes the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) as he teaches one of the young companions by saying: “Say bism Allah, eat with your right (hand), and eat what […] The post 61 – Additional Etiquettes of Eating appeared first on SeekersHub Podcast.

Duration:00:13:13

60 – The Prohibition of Vilifying or Murdering a Muslim

5/23/2018
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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights the grave consequences of vilifying, cursing another Muslim, and murdering a fellow Muslim. He narrates that Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “vilifying a Muslim is sinful, and murdering him is disbelief”. Shaykh Yahya explains that Muslims have rights upon one another. The usage of […] The post 60 – The Prohibition of Vilifying or Murdering a Muslim appeared first on SeekersHub Podcast.

Duration:00:12:59

59 – The Consequences of Sin

5/16/2018
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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights the consequences of sin, and particularly of unlawful sexual relations (zina), which is a severe sin. He narrates that Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “Unlawful sexual relations beget poverty.” Shaykh Yahya first reminds us that one of the names of Prophet Muhammad (peace and […] The post 59 – The Consequences of Sin appeared first on SeekersHub Podcast.

Duration:00:12:17

58 – The Primacy of Mercy

4/28/2018
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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights one of the most central teachings of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), which is to show mercy. He narrates that Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “Those who show mercy have the Mercy of Allah Most High shown to them. Have mercy for those on […] The post 58 – The Primacy of Mercy appeared first on SeekersHub Podcast.

Duration:00:13:39

Supporting Scholars and Students in Need – A Message from Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

1/31/2018
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Through the SeekersHub Global Islamic Scholars Fund, SeekersHub Global has been able to help numerous scholars and students of knowledge in need to continue to study and serve their communities. Help is still urgently needed for a number of ongoing cases to help scholars and students of knowledge in need. Please donate today for this […] The post Supporting Scholars and Students in Need – A Message from Shaykh Faraz Rabbani appeared first on SeekersHub Podcast.

Duration:00:02:47

57 – The Benefit of Speaking and Safety of Silence

1/16/2018
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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights the teaching of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) regarding the benefit of speech and the safety of silence. He narrates that Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “may Allah have mercy on a servant who spoke well and gained good, or kept silent and avoided […] The post 57 – The Benefit of Speaking and Safety of Silence appeared first on SeekersHub Podcast.

Duration:00:13:19

56 – Directing Others to Good

11/22/2017
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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights directing others to good, as Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) calls us to do so. He narrates that Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “he who directs others to a good deed is as the one who did it, and assuredly Allah loves the act […] The post 56 – Directing Others to Good appeared first on SeekersHub Podcast.

Duration:00:11:28

55 – Setting Aside What Causes You Doubt

11/10/2017
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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights leaving all that causes doubts, from the teaching of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) . 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 […] The post 55 – Setting Aside What Causes You Doubt appeared first on SeekersHub Podcast.

Duration:00:09:01

54 – Qualities Never Coupled in a Believer

11/1/2017
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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights from the teaching of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) some qualities that a believer should not have, and by contrast some qualities that the believer should have. Shaykh Yahya relates that the Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said: “Two qualities are never coupled in a believer: miserliness […] The post 54 – Qualities Never Coupled in a Believer appeared first on SeekersHub Podcast.

Duration:00:11:48

53 – The Five Rights of a Muslim

9/21/2017
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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights five rights of a Muslim upon another Muslim as is taught by the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). Shaykh Yahya relates that the Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said: “every Muslim has five rights over every other Muslim: the right to reply should he greet […] The post 53 – The Five Rights of a Muslim appeared first on SeekersHub Podcast.

Duration:00:12:41

52 – The Older Brother’s Right

9/13/2017
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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus discusses the principle of upholding the rights of the older sibling from the teaching of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). Shaykh Yahya relates that the Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said: “an older brother’s right over his siblings is like the father’s right over his […] The post 52 – The Older Brother’s Right appeared first on SeekersHub Podcast.

Duration:00:05:06

51 – Paradise Lies Beneath the Feet of Mothers

9/6/2017
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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights the importance of honouring and being good to one’s parents and especially the mother from the teaching of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). Shaykh Yahya relates that the Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said: “paradise lies beneath the feet of mothers”. He explains what […] The post 51 – Paradise Lies Beneath the Feet of Mothers appeared first on SeekersHub Podcast.

Duration:00:11:06

50 – Three Types of People

8/25/2017
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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus points out three types of people that will not enter paradise as has come to us from the teaching of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). Shaykh Yahya relates that the Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said: “three types of people will not enter paradise: an […] The post 50 – Three Types of People appeared first on SeekersHub Podcast.

Duration:00:10:07

49 – Keeping Brotherly Love Pure

8/12/2017
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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights the teaching of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) of keeping brotherly love pure. Shaykh Yahya relates that the Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said: “three practices will keep sincere your brother’s love for you: greeting him when you see him, making room for him […] The post 49 – Keeping Brotherly Love Pure appeared first on SeekersHub Podcast.

Duration:00:11:46

48 – Seeking Treatment

7/26/2017
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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights the teaching of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) to seek out treatment for diseases. Shaykh Yahya relates that the Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said: “seek out remedies for your ailments, oh servants of Allah, for Allah has not created a disease without creating […] The post 48 – Seeking Treatment appeared first on SeekersHub Podcast.

Duration:00:10:07

47 – Humility and What It Alleviates

7/11/2017
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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights the virtue and character of humility from the teaching of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). Shaykh Yahya relates that the Messenger of God (peace be upon him) said: “practice humility until no one oppresses or belittles another”. He reflects that this teaching is one that is for […] The post 47 – Humility and What It Alleviates appeared first on SeekersHub Podcast.

Duration:00:11:51

46 – Staying Clean as Best We Can

6/11/2017
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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus relates from Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) that he said: “stay clean as best you can, for Allah established Islam upon cleanliness”. Shaykh Yahya expalins that the Prophet’s (peace and blessings be upon him) call to stay clean as best as we can is both outwardly and inwardly. He innumerates […] The post 46 – Staying Clean as Best We Can appeared first on SeekersHub Podcast.

Duration:00:09:49

44 – The Preeminence of Knowledge Over Worship

5/24/2017
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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus relates from Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) that he said: “to acquire some useful knowledge is a greater merit than to preform a hundred devotional prayers voluntarily”. He also relates other similar teachings from theProphet Muhammad (peace be upon him), that convey the precedence of knowledge over voluntary worship. […] The post 44 – The Preeminence of Knowledge Over Worship appeared first on SeekersHub Podcast.

Duration:00:10:31

43 – The Blessing of Food

5/17/2017
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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus relates from Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) that he said: “the blessing of food is in washing before and after the meal”. Shaykh Yahya highlights the concept of baraka (blessing), and that the sunna of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) is filled with baraka. He points out that […] The post 43 – The Blessing of Food appeared first on SeekersHub Podcast.

Duration:00:09:43