Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed ( R.A ) the sword of Allah, confronted a witch named Uzza. Before beginning the story, it is important that you should be provided with some information about Uzza. Uzza was one of the three chief goddesses according to the Arab religion before Islam.
The other two were Lat and Manat. On the way between Mallah and Taif, there was a valley called Nakhla. The temple of Uzza was in this valley. This is the same Nakhla valley where the Holy Prophet met a group of jinns Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed ( R.A )
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Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed ( R.A ) And this group had accepted Islam in response to His invitation. The Quraysh and other tribes used to come to this valley to visit Uzza At the same time, animals were brought here to offer sacrifices and offerings. She was revered above all their idols.
Although the temples of these idols were at specific places in Arabia,, in the pre-Islamic period, the idols of the same names were also kept in the Kaaba. And all these idols were worshiped there as well Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed RA.
Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed ( R.A ) Tradition has it that Uzza was a devilish woman. who was based on 3 Temrik trees in Nakhla Valley? And it was this satanic force that emanated from his idol the voices that the Arabs used to hear and worshiped her. Even Allah sent His beloved servant of the universe, Last of the Prophets, Hazrat Muhammad Mustafa SAWW as a gift to all humanity Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed ( R.A ).
He termed the idols as defective and turned the Arabs away from their worship. The Quraysh were very displeased with this and opposed him at every step. When God, as promised to His beloved Prophet, conquered Mecca for the Muslims without a fight, He smashed all the idols in the Kaaba at this point Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed ( R.A )
But the most revered idol of the Quraysh in the Nakhla Valley was still there and its worship continued with the same vigor. He chose Khalid Ibn Waleed to break that idol. And gave him 30 horsemen to the valley of Nakhla. This is the same Khalid Ibn Waleed whom my Prophet has titled as “Saifullah” meaning the “Sword of Allah” for his unparalleled bravery in the battle of Mota.
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Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed took part in about 125 battles and did not face defeat in any of them. These include the wars he fought against Muslims before he converted to Islam. It was Khalid bin Waleed who proved to be the worst nightmare for the two superpowers of the time, Caesar and Qasr. He showed the essence of bravery and command that not only brought these two great powers of the time to their knees but also played a significant role in elevating a small state of Madinah as emerging Super Power Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed ( R.A ).
The Historians considered Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed as one of the foremost generals not only in Islamic history but even today. But this time He was not confronted by the army of Caesar and Qasr or the warrior rebels of Arabia, but by a demonic force whose reality was known only by Allah and His Messenger what it really was.
Shortly after the conquest of Makkah, on the 25th of Ramadan, the Holy Prophet called Khalid bin Waleed and ordered him saying “go to the palm trees of Nakhla and there you will find three trees of Zhao. go there and cut down the first tree”. Friends, Zhao is a plant that grows on its own. And it’s called tamer in English. Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed left for Nakhla Valley on the orders of the Holy Prophet. And cut down the first tamer tree Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed ( R.A )
When he returned after performing this act, the Holy Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) asked him: “Did you see anything there …?” Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed replied, “No, nothing.” He said, “Go back and cut down another tree.” So Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed cut it and returned to the service of the Holy Prophet (saw). He then asked the same question: ” Did you see anything …?”
Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed replied, “No, nothing.” Now he said: “Go back and cut down the third tree as well.” This time when Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed came to cut down this tree, he saw a devilish woman sitting naked with her hair spread and grinding her teeth. Behind him was the guardian of Uzza’s temple, Dabiha Salmi.https://crimsoncactus.net/rise-of-the-seljuk-empire-https-crimsoncactus-net-category-latest/
Sabiha saw Hazrat Khalid and shouted, ” O Uzza, attack Khalid forcefully and do not retreat.” Take off your veil because if you do not kill Khalid today, you will be forced by the humiliation. Hearing this, Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed said: O Uzza, I deny you. I do not consider you sacred. I see that Allah has humiliated you. Saying this, he struck her on the head with a sword Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed ( R.A ).
With this blow, that devilish woman turned to Ashes. Then Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed cut down this tree and killed the guardian of the temple, Sabiha. After that, he came to the service of the Holy Prophet and narrated the whole incident. After hearing this incident, The Prophet SAWW said it was Uzza Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed ( R.A )
There will be no Uzza among the future Arabs and it will not be worshiped. From that day to this day, the most revered goddess Uzza was forgotten in such a manner that no one even remembers her name in the Arabs.Take care of yourself and your family.Allah Hafiz.