Ismail Kamdar – Reflections on the Death of Uthman Ibn Affan (RA)

Ismail Kamdar
AI: Summary © The recent terrorist attack on the Eastern Probably, which caused the death of the first Muslim leader, highlights the importance of history for everyone. The segment discusses the spread of rumors about the Prophet sallahu and the history of slander against Muslims. The speakers emphasize the need for caution and avoiding violence, as it can affect everyone. The segment also touches on the danger of the "mob mentality," which can lead to evil behavior and harm.
AI: Transcript ©
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so final footpath for the Islamic year 1444.

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I want us today to reflect an incident that took place 1400 years ago into hedger of the Divine edge. So this is an incident that's considered a turning point in Western history, but not in a good way. By an incident we don't talk about enough and because we don't talk about enough any of our young people may be unaware of it. And that incident is the murder of the turn of a lever or smile, even our fan or Radulov.

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So smile, or monkey love.

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What's the first Muslim leader to be killed by Muslims. And it took place in the month of zoo nature in the city of Medina. And it was a devastating event, they had a ripple negative impact across the western world.

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So today, inshallah will very briefly go over who are smart radula underworlds what were some of the events leading up to his assassination, the actual story of his assassination itself and then some lessons that we can derive from that and I will try to condense all of that into 20 minutes. So for those of you who are unfamiliar with the name of smile debugger,

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just a glimpse of who this great lamb was. He was from the hola or was she did the for rightly guided honey furs? He was from the ashram Bashara. Those 10 men were given the land hidings of paradise while you were alive. He was from the earliest of Muslims, one of the first people to convert to Islam in the very beginning of the story of Islam.

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We know Abu Bakr Roger was the first man to convert to Islam. And it seems that Usman was the first man to convert to Islam at the hands of Ibaka. So after Abu Bakr converted to Islam, he went and conveyed the message to a smart and whose man also combined it with smart radio and who had the unique privilege in our history of being the only Sahabi to at different points in his life remarried to two daughters of the Prophet Muhammad, Salah body he was on. He was married to one of the daughters of the prophets law your salaam, and when she passed away your value to another daughter of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. So they have a very unique status now history

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and a very high status in our history. And we will assume that a man of this caliber, someone who was from the earliest of Muslims, one of the first, someone who was close to Rasulullah sallallahu, alayhi wasallam, Abu Bakr and Omar regular I'm home, someone who was married to the daughters of the Prophet salallahu Salam. Salman was known for his righteousness and piety even before Islam was not regular and who was known for his righteousness and it even before Islam, he was the righteous man, even the days of jogging. You think someone like that would be recognized for his piety and would have a good treatment for Musa

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but history reveals that life for everyone is a test and people are tested in different ways. And Osman Rajan IMO, he was informed by the province of all USANA. That late in his life, he was going to face some trials. So the prophets Allah might have told him that he's going to be a Shaheed, he's going to be a martyr.

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So smile, Rajaraman from a young age knew he was going to be murdered one day he was going to be actually

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the prophets of Allah. He's also told him that you will be handed a government and people will try to * it away from you. Don't give it to them. So this Hadees is understood to mean you will be given their beloved and people will try to take it away from him and he should not give it to public pressure.

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So Ceman regular who becomes the Khalifa upon the death of Omar Magna Carta Ravello, who was the first Khalifa he nominated Omar as the successor. When former revenue was passing away. He nominated a committee of six of the ashram Obasanjo, then one of them should be the next Khalifa and from amongst them, they all chose Osman to be the ex Khalifa. Right? And so he became the Khalifa upon the death of our community.

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Ohio and the reign of Usman can be divided into two halves. The first half was a golden age of Islam, where Islam spread to new countries to develop new systems. The first Navy was developed by the Muslims to improve the postal system, a lot of changes happen on new countries were conquered, Islam grew very fast, some spread very far. 1000s of people converted to Islam, he was a golden age.

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But the second half of the reign of Islam is often glossed over because he went to a time where problems arose within the Muslim community that tore apart the Muslim world.

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And it's very important for us to reflect on this event, because it's quite similar to what people do around the world today online, which is character assassination, of those in power are those who have righteousness or those who are scalable, and who smart of all three branches.

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So what happened was, during the second half of the reign of Usman, amongst the new converts, living in fall of regions of the land, people who had never met the Consumer Law, so long, some people who had no strong foundation in their,

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in their knowledge of Islam in connection with the sahaba. Amongst these kinds of people, many of whom were young, they resilience, they were passionate, but they lacked knowledge. And they lacked a connection with the leadership. Amongst them, movements began to spread about smart.

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And these rumors, poison them against him. And it led to a lot of civil unrest that led to riots, it led to a lot of problems. And when you think about the type of rumors spread about smile, it's interesting that a lot of them what are what we would call half truths are truths taken out of context, spotting for us to understand this that these days are people to put other people down. They would spread the word spread half jokes, or to take another context to character assassinate someone else. This is not something new is happening to smile, Roger Lowe, who himself so for example, is to give you three examples of the slander spread against a smart and how in each of them

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there was a half truth, right.

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The rumor was spreading amongst these new Muslims, that Usman, never to pat in the back of the bottle, the moose man ran away in the backlog, boy, that was man was not present for the Pledge of Allegiance at equilibrium. Right, be able to reward the pledge that earned the pleasure although he wasn't present for that.

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And the thing with these three rumors and slanders

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isn't only Oh, he sound quite bad.

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And there's actually elements of truth to them. But when you put them in context is absolutely nothing, you know, that can be held against it. So for example, not being present in the battle or battle,

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or smile, or radula, or who at that time, was married to the daughter of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and she was in her final illness, as she was passing away.

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Right she was in a viral illness that she was passing away and the Prophet sallallahu Sallam told him to stay back and take care of his wife instead of joining them. So smart, stays back in Medina, to take care of his wife, who is the daughter of the prophets all you so long to be there for her in the final days before she passed away, all the instructions of the prophets of Allah 181 salah, so the Roma and slander that was arrayed against him, that he did not take place in the macro abadal was technically true, or you put it in context, it was a good thing. He was obeying the order of the Prophet sallallaahu salam to be there for for his wife during her dying days. It wasn't something

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the second rumor and slander there was read against him once that he ran away in the Battle of God.

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Now context in the Battle of Oh, and at one point in Houma spread that the prophets will allow you Islam had passed away,

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and he had been killed. When rumors spread. The Sahaba basically split up into two groups. One group looked for the Prophet sallallaahu Salam, they found him and they defended him. The other group ran back to Medina to protect their families and their homes. Auslan was part of the second group. The first group had the strong opposition but the point is, Allah says in the Quran, he has forgiven the second rule.

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So if Allah has in the Quran, he has forgiven people for something why people bring it up 20 years later against that person. And this again, he said

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thing that happens today as well, that there are people who have done something wrong 10 years ago, 15 years ago, but people will bring it up today to make them look like a bad kid today, even if they repent and even if they repented 1000 times, you know, we look grudges against people, we have this Kancil culture, that once someone's made a mistake, they can redeemable, you can never find any way back will never forgive them. But that's not the Islamic way. And Islam you should always be a part back to Allah and part of redemption means of forgiving each other for the wrongs of our past, there should always be a way for other people to come back.

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So even in the time of postman, this happened, he he did something which was he had at the time, and loves in the Quran, he has forgiven that to get that two years later, it becomes an issue with a new group of Muslims, whoever they are.

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And the third slander raised against him to the most ironic of all, which is that he wasn't present for the Pledge of Allegiance in Malaysia. So what happened in Libya, the Prophet sallallahu, alayhi wasallam, at the Sahaba, left Medina to go to Makkah for obrah. And they were stopped from entering Bangkok, they had to wait in who they were for the leadership of Bucha to make a decision. And only one of them was allowed into Makkah to speak to the leaders and to negotiate with them. And that was so smart. So smart goes to Africa, he speaks to the leaders, and they allow him to perform homeright spent a few days in Moscow before going back to the area. Now remember those days, there's no cell

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phones, there's no email, there's no way for him to communicate with the people who need to tell them what's going on. So a rumor spreads is not bad after one or two days a rumor spreads in good area, and the people that walk up, kill us man, that didn't kill too smart. So the Sahaba and the prophets lots of they take a pledge of allegiance to a venture Murdoch,

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and to fight for the sake of Allah against the people of outcome. And the profits also even puts one of his hands in other hands and says this is what was found.

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And then before they could do anything else, man comes back and you realize it was just the rulebook, and the trigger for the ego takes place. The point is that the Pledge of Allegiance took place because the prophets was some love of smart and was willing to fight for him. And he and he thought he had been killed. Yet then two years later, people bring it up, I mean, how smart you were, and deal with that pledge to placed in a good person. Again, taking a trip out of context and make a person look bad.

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So with the story of a smart animal, we see how people get spent details to make other people look bad. This is something we need to be very careful about in our communities. And internationally, then we don't always believe the worst about others, because these events can spiral out of control. And that's what happened with the time of smile Rajalakshmi the the rumors and slander against him spa spiraled out of control. And it led to mobs coming from the farthest regions of the western empire to Medina, during the days of hygiene and surrounding Medina and overtaking Medina and lived in Medina. And the Muslims had never experienced something like this before. They had never

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experienced Muslims rioting in Medina, against the righteous Muslim leader.

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And they don't know how to react to it. So a variety of different, you know, opinions reformed and opposition retaken. Some acknowledge it. So when 400 said is people not going to be too smart, right? I mean, these are smart, they're not going to do anything, they'll just come make noise and go back home. So they went for it. They left Medina, some of them took up arms and guarded those man's house like early and Hassan and Hussein. And I will read off the Sahaba, literally of themselves and when to go to someone's house not wanting to take any chances,

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or smart, young himself. He remembered the Hadith where the province lies, I'm told him that people are going to try and take this away from you. So don't give it up. And he took a very different position. His position was, he's not going to share the blood of a Muslim, even if they are the ones attacking him. He's not going to be responsible for the death of Muslims. So he refused for any blood to be shared on his defense. And Abu Huraira wanted to defend him through violence through fighting if Muslims were writing. He quoted a very important verse operator, he told it Allah, Allah, the Quran, and whoever takes the life of an innocent person. It says if he has killed all of

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humanity, How good can we justify this?

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And so are we ready to step down?

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Eventually, or smile or not, ya know, was murdered in his house by wisdoms while fasting and reciting Quran in the modules of HA.

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This is one of the most tragic events in our history, one of the most righteous of the Sahaba a man known for his salah, known for his his love

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of the Quran, known for his fasting for his charity, the man who literally purchased the wealth of Medina so that people could have free access to water and without which the prophets if today you have purchased Jana, that man was murdered by Muslims in Medina in the month of HR.

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And if some people wonder why, why is it was Mike married with the Prophets lies on our bucket and Allah? He's not very good them because there is history surrounding the prophets masjid and he used to let him do so. So they had to bury him in Bucky instead.

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So what what can we learn from us? It's very, it's a very sad event in our history and took place in the wonders of nature. So what can we learn? Number one, we learn from this, that life is a test, right? We learn from this, that life is a test, and everyone is tested differently. And the test doesn't always end would you get what you want wanting to hear? Some people will die as Shaheen, they will die as want us. Some people don't get what they want in this world. Right. Some people don't get what they want in this world. For example, sometimes a Muslim may be falsely accused. And they may end up in prison for life. And there's nothing you can do about it. But they reward you

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Allah, and they get what they want, they will get the new world agenda. In sometimes we think that anything we go through in this world, you know, we're gonna get ease afterward. But that's not always the case. Sometimes you get a chronic illness, and it's the end. Sometimes you're widowed at a young age. And that's something you have to deal with for life. Sometimes you are born with the illness, and you have to deal with it your entire life. Sometimes you deal with a false accusation. And that doesn't leave you until you pass away.

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tests in this world are what we should expect. And we should expect our reward and Allah. Sometimes the tests are resolved in this world, sometimes they only result in Africa. The second thing that we can learn from this is the danger of slander, and the danger of spreading rumors and spreading hatred against our fellow believers. It is so easy to believe the worst about others. And if in the time of horsemen, when there was no technology, slander could spread so far, and so why that literal mob came to Medina to kill you. Imagine how damaging it is today, that you can post one slanderous message on the on the internet, and it spreads to the whole world overnight. So we need to be very

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careful with what we say about others, and how we say it, that our goal should always be to bring people back to Allah never to put people down and to cause hatred towards them.

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It doesn't necessarily we learn from the life of a small Rajon who and the way he passed away

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is that

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sometimes there is no solution.

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Right? Sometimes there is no solution, even how you deal with problem to me differences of opinion. If you look at how the Sahaba dealt with the people who were attacking Medina, there is no one way of, of dealing with them. Right. And even in the aftermath of the of the of the death of Osama there was no single way of dealing with it. Some of them wanted to bring the murderers to justice. Some of them wanted to establish peace in Medina first, some of them wanted to do to settle on who the Khalifa is first, and it actually turned into a civil war. The first civil war in the history of Islam was over what to do about the murder of someone. And it was Muslims about side with Sahaba on

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both sides.

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And so we realize from this also that our history is very human. And even the most righteous of people have a human history. And they have their mistakes, and they have the righteousness, but their righteousness is way above us. And the mistakes are things that Allah has forgiven.

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We ask Allah to allow us to benefit from these stories, and to take lessons from it, and to control our tongues and to control our keyboards so that we don't say and type out slanders against others that we don't spread rumors about others, because these things can really spiral out of control and they can literally any bloodshed. superhydrophobic Robin is that

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was salam al Saleem Al Hamdulillah

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Hamdulillah he wasn't our son salatu salam ala Mala be about the second tabula rasa you have Ahmed in South Allahu alayhi wa sallam, but shadows who didn't want to have

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woken up again Dada. Dada.

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When the when will Ceman regular and who was on his last day in this world? He had a dream in which the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam told him that too

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night you will open your fast with us.

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And he understood for that dream that he was going to pass away that day.

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So he made intention to pass. And he decided he's not going to shed the blood of any Muslim to allow any bloodshed to be done on his part. So he told the Sahaba were guarding his house to go home. It was Friday was the day of Joomla. It was in the month of June. So in the morning lesson of cities, and he sat down, and he recited the Quran.

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When the writers broke into his home, he defended himself, but in a way where no blood shouldn't be spilled. So he blocked the attacks, he pushed him away, he spoke to them, he reasoned with them. He did whatever he could to defend himself or without it, leading to bloodshed, like he didn't want to be responsible for the death of a fellow Muslim. But of course, in that situation, one old man defending himself like that, you know, weapons against a group of angry writers all armed with swords.

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Right, eventually, they they kill him.

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you know, from this, we another dangerous thing that we need to realize, is the dangers of the mob mentality. This is one of the clearest examples in our history, of the dangers of the mob mentality, that when people get together, and they are angry, and they are riled up, they are capable of evil that they didn't even realize themselves. I mean, we saw this in South Africa a few years ago, right? What happens when people are riled up and walk? And this can happen anywhere in the world? And it can happen to anyone? How do you protect yourself from being part of the mob? Number one, by always keeping your emotions in check? Number two, by asking yourself, What am I doing here? What

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What's the benefit of this? And number three, always prioritizing the pleasure of Allah, over anything else, don't allow yourself to get caught up in the moment, it's really easy, that if you're surrounded by 100, angry people to be the next angry person as well to do whatever they are doing. But you take a step back.

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And to, you know, to analyze what you're doing and to stop yourself from from being part of that group. That's really hard. And you do that by building yourself up to being someone who doesn't just go with the flow, who doesn't just do what everybody else is doing. Be able to think for yourself, be able to analyze the situation, just because the whole community is angry doesn't mean that they right.

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And we see this even in that incident, one of the people who broke into smart health and was about to kill him, was actually the son of Abu Bakr,

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Ali, Mohammed, even how we buckled raised the soil and smile, was man looked at him and said,

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What are you doing you? Would your father approve of this? And it was that moment that, that Muhammad realized what he was doing, and he took a step back, and he left. But he just shows how the war mentality can affect Even good people. Because Mahabodhi will be battle wasn't a small figure. I mean, he was the son of Abu Bakr, named after Rasulullah, for some reason by Ali, right. So obviously, father passed away when he was young, and he's one American ally, after he was raised by Ali, you know, you know, this is not a,

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this is not a nobody. But when the mob mentality is happening, and everyone's angry, it's even possible that someone like that, you know, could could could get flipped up in it.

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But at least in this case, you wouldn't be able to talk to him and coming down, you wouldn't be able to do it for the others. So we need to be very careful of this, that sometimes we get caught up in what the majority wants, and what the majority are doing. And especially when there's emotion involved, it's very easy for people to do so. So these are some of our reflections on the story of smile, Iraqi law and who we ask Allah to accept the actions of all of the Sahaba all of the good that they did, and to accept the martyrdom of those of the Sahaba were murdered. And we ask Allah to forgive us for any mistakes that we make, and protect us from thinking Ill of the Sahaba We ask

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Allah Subhana Allah to allow us to be safe from the words of the of the slanderous and to protect us from being slanderous ourselves. Ramona Artina dunya Hassan Well Phil Are you ready Hush now walkie Naga Na, are

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watching I was

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a mama Shiva * rhombic. Robin is at Yama yesI Boone was salam

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