The devil has an influence, and the Ruler has a sword. “Hajjaj Bin Yusuf Episode 25 .” I am here amongst you again with a different face and a different attitude. “Episode 25” I am the most eminent man with the high-flung aspirations, once I put my turban on, you’ll recognize me. People of Kufa, by God, I am a man who doesn’t tolerate wrongdoing, and I punish it with what it deserves.
I can see aspiring eyes, and long necks, and I see heads that are ripe for cutting. and I am the man to do it. I can almost see blood flowing between the turbans and the beards. Hajjaj Bin Yusuf Episode 25 By God, O people of Iraq, people of dissension and hypocrisy, and of immorality, I have been tested through trials, and I was assigned to the most difficult missions.
The Emir of Believers, may God grant him long life, gripped his men like arrows and scattered them before him and put each to the test, and he found me to be the toughest and the hardest to break among them, Hajjaj Bin Yusuf Episode 25 so he sent me to you; because you plunged into tumult, and went down the path of delusion, and adopted the methods of cunning and deceit.
By God, I shall torture you by the cane and hit you like a stray camel back to the caravan. Verily, if I promise, I fulfill and when I seek, I achieve. I shall shed your blood by the sword, rendering your wives widows, and your children orphans. The Emir of Believers has ordered me to give you your payments, and to send you to fight the Khawarij with Al-Muhallab.
I swear by Almighty God, if anyone fails to show up three days after receiving his payment, I shall shed his blood, confiscate his property, and demolish his house. My Lord, My Lord. What is it? I am a very old man. I can’t stand fighting. So, if you could excuse me from joining Al-Muhallab, and take my son instead, as he’s a young man. Off you go, your son is better than you.
Stop! My Lord… This man is Omair bin Al-Thabe’. He witnessed Al-Dar battle, when Othman bin Affan was killed. He stepped on him and broke one of his ribs. We’d be doing Muslims a favor by killing you. Cut his head off. Bring him. Couldn’t this day have passed without bloodshed? Choose for yourself, either you die like Omair bin Thabe’, or join Al-Muhallab.
Otherwise, Al-Hajjaj’s sword will remain unsheathed, forever, till he renders the little boy grey-haired. My Lady. What is it, Suraih? A man at the door surprised me. Why would you be surprised? The doors of this house are open for any visitor – Who is a person of virtue. – When I knew he was. – Who is he? – Khaled bin Yazeed. Khaled bin Yazeed? Go and inform Lady Ramlah.
Hajjaj Bin Yusuf Episode 25
He’s coming for her. My Lord, shall we prepare for your trip to Basra? I’d rather wait until Khaled bin Abdullah leaves it. And until the people of Basra hear what I did to the people of Kufa. Hajjaj Bin Yusuf Episode 25 Are people still rushing to join the army and heading where I ordered them to go? Yes, My Lord. Kufa has never witnessed such days. Men are rushing and dashing, – and none of them stayed behind.
– May God reward them. They used to go to war reluctantly, as if they were taken to it in chains. They are reluctant, and they still hate fighting. But killing Omair in front of them scared them to death. Payments, sword and money, sword and money sword and money. May they be damned! What a powerful impact they have! – Who told you that? – A man saw what happened, and saw the people rushing after what Al-Hajjaj did to join the army under your command to fight the Khawarij, so, he rushed to tell us.
I believe Al-Hajjaj will head for Basra, to do there what he did in Kufa. I haven’t heard such good news for a long time. The two Iraqs have been finally ruled by a courageous man. – I agree, under one condition. – I agree to it before hearing it. I’ll agree to anything you say. We’ve been separated for a long time by the circumstances of life, and I won’t let anything keep us apart, so what’s the condition? It’s not a condition, – It’s rather a wish.
– What is it? We will not live in Syria as long as the Umayyads are there. Don’t we both descend from the Umayyads? I didn’t mean you, I meant the Caliphate Household. As you wish, we won’t live in Syria. Nor will we live in Iraq as long as my brother’s killer rules it. – Actually, both my brothers. – By God, if I ruled the world with Al-Hajjaj was in it, I would hate it and leave it.
May Iraq be doomed while he is there. I suggest Hijaz. No, Makkah. So be it. – I didn’t think you’d agree. – God bless you, Ramlah. I am from Quraish, and Makkah is my family’s hometown. I wanted a reason to go back there, and there’s no reason better than this. If I didn’t love it for this, then I love it for itself. What’s wrong? I wish that my brother Abdullah and mother Asma were alive.
Don’t let death overshadow life, Ramlah. Life must overcome death which has haunted us for a while. I knew that he left Kufa heading for Basra. I think I should go and meet him there. – Don’t do that, Father. – Why? I’ve never received so much support like the support I’m expecting from him.
Father, I think that Abdul Malek bin Marwan sent Al-Hajjaj to Iraq only so he would support you in your war, For it is the cornerstone of the Umayyad Kingdom. Al-Hajjaj might have become the ruler of the two Iraqs, but your status is still superior than his. If you slow down, I think he will come to see you.
Why don’t you enter the prefect’s house, My Lord, so you get some rest before meeting them? I would rather meet them while exhausted. Did they all gather in the Mosque? We are not sure if there number is complete yet. But the crowd in Basra is bigger than the one that was in Kufa. Yes, that day in Kufa paved the way for this day in Basra.
Go and let the people know that I am coming. Waleed. – Excuse me, My Lord. – What preoccupying you? It’s something that’s been preoccupying me for some time., and I didn’t have the chance to tell you about it. This is your chance then. My Lord, you ordered the dome to be built above the rock in Jerusalem, but since we’ve completed it, I’ve been looking forward to complete the building of the grand Mosque near the rock.
We were busy with the Hijaz and reclaiming it, but we are done now. So why are you still thinking about Jerusalem? My Lord, Hajjaj Bin Yusuf Episode 25 if you didn’t finish what you started, people would say that the Caliph and the Emir of Believers commenced building works in Jerusalem only because his enemy Abdullah bin Al-Zubair was controlling Makkah.
Once it came back under his control, the work stopped. Continue. If you proceeded, you’d silence everyone, and prove that your goal was to reinforce the lands of Islam by buildings that would keep the revered image of Islam in the eyes of people, and its place in their hearts. Yes, that’s my only goal.
I also think that Damascus should have its grand Mosque, unrivalled by any other. But after we… after we are done with Iraq. Hajjaj Bin Yusuf Episode 25 People of Basra, you heard what I said to the people of Kufa. I will not repeat it, but rather add to it. O people! Whoever is crippled by an illness, I have the remedy for it.
Whoever lived more than he should, I would hasten his death. Whoever is burdened with his head, I would relieve him of his burden. And whoever led a long life, I will shorten what is left of it. The devil has an influence, and the prefect has a sword.
Whoever commits a wrongdoing, shall be severely punished. Whoever commits a guilty act, shall be crucified. Whoever is fed up with good health, will be killed. Hajjaj Bin Yusuf Episode 25 And whoever opposes us, his blood shall be shed. I warn but I never wait, and I admonish but I never pardon, and I threat but I never forgive.
You were corrupted by your faint loyalty. As for me, firmness and determination have stripped me of my whip, and replaced it with my sword. I am gripping its handle, and its belt is tightened to my neck. and whoever disobeys me, shall be killed by its blade.
By God, if I ordered one of you to exit from that door, and he exited from another door, I’ll chop his head off. Hajjaj Bin Yusuf Episode 25 You have heard my instructions to the people of Kufa, to join Al-Muhallab in his war against the Khawarij. You have to do the same thing. I will wait three days after you get your payments.
whoever stays behind after that, he shall be deemed guilty and his blood shall be shed. Tell me about the wrongdoers who were here before I came. How were they punished? By beating and imprisonment. By beating and imprisonment.
As far as I’m concerned, I shall punish them by the sword only. I ordered the Chief of Security to replace his whip by a sword. So, whoever stays behind after three days, will be killed. God is Greatest. God is Greatest. God is Greatest. Pakurdo.com
O people of dissension and hypocrisy! This Glorification I heard, is not a Glorification of invitation, but a Glorification of intimidation. Wouldn’t each one of you stop, and think about himself, about sparing his life, and look where he is standing, and be deterred?
By God, I am about to inflict a punishment on you, the like of which you haven’t witnessed before, and that will be a lesson for the future. My Lord. – What is it? – I am a sick man And I can’t stand fighting, and Khaled bin Abdullah had exempted me from it, I’ll return my payment to the House of Wealth so you may do the same.
Who was Khaled bin Abdullah when he exempted you? – The prefect of Basra. – Who are you addressing now? Al-Hajjaj bin Yusuf, the prefect of the two Iraqs. Hajjaj Bin Yusuf Episode 25 – Didn’t you hear what he said? – My Lord… I gave you a three-day notice, but you rushed to disobey and hastened your doom.