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71- Gender Consideration

2/10/2019
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In this episode, Shaykh Yahya Rhodus expounds on the prophetic hadith: “God condemns a man who dresses like a woman or a woman who dresses like a man.” (Al-Hakim) The distinction between genders – complementary pairs – is one of the signs of Allah, the truly and only One. To blur or erase this distinction […] The post 71- Gender Consideration appeared first on SeekersGuidance.

Duration:00:09:58

70 – The Danger of Usury

12/25/2018
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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus warns of the prohibition of usury (riba). Allah condemns, and literally curses, the one who pays, witnesses, or notarizes usury. This Hadith can be found in Imam Ahmad and Abu Dawud. This is an example of a prophetic prohibition. There are two types of people Allah has waged war on, […] The post 70 – The Danger of Usury appeared first on SeekersGuidance.

Duration:00:11:17

69 – Etiquette with Graves

12/5/2018
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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights some of the etiquettes regarding graves. He quotes Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) as saying: “Allah censures women who frequent graves, as well as those who take them as prayer sites or places where they place lamps.” In order to understand this narration, Shaykh Yahya […] The post 69 – Etiquette with Graves appeared first on SeekersGuidance.

Duration:00:09:34

68 – Repeating What We Hear

11/1/2018
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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights how repeating everything that one hears is a blameworthy trait. He quotes Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) as saying: “It is sufficient for a man to be considered to have sinned if he [simply] repeats everything he hears.” Shaykh Yahya explains that what this narration tells […] The post 68 – Repeating What We Hear appeared first on SeekersGuidance.

Duration:00:07:46

67 – Kind Words Are Charity

10/25/2018
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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights how a kind word is charity. He quotes Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) as saying: “A kind word is charity.” Shaykh Yahya begins by explaining that Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) is expanding our understanding of charity, and not limiting it to […] The post 67 – Kind Words Are Charity appeared first on SeekersGuidance.

Duration:00:06:33

66 – Contentment

10/2/2018
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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights the character trait of contentment. He quotes Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) as saying: “You must embody contentment, for it is wealth that does not deplete.” Shaykh Yahya begins by explaining the linguistic meaning of qana’a (contentment), which the Arabic word used in the related […] The post 66 – Contentment appeared first on SeekersGuidance.

Duration:00:11:59

65 – The Scholar’s Preeminence

7/31/2018
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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights the preeminence of scholars in Islam. He quotes Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) as saying: “One beneficial scholar is better than a thousand worshipful devotees.” Shaykh Yahya begins by explaining that the beneficial scholar referred to in the narration is primarily one who has knowledge of the […] The post 65 – The Scholar’s Preeminence appeared first on SeekersGuidance.

Duration:00:08:20

64 – Fasting and Health

7/24/2018
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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights some of the benefits for fasting. He quotes Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) as saying: “Fast and be healthy.” Shaykh Yahya begins by remarking that Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) pointed us to all good and all that is of benefit. Being healthy […] The post 64 – Fasting and Health appeared first on SeekersGuidance.

Duration:00:09:01

63 – The Merit of Prayer in Congregation

7/17/2018
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In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights the importance of prayer in congregation. He quotes Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) as saying: “Prayer in congregation surpasses individual prayer by twenty seven degrees.” Shaykh Yahya begins by pointing out this call to pray in congregation follows the consistent theme of community found throughout […] The post 63 – The Merit of Prayer in Congregation appeared first on SeekersGuidance.

Duration:00:11:41

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 SeekersGuidance.

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 SeekersGuidance.

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 SeekersGuidance.

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 SeekersGuidance.

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 SeekersGuidance.

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 SeekersGuidance Global Islamic Scholars Fund, SeekersGuidance 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 SeekersGuidance.

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 SeekersGuidance.

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 SeekersGuidance.

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). He narrates that Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “set aside what causes you doubt, for what does not”. This narration and others points us to a fundamental teaching in religion, which […] The post 55 – Setting Aside What Causes You Doubt appeared first on SeekersGuidance.

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 SeekersGuidance.

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 SeekersGuidance.

Duration:00:12:41