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New Hindu Convert to Islam

Fasting Ramadan for a New Hindu Convert to Islam?

Short Answer: If someone is under a real threat that if they fast they will be subjected to real physical or mental harm, they may break their fast under such circumstances. But in this case they are obliged to make up for lost days of fast when they are free from such danger. _____________________________________ Salam Sister …

Stop Practicing Islam

Stop Practicing Islam Or You'll Be Kicked Out of the House!

Short Answer:  Your parents care for you, but you need to be patient with them. Try to live quietly and simply and modestly as a good Muslim, without looking for a fight or to rub your Islam in their faces. Show them by your goodness and happiness that Islam has actually made you a better person. ______________________________________ Assalamu …

Convert Weak in Faith

Hardships Making Convert Weak in Faith: What to Do?

Short Answer: Having periods of low faith doesn’t automatically make one a bad person or destined for Hell. Fluctuations in one’s personal faith is very normal. Our earthly life is intended to be a test for us. Allah gives us good news in the Quran that even though we may sin, Allah will always forgive us as long as we …

He Wants Me to Be His Fourth Wife, But…

He Wants Me to Be His Fourth Wife, But…

In this counseling answer: “You should immediately end this relationship. It is not healthy for you, spiritually or physically. What is most important for you right now is to focus on your own spiritual well-being. Seek good company, by finding Muslim women who will support you in your journey through Islam. As-Salaamu ‘Alaikum Wa Rahmatullaahi Wa …

Depressed After Prayer

Convert Tired and Depressed After Prayer: What to Do?

Salaam alaikum sister and thank you for your question. Difficulties surrounding prayer is something that a great deal of people face, both converts and born Muslims. You are certainly not alone in your feelings and struggles! People lead such busy lives and so many things are constantly demanding our attention. When it comes time to …

Practicing Islam

Mother Stopping Convert From Practicing Islam: What to Do?

Short Answer: You are not alone in what you are dealing with your mother. Parents, especially mothers, are granted a high status in Islam, and it is important for us to be good to them, but obedience to Allah overrides obedience to humans. Hijab does not need to be observed in private spaces around other …

Starting to Pray

Want to Convert but Stressed About Starting to Pray

Short Answer:  Performing prayer perfectly is improbable as you have not been taught it yet, as you are a newcomer to Islam. So don’t worry and take your time learning. As for praying on time, prayer times are actually periods of time and not moments in time. _____________________________________ Asalamu Alaikum (Peace be with you), Thank …

How Did I Overcome My Hijab Challenges?

How Did I Overcome My Hijab Challenges?

I had been Muslim three months and I wore my scarf outside of work and then took it off for work out of fear of what they would say. I realize now that this was wrong, but it was how I coped with things at the time.

5 Ways for New Muslims to Strengthen Their Faith

5 Ways for New Muslims to Strengthen Their Faith

Short Answer: In learning to practice your new faith, take things slowly. The first priority would be to learn the five daily prayers. Making new Muslim friends is also very important while gradually increasing your knowledge of Islam. _________________________________________ Salam Dear Abdul Hadi, Welcome to Islam! May Allah continue to guide you and strengthen your faith. …

No Mosque

Converting But No Mosques Near Me: What Can I Do?

Short Answer: Try to find some through the contacts in Islamicfinder. There are quite a number of mosques and other Islamic services in Hungary, though most of them are in Budapest. Islam should make you a better person, so much so that your family and friends notice an improvement in you. Don’t let yourself be overwhelmed by …



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