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How the Prophet Muhammad Cared for Converts

How the Prophet Muhammad Cared for Converts

Reflect for a moment on the idea that the companions could talk to the Prophet about whatever was going on in their life, for better or for worse, and they were met with that beautiful open prophetic heart. And reflect for a moment upon the priority…

Why Do Celebrities Convert to Islam?

When a famous person converts to Islam it often raises more than eyebrows, it forces people to ask questions about religion and about the nature and origin of humanity. People wonder why someone like Lauren Booth would choose a religion that was…

Lew Alcindor-Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

From Fame to Islam - My Choice Was a Spiritual Transformation

I used to be Lew Alcindor. Now I’m Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. The transition from Lew to Kareem was not merely a change in celebrity brand name—like Sean Combs to Puff Daddy to Diddy to P. Diddy—but a change of heart, mind, and soul. Mine was not just a simple conversion, but also a spiritual transformation.

How My Spiritual Journey to Islam Began

How My Spiritual Journey to Islam Began

I was well into my life as a Muslim when I realized that growing in spirituality or strengthening my soul does not come with a simple statement of faith. It is a continuous spiritual exercise. Just like muscles don’t just appear because we have a gym membership, they must be worked for.

How Should New Muslims Deal Their Non-Muslim Families?

How Should New Muslims Deal Their Non-Muslim Families?

Wa `alaykum as-salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Islam never commands new converts to cut off their relationship with their families. 2- After conversion to Islam, converts should …

3 Strangest Conversion Stories Told by Nouman Ali Khan

One day, I had a fight with my mother… so I had to find somewhere to go where the cops wouldn’t look for me so I went to the library… I picked up a book and it happened to be the Quran. I wasn’t reading it, it was reading me.”

Family Dislikes My Conversion and My Hijab

Family Dislikes My Conversion and My Hijab: What Should I Do?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear sister in Islam, thanks very much for your question, and we invoke the Almighty to grant you strong faith and to grant you happiness …

Conversion Just to Get Married: Accepted?

Conversion Just to Get Married: Accepted?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Sister in Islam, it gives us great pleasure to receive your question, which is a sign of your interest in Islam and its teachings. May Allah guide us all to …

Does Making Shahadah Need Witnesses

New Muslims: Does Making Shahadah Need Witnesses?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Brother in Islam, we are greatly impressed by your question for it is related to the affairs of the new Muslims. We seize the chance to earnestly implore Allah from …

Husband

My Husband Left Islam to Hinduism: What to Do?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear sister, thank you for your question and for your commitment to your religion. First, we implore Allah Almighty to guide your husband …



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