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I Converted to Islam That I Once Used to Hate

I Converted to Islam That I Once Used to Hate

Even with this loathing of Islam, I noticed the religion continued to reappear into my life. This was quite baffling as I happily attacked and deeply hated Islam. Perplexed, I decided to pay attention to this phenomenon and repeat my research of Islam. I ensured to do so with a pure and unbiased mindset…

Why All Muslims Should Know the Islamic Worldview

Why All Muslims Should Know the Islamic Worldview

Since man is an inquisitive being, and is a traveler, yet stranger, in this world, forming a worldview will always be high on his existential agenda. Such is done consciously or otherwise. Man is created to explore and know. Correspondingly, people are what they think, know and believe.

Hijrah - It’s More Than a Physical Journey

Hijrah - It’s More Than a Physical Journey

Migration of the heart, or a hijrah to Allah, is a much greater and more fundamental journey we must all take. As Ibn Qayyim suggests, only in this journey, this leaving the familiar, does one begin to examine his own purpose. When thinking about any…

You're Back From Hajj - Now What?

What does one aspire for or towards after Hajj? Do we merely return to our regular lives unaffected? Uninspired? One of the foremost thoughts a returning pilgrim has in mind is whether or not his or her hajj was accepted.

Tired of the Unanswered Questions, Searching for the Truth

Tired of the Unanswered Questions, Searching for the Truth

I traveled to many parts of the world during my quest for the truth. I became very interested in tribal religions and the spiritualist way of thinking. I found that a lot of what these religions were saying had truth in them, but I could never accept the whole religion as the truth.

My Story Began Before My Ultimate Journey to Hajj

My Story Began Before My Ultimate Journey to Hajj

Fatima’s hajj is the ultimate journey because her journey begins before she receives the good news of the Gifted Hajj. Her journey begins with the first steps she takes towards consciously embracing the life of a Muslim.

Glimpses From My Hajj Experience

Glimpses From My Hajj Experience

There at Hajj, I was forced to reflect. I had nothing else to do – no blinking devices, no blaring televisions, no nagging friends to distract me. I simply had nothing else to do. And the scenes around me stimulated reflection. They were drastically different from the usual scenes at home.

Reverts - Things to Know Before Going to Hajj

Reverts - Things to Know Before Going to Hajj

It can be confusing for a new revert to Islam to perform Hajj. Traveling to Saudi Arabia and, most likely, not being able to speak the Arabic language is the first stumbling block. However, don’t let this hold you back. Allah judges each soul by its intention…

Malcolm X’s Strong Message from Makkah to America

Malcolm X’s Strong Message from Makkah to America

America needs to understand Islam, because this is the one religion that erases from its society the race problem. Throughout my travels in the Muslim world, I have met, talked to, and even eaten with people who in America would have been considered white…

13 Tips for Acceptable Hajj

13 Tips for Acceptable Hajj

Are you performing Hajj this year? The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) has a great promise for you. Abu Hurairah (may Allah be pleased with him) reported that the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “The reward for a Hajj mabroor is nothing but Paradise” (Al-Bukhari and Muslim). Here are 13 tips …



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