Dimam bin Tha`labah رضي الله عنه Embraces Islam
When Dimam bin Tha`labah came to Allah’s Messenger صلى الله عليه وسلم and asked him in the presence of his people — Banu Sa`d bin Bakr: “Who raised this heaven” He replied, ا. (Allah). He asked: “And who erected these mountains” He replied, ا. (Allah). He asked: “Who spread out this earth” He replied, ا. (Allah). Then he asked: “I ask you in the name of the One, Who raised the heavens, erected the mountains, and spread out this earth, has Allah sent you as a Messenger to all mankind” He said, i
(By Allah, Yes!) Then Dimam asked him about Salah, Zakah, Hajj and fasting. With every question he swore by Allah and with every response the Prophet swore also. Dimam then said: “You indeed are telling the truth. By the One Who sent you with the truth I will not increase or decrease from what you have told me.” This man was content with the few responses of the Prophet . He was convinced of the Prophet’s truthfulness by the signs that he saw and witnessed.
Z’ad Al Ma’ad