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Help for New Muslims, What After Taking Shahadah

Help for New Muslims After Taking Shahadah

Salam Dear Abdullah, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. We would like to welcome you to the fold of Islam, the religion which you think is the right way to follow. We ask Allah the Almighty to help you remain steadfast in following the teachings of Islam. Every day we hear …

Traveling the Islamic Style - 5 Things I Enjoyed in Tunisia

Traveling the Islamic Style - 5 Things I Enjoyed in Tunisia

I have just returned from the most amazing holiday in Tunisia. My husband and I traveled to the Yasmine Hammamet area of Tunisia. Although the area was commercialized to some extend for tourism, I still found that it kept many of its traditional roots…

Remembering My First Summer as a New Muslim

Remembering My First Summer as a New Muslim

Coming from the land of 10,000 lakes means that being on the beach or boating is a part of local culture. While all of my friends and family were in their summer clothing, I still covered my arms and legs, and I could never find a good answer to all of their questions.

Parents Cannot Accept That I Converted to Islam

Parents Cannot Accept That I Converted to Islam

In this counseling answer: • You can educate them on what a Muslim is by being a good example in your conduct and treatment of them. • Your parents do love you. They are just confused, angry and probably scared. • I kindly suggest dear sister that you if you seek out Muslim friendships in …

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Will I Find a Husband After I Convert to Islam?

Salam Dear Bethany, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. First of all as regards your friend who is a boy: (I assume that you have no sexual relationship with him, and that he is, as you say, a friend.) The rules of modesty in the Quran are aimed at preventing …

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How Can New Muslims Read & Understand Quran?

Short Answer: First, find a good translation of the meanings of the Quran in your own language. If it’s your first time reading the Quran, plan a quick overview reading and a second in-depth reading. Also, listening to the Quran being recited can really help. If you come across something which is difficult to understand or which …

Important Tips for New Muslims During Ramadan

Important Tips for New Muslims During Ramadan

Short Answer: Fasting is not intended as hardship. Make lots of du’aa as supplication is the essence of worship. Remember Allah often as this is a great way to strengthen your connection with Allah. Don’t be overwhelmed. Allah appreciates every effort that you do for His sake and He will reward you for it. No difficulty …

Ramadan as a New Muslim

How to Make the Best of Ramadan as a New Muslim?

Short Answer: The focus during fasting in Ramadan is on feeding the soul. Ramadan is a month when Allah expiates believers past sins, and opens the wide doors of Paradise. Remember while reading the Quran, try to reflect on its beautiful deep meanings as reflecting on the Quran is a major act of worship. _____________________________________ Salam (Peace) …

What Changes Would Islam Bring to My Life

What Changes Would Islam Bring to My Life?

Salam (Peace) Dear Thomas, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. From your question, I take it that you are not seriously thinking of marrying a Muslim woman at this time but are curious about the Muslim lifestyle. Certainly the lifestyle of a devout Muslim is quite different from that of …

I Feel Isolated During Ramadan

I Feel Isolated During Ramadan

In this counseling answer: • Social activities serve to bring Muslims closer, build bonds, and provide a supportive and spiritual experience. • Contact the mosque and find out if there are any Muslims who are near you. • Ramadan is about festivities, yes, but it is more so about your relationship with Allah (swt) and drawing …



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