Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now discusses a major event that happened in the Seerah in the year 9 H and that is the Hajj of Abu Bakr As Siddiq RA.
When the tribe of Ta’if accepts Islam in 9H, the Prophet ﷺ makes the decision to send Abu Bakr RA with an official delegation from Madinah to Mecca. He does not perform the Hajj himself. Why so? He informs the reason being the performance of the Tawaf by the jahiliyyah in the naked state. And that is indeed a no brainer that the blessed Prophet ﷺ is not going to do Hajj when the mushriks were acting in this way.
Also we receive immense clarification on the topic of Tawaf being done in a naked state by the Jahiliyyah. Then Allah explicitly elaborates on this topic of Fahisha in the Qur’an and our doubts are put to rest.
The moment Abu Bakr RA left for Madinah, Allah revealed the first 3 pages of Surah Tawbah which were directed at the pagans of Arabia.
Another point of interest is when the Prophet ﷺ chose Ali ibn Abi Talib to take these verses and announce them to the people during Hajj along with the congregation that had left for Mecca. 300 people were chosen to go along with 25 sacrificial animals.
What are these verses ofSurah Tawbah? The Shaykh explains the meanings of the verses revealed in this time and gives a detailed Tafseer. It is definitely worth a listen.
‘The verse of the sword’ or the 5th verse of Surah Tawbah that was revealed became a huge point of misinterpretation and controversy. What was the issue? Shaykh Yasir answers.
Abu Bakr RA performed the Hajj along with Ali RA and they first recite Surah Tawbah. Then they make the following announcements:
- No one shall enter Jannah other than a Muslim.
- No one shall perform Tawaf naked.
- No mushrik shall ever perform Tawaf ever again.
Was Ihram present before Islam? It is reported that the Prophet ﷺ explicitly commanded the Muslims to wear Ihram and this implies that Ihram is that which the Prophet ﷺ himself came with.
Series by Yasir Qadhi
- 10 Deeds to Jannah
- Ask Shaykh YQ
- Dua The Weapon of The Believer
- Fiqh of Marriage
- Fiqh of Worship
- Kitab At-Tawheed
- Lives Of The Sahaba
- Mothers of the Believers
- Ramadan 2014 - Tafsir Surah Al-Fatiha
- Ramadan 2015 - Quranic Gems
- Ramadan 2019 - Quranic Duas
- Tafseer Surah Al Kahf
- Tafsir of Surah Yusuf
- The Book of Du'a From Sahih Al-Bukhari
- The Day of Judgement
- The Life in The Barzakh
- The Message of The Quran
- Towards Understanding Surah Yusuf
- Understanding The Traditions of The Signs of Judgement Day
- Ramadan 2016 - Beautiful Names Of Allah
- Ramadan 2017 - Pearls From The Quran
- The Branches of Faith
About Yasir Qadhi
Yasir Qadhi was born in Houston, Texas and completed his primary and secondary education in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He graduated with a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Houston, after which he was accepted as a student at the Islamic University of Madinah. After completing a diploma in Arabic, he graduated with a B.A. from the College of Hadith and Islamic Sciences. Thereafter, he completed a M.A. in Islamic Theology from the College of Dawah, after which he returned to America and completed his doctorate, in Religious Studies, from Yale University. Currently he is teaching at Rhodes College, in Memphis, TN.