shahadah | About Islam
Home > Tag: shahadah

Tag: shahadah

What Brought You to Say Shahadah and Become Muslim?

What Brought You to Say Shahadah and Become Muslim?

We’ve all been on different journeys to get to that stage of taking the shahadah. Every journey is amazing and every journey is completely individual. Some people become Muslim because of the proof of the Quran. The Quran is the truth, it’s not debatable.

I'm Not a Muslim Yet, The Reason That I Believe in Allah

I'm Not a Muslim - The Reason That I Believe in Allah

Many people wonder whether I’m a Muslim or not. The answer is: I haven’t done the shahadah yet, but I have belief in Allah and I believe that Muhammad is His last messenger. The Reason That I Believe in Allah First, my family is Catholic and I was born Catholic too; and my Catholic name …

Islam’s Teachings about Kindness and Tolerance Brought Me to Islam

Islam’s Teachings about Kindness and Tolerance Brought Me to Islam

I was amazed about what Islam teaches about kindness and tolerance. Kindness to our neighbors. Kindness to the orphan. And what was really surprising: kindness to the non-believer and even to the enemy. It was in 2013 that I took my shahadah. And then my life just turned upside down.

Eager Convert to Islam

What is Your Best Advice for a New Eager Convert to Islam?

Short Answer:One of the women at the mosque where I converted told me: “Take it slow. Your Islam should be like a ladder. Climb it one step at a time. If you try to leap to the top, you will fall.” Also, take good care of yourself, find a good support system for new Muslims, …

coming to Islam

I Thought Coming to Islam Would Be Easy

I had been dating a man from North Africa for a few years. I had never met a man like him before. He had self-discipline and focus in life. He was respectful to women and was kind to everyone he met. I had never in my life met a man like him.

Why Do Converts Cry while Taking Shahadah?

Why Do Converts Cry while Taking Shahadah?

These overwhelming reactions often result in tears and feelings of liberation, as if the soul has been unburdened and set free.
Those who have not experienced this emotional release have trouble understanding the deep response felt by those who repeat the Shahadah…

New Muslim – When is the Best Time to Perform Hajj?

New Muslim - When is the Best Time to Perform Hajj?

I discussed this recently with a local sister, Cath, as we have both been on pilgrimage to Makkah. She went there for Hajj with her husband two-and-a-half years after saying her Shahadah and I was able to go to perform Umrah with a group of sisters two years after mine.

5 Things For Muslim Reverts to Remember

5 Things For Muslim Reverts to Remember

Don’t let others make you feel “less Muslim” because you are still learning how to read Arabic. On the flip side, don’t let others make you feel “too Muslim” because you wear hijab. Find moderation in all you do, and strive to be the best person you can be…

I Was Afraid of Islam and Muslims 1

I Was Afraid of Islam and Muslims

I was convinced that Islam was a misogynistic religion and that scared me… What if my partner becomes a bully? Or derogatory? Or worse, a woman beater? I had to do something… I had to stop him from practicing Islam. I began to watch some programs on…

Shahadah - Know About The First Pillar of Islam

Shahadah - Know About the First Pillar of Islam

The Shahadah – declaration of faith- consists of two distinct parts, i.e., the absolute belief in the Unity of God and the belief in the Holy Prophet Muhammad as a mortal human being and the Messenger of God.



find out more!