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Dimam bin Tha`labah رضي الله عنه Embraces Islam

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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

«اَللَّهُمَّ نَعَم»

(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

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March 6, 2011 at 1:46 pm

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