The First Muslim to Perform `Umrah – The Amazing Story of Thumāmah b. Athāl

Yasir Qadhi

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smilla al hamdu Lillah wa salatu salam ala rasulillah. Ali, he was so heavy on what I'm about

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to do short haul today, I thought I would do something from the Syrah.

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If I ask you a quiz question, this is a difficult question. Let's see who can answer this question. Who was the first Muslim? In the profitsystem? time obviously was the first Muslim to perform omura

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the first Muslim to perform omura does anybody know this answers a quiz question you find in the zero books or the zero quizzes you have, you know, the first Muslim to perform them what a Who can tell me rombro He means he's not living in Makkah. So don't tell me any McChrystal hobby. Somebody is coming from outside make an enter performance. His name that's going to be our story for today. His name is Thor mama even with Al and he has a very interesting story from which we can extract many benefits from this hero. So after the incident of her the obeah when the profitsystem tried to perform Umrah, he was turned back and they wrote the Treaty of who they be as remember. And they

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said that they're going to come back the next year. So up until now, no Muslim has performed their ombre right the process of them migrated to Medina, no Muslim has entered Makkah to perform their Umbra. So this is right after the Treaty of Arabia, and the next year they're planning to go for Umrah. During this timeframe. The prophets Allah sent him sent eight letters to all of the rulers around Arabia, he sent to Caesar of Rome. He sent to kisara of Persia, he sent two more copies of Egypt. And he sent to Summa even without he also sent to Oman and Bahrain Oman had also a king over there, and Buhari and others so he sent also to samama. Even within this is one of the eight people

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who wrote letters to who is the mama in Bhutan. He is not just a chieftain, almost like a king of the Banu hanifa tribe, some of the Arab tribes, some of them they had more than a chieftain but not quite yet a king so you want to call it what you will feel Mama was the leader not just the Bono hanifa tribe, but of the entire region of your mama, your mama is modern day in today's Saudi Arabia, it is Qassim, and it is real, this is your mama. Okay, that region is called the mama. And there were a number of tribes there, the burner hanifa was the overall overarching tribe. So Mama was one of the members of this but his reputation was like Abdul muttalib of the generation ago, he

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was the undisputed leader of the entire region. By the way, footnote here, the royal family of the current kingdom, it is the descendants of the vernal hanifa tribe. They are from the bundle hanifa tribe, also buon hanifa had mussalam and others who have positive and negative everybody's over there. So mama is from this tribe, the bundle hanifa and he is the king basically, he's not just a regular chieftain. Now the process some sent him a letter. He became so enraged, he executed the messenger, the ambassador, right, you know, the emissary? Now, what happens when you execute the emissary what happens when you execute? This is declaring war. You're declaring war. There's no way

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out now. So the Prophet sallallahu Sallam announced that Thor mamas life has no value in Arabic with a demo Hadar What this means is, you see him you get rid of him, he has no sanctity anymore, because you see by no hanifa before this was neutral, before this, if you saw somebody from Bernal honey from from tamama He is not already she is not his his neutral. After the Treaty of Arabia, all of the tribes of Arabia are going to ally either with the Muslims or with the polish. Now the process some sent the letter to mama and through Rama kills not just the Sahaba a number of other Sahaba with me executed the Sahaba that went to to this delegation. So the profitsystem announced Halas his

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life has no value he needs to be killed on site because this is you need this and you cannot you cannot allow your messengers and your emissaries to be executed what will be your own, you know, standing in the community or in the international community. So Subhana Allah, Allah had other wills, right? Allah had other wills for Mama. It just so happened that the mama decided that as a pagan that he wanted to do Amara, and so he took a small delegation of close, you know, confidence, whatever and they want to do tomorrow. Our profitsystem had sent a carer, a small contingent to attack a caravan in the nether region and they did their attack. They're coming back

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And they come across a group of five, six people. Who are you silence? What is your tribe? No answer. So they said, Hollis come with us to Medina. They captured them. Because in Islamic law, if you're not Donald Hebb, if you're not enemy, we cannot do anything because they didn't know who they were. So they captured them prisoner and they brought them to Medina. Right. And through mama is amongst them, nobody recognized they didn't tell them which tribe because they understand. The mom was not supposed to be there without a large guard. But he thought let me just make a quick run, come back it just Allah, other all of this is Allah. So they captured him, they brought him to

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Medina, the pro and they tied for mama to the pillar of the Prophet systems misjudged by the way through Mama was a very tall man, very handsome. They say that he was very agile, he could run very fast. He was a person of great intellect and you will see how smart he is as well. very eloquent. And that's why they became he became the king amongst his people. So they tied him to the masjid. And this shows us as well that it is allowed for a Kaffir to enter the masjid. It's not haram some of us get in the pit multiple times in the Sierra, a non Muslim enters dementia is nothing wrong with a non Muslim entering the masjid so samama is tied to the masjid they didn't have a prison

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system. He's just tied to the pillar of the masjid the prophets of Allah sent him comes outside to pray and he sees the prisoner and he says, Do you not recognize whom you have captured? This is tamama even without now another benefit here you know Subhanallah again, these are all very interesting points here we can go spend many lectures on them but always always time is limited. Some people they think or with a bit louder or profitsystem had no extra knowledge except what any one of us has maybe a little bit more than that I was

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and some people go to the other extreme that he had all of elemental hate at his disposal disposal and he has him a lot he will Academy and he has it he Subhana Allah cat we have a proper middle ground. Do you really think that then maybe you Allah and rasulillah system has knowledge like me and you do you really think at the same time? Do you think he has the name of Allah? No. Hola, Alamo Memphis and my wife out of the labor in Lola. Only Allah knows like, the process of never saw through mama before this. But as soon as he walks into the masjid, and he sees this man tall and you know, handsome and Don't you see who he is this sister Mama. How did you know? He has a dream that

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we do not have? There's clearly there's no question about this. But does he have ultimate dream alive? No, only Allah has any Muslim. So all ambia all rusu have written more than we do. That's what makes them direct communication with Allah subhana wa tada he recognized to mama immediately he says this is through mama even without and then he commanded that give him milk from my camel and food from what I am getting. He's gonna get and this he was said this in front of the mama, ie you treat him like a VIP. treat him like a VIP. And this shows us that you treat people according to who they are. You don't treat tamama like any common prisoner. You don't do this. There's a hadith as

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well. I shall narrated that the prophets of some Marana are known as the dinar seminar Zilla, whom he commanded us to treat people according to their rank. This is sooner there's nothing wrong with that if a congressman or senator comes. And if we show extra respect, there's nothing wrong with that some people get irritated. This is the swing. It's common sense. If a powerful dignitary comes if a person of respect comes if a person of standing comes, well, then you give him that extra respect. So to mama is told in front of his face it goes, my milk will be your my camel will be feeding you and me and my food will be given to you. And the professor has left him for a day. Next

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day he came to and this day you can imagine his tie there. If he needs to go to the restroom, they'll take him come back. He's getting the food of the process of what is he doing in the masjid? He's sitting and seeing all of the Sahaba was going on. The next day, the process him said Haku mama MA in the code, you're gonna say, What do you have to say for yourself? And so mama replied with the dignity that comes from that type of position and office that Yeah, Mohammed saw some because again, he doesn't really rasulillah Yeah, Mohammed, you know who I am enough to talk to them. If you kill me, my blood is expensive, means you're gonna you're gonna open up a can of worms, my people, you're

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going to open up a whole issue and that's your decision. Right? Well, internet, internet mlssoccer. If you're going to be generous, then you will be generous to somebody who knows how to pay that back and show you what it means to be shocked to be thankful. Right? And intradermal if you want money for Selma [???], I can give you what you want. Okay, so he gave him the three options. You're going to kill me your business, but realize what's going to happen. You're going to be generous, then I know how to be thankful back to you. And if you want money, I can give you what you want. So the process have left him for a second day.

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Second day the same series of questions same answer third day the same series of questions same answer so panel the other shows By the way, you know the outcome of tomorrow like he's a calm collect man he's not going to get if his death is facing him he's gonna die whatever it is he's there for these three days to mama is in the mystery of the the Profit System. And by the way, no extra data was given to him. Nobody's debating about argument. I think he's just sitting in the masjid watching everything going on. Then on the third day when mama gave the exact same response, our Prophet says Adam said

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it loco who let him go give him his Camelback and let him go. Instantaneous instantaneously. The Sahaba stood up untied, gave him Campbell and went. Not even one man said Yasuda Allah This is to mama Yasuda, Allah This is the king, no one loved let him go. The Sahaba let him go look at the Summer we'll look at how they obey. Even though if it was one of us, we say he This is not an average person. He is the king of the of the of the of the Ubuntu hanifa. You know, he's the leader of the yamamah. How can we just let him go? We can let's negotiate something at least what I say nothing. The problem is that let him go immediately untied him, gave him his Camelback and let him

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go. So mama took his Campbell went outside, behind some date palms, they said of booklet. And he took also. And he then came back into the masjid of his own now there's no guards. And he came to the Prophet system and said, a shadow Allah ilaha illallah wa shadow unaka, la Sula. And then he said, Well, La Jolla, Mohammed is still saying Mohammed because the new Muslim, you know that you were the most despised man to me on this whole earth. And now you have become the most beloved to me. And your religion was the most despicable to me. And now it is the most beloved to me. And your land, Medina was the most hated. And now it is the most beloved to me. So panela what happened in

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three days? And this is one of the points to me. It's a very eye opening. And I've said this multiple times, sometimes gun control because of it is what I believe you can take it or leave it. I have said multiple times. Real Dawa is not via talk. It is via actions.

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Real Dawa to Islam is not the intellectual arguments and the debates and the back and forth that we love to see the boxing matches of words. This is entertainment. I've been very blunt here a gun to a lot of trouble. It's fun to watch. People don't convert because of verbal debates. Maybe one out of 10,000 Okay, yes, hamdulillah. The majority of convert to convert it is something of the heart. Something touched them something they saw the car on the o'clock. They it's the lived experience of Islam. It's our own actions for three days. What did the mama do? He is seeing the Sahaba what they're doing, how they're interact. Can you imagine if somebody literally is in the masjid of the

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Prophet system for three days? He is seeing all of the Sahaba he's looking at the reading Koran is that's all no question nothing. How is that going to impact him? This is to mama. And that was the goal. So after three days he accepts Islam. Then he says your rasulillah

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your your writers caught me and I had intended to go for O'Mara. That's why I was without my armed guard. That's why they got me it was just something I wanted to go for O'Meara. So what do you advise Can I go or not? Now he's asked to somehow have the king now is asking permission because he's a Muslim. Now he's asking Should I go or not? So the problem is that yes, you may go no problem go to Makkah and Dora now remember Phil mama is not on Saudi he's not Yanni. So mama is neutral as of yet. So mama would not have a problem going to Makkah right because he's by no hanifa. And so through mama put on the harem from Mikado halifa and when he got to MCC he became the first person

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in Islamic history since the time of Abraham and whatnot to perform the proper Tobia. Our tells me that we say right so mama said it fit rotten. And it is actually the modified tell we are so again longer story but the Quraysh had a perverted Tobia. Right. The Ella Baker la sharika luck eluxury can who collectively Kumar Malak, the Quraysh had a different albia Yeah, that Oh la la sharika. Like you have no partner except for a partner that you control and a partner that belongs to so they affirm partners, they affirm chetek sumana entered mcca and he said the baker lahoma Baker Baker luxury cola cola bake, I'm not going to pursue the other line, the baker lasha de cola cola bake,

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I'm not going to go the other line eluxury Coahuila, he stopped over there. And he kept on saying this. The coresh understood that this person has what How dare you challenge Are you Have you lost your mind. They didn't recognize him and so a use of the quarter sheet because the

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Should they be I just happened, there's a lot of tension, the use of the aura, she pulled his bow and arrow out and aimed at us to mama, and said, basically, I'm going to kill you. How dare you make fun of our gods? Because it's clear, when you're going to do the Tobia and you miss the gods. This is an insult another person, right and a crowd gathered around the Kaaba. You know, people are saying what's going on, until finally somebody said, recognize that, Hey, hold on. This is through Mama, you had better not touch a hair on his head, or else the Bono hanifa will come and invade de Bono hanifa were one of the largest tribes much larger than the quarter is much more powerful than

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the courage on top of that w hanifa. Because they control that northern region. So anything that came down from the Roman Empire, anything that came down from the Sham region, it would go through the bandwidth hamama, the Berto hanifa region, right, it would go through that region. And so they had the opportunity to cut off the supply line. So the guy said to her, the one of the quarter she said to him, he is to mama, you cannot touch him. He is the chieftain of the Benoit hanifa. But the damage had been done through mama had almost lost his life at the hands of the Quraysh. And so he said, will lie. I'm not gonna allow one grain of barley to get to you one grain of barley from Sham

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meaning of the Roman Empire to come down to you, until the Prophet system himself allows me to do so he got irritated after the humiliation after the close call of death. He goes, I'm not going to allow one grain to come to you. And he went back up to the region of yamamah. And he told his tribes to block all of the roads that are going to go down to the crash. And months went by and the aurash began starving. They don't have they don't have food, because again horatius I mean, maca is not green, maca is not green, they don't have the, the crops and whatnot, they're importing their food. And the main supply line was coming straight down in this season, from up north, and through mama

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had blocked that supply line. When people began to almost get to the verge of death. Abou soufiane wrote a letter to the professor serum. Right. And by the way, this shows us another important point. Economic boycotts are so now

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economic boycotts are so now you know the BDS all you guys know, if you don't know the BDS please, BDS you should all know what it is. Right? We do not purchase and buy from companies that are occupying that are working in the occupied territories. We don't any company that is from that region, you know, the apartheid country. If they're working on occupied territory, and they're taking advantage of their circumstances, we should economically boycott them. It's no problem. If we say this as soon as no problem we should do that. So mama is cutting off the pipeline. You're not going to get anything. So I will soufiane has to write a letter, humiliation and begging and you

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know what the letter said? That? Yeah, Mohammed again they don't believe is in the Catechism you you preach or you claim that you De Soto Rahim, you're good to family. And here we are starving and dying.

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In other words, they're making the guilt trip. Okay. Where are your family your kith and kin? Well, where was that family when you kick them out? Where is that family when you didn't let them come for Umrah? Where was that family when you master all of this is gone. Now when the table's turned, you claimed that you are a person of family and you do so the Torah him we are dying, we need food. And so mama said until you give him permission, then he is not going to let us have food. So we beg you by a law and by silicone or ham. By the way, this what Allah says in the suit and nice that right? A lady this aluna b he will or ham? You asked by the writer of Allah. And you asked by the writer of

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kinship, this is not very common these days. But it should be done like you know, you're my brother, you have to help me blood brother, you're my cousin, you're my uncle. So Allah is saying this out to be what is what it means. So they use this phrase, we ask you by Allah, and by our ties of kinship, that you allow us food to come. And by the way, this is now the shift in the Sierra, from a position of weakness to a position of power. 3d of who they via was that shift 3d of her day via the Muslims are on the rise now. And even though some of the Muslims thought it was a defeat, Allah said it is a fatass albina Just wait. Now the tables have turned now you shall have the upper hand. And this is

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the first indication of that, that with the Treaty of her they BIA now the Muslims are an international player on the scene. Muslim civilization has a stake at the table and they're going to rise. And so the profitsystem wrote to her mama, and he said to him, let them let them go let the caravans go. And so the caravans came through mama participated only in one other

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Battle in his life because he's not in Medina and then Subhan Allah last point is that when

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Messiah al Qaeda started preaching his you know the False Prophet, so more Salem and samama from the same bundle hanifa through mama fought on the side of Abubakar on the side of the Sahaba against his own tribe. This is the sign of a true Muslim and movement. His own tribe was divided, some of them supported the False Prophet maceda and some of them supported to mama sumava became the leader of the faction of the Muslims of the Bhanu hanifa tribe and then he died a Shaheed in another battle, may Allah azza wa jal Have mercy on samama so many benefits to learn from the story and inshallah will continue other stories later on, said I'm waiting for him to live here but I could

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