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A "Typical" American Police Supervisor Finds Islam

By William / 29 Aug 2013

My name is William, and I live in a large Midwestern city in the United States.

I am a typical American in many ways that are reflected in both my professional and personal lives. Professionally, I am a supervisor with a major police department, and I have been in the military, both active duty and in the reserves for the majority of my adult life.


Islam lets us see all things in true light

Source : Islamreligion / 26 Aug 2013

K. Sherman grew up in US. She hailed from a very practicing Jew family and came from an upper middle class family of second generation Americans, tracing roots back to Russia and Poland. Here in this concluding part of her four-part story, she describes how she at times cried to seek Truth and how she embraced Islam.


Muslim of Scandinavian origin

By Abdul Wahid Pedersen / 21 Aug 2013

As a Muslim of Scandinavian origin I am often met with the question of why I became a Muslim. Yes, I even ask myself from time to time, why Allah had picked me, out of the multitude of people, and brought me to this blessed path of Islam.

When I look back upon my life, I can see that my present situation is a logical consequence of the sum of my acts and thoughts up to this point, but that, of course, is always the case for anybody. Thus my converting to Islam — or rather my accepting the fact that inwardly I have always been a Muslim — was inevitable.


Chris Eubank

Source : / 16 Aug 2013

Chris Eubank (born Christopher Livingstone Eubanks on 8 August 1966) is a former boxer and British celebrity who held World Middleweight and Super Middleweight boxing titles. He was world champion for over five years and undefeated as a middleweight.

Christopher Livingstone Eubanks (later opting to delete the 's' from his surname) was born on 8th August, 1966, in Dulwich, London and spent his early days in Jamaica (from two months old to six years old). On his return, he lived in Stoke Newington, Dalston, Hackney and then Peckham. He grew up in poverty.


Ramadan teaches us patience and obedience to Allah the Almighty

Source : / 2 Aug 2013

The month-long fast of the month of Ramadan is nearing end and the Eid day is a week away. Eid Al-Fitr is the most important festival in the Islamic calendar (Muslim holiday). The day does not mark any historical event or episode; but its existence provides the Muslim for an occasion to offer thanks to Allah for having given him the strength and the will to observe fast during Ramadan.


Voluntary Fasts

By C. Mofty / 1 Aug 2013

The first thing to understand is the difference between what is known as fard and what is known as nafl.  Fard is obligatory, it is what Allah requires us to do, and leaving it is a sin and we will be held accountable for it.  An example is two rakah of Fajr prayer and the fasts of Ramadan.


My way to Islam

By Lamaan Ball / 26 Jul 2013

Some people who convert to Islam prefer to call it a reversion because everyone is born in a natural state of Islam – submission to the will of God – and rather than converting away from something they assert that coming to accept Islam is reverting to that human original state.

In my case this is doubly so.


A Norway Family Converted To Islam On First Ramadan

Source : / 15 Jul 2013

Atheist from the Norwegian town of Mugla, Marmaris is a family vacation, the mosque became a Muslim influenced by listening to the Qur'an. Family members, in tears listening to the Qur'an, he said.


A Hindu woman’s journey to Islam

Source : Arab news / 12 Jul 2013

A Hindu woman, Saumya, describes how she converted to Islam. Here is her story.

When the truth is revealed to you and you stand face to face with it, how long can you refuse to accept it? How long would you run away denying it?

There comes a point in your life when you have to break free from all the chains that hold you back from answering the True Call.


6 Great Converts To Islam

Source : / 24 June 2013

Barmakid Family (600s-900s)

The Barmakids were a family of Buddhist administrators from the city of Balkh, in what is now Afghanistan. When the Umayyad Caliphate conquered the area in the the mid-600s, the family converted to Islam. After the Abbasid Revolution in 750, the Barmakids rose to prominence as talented administrators. They carried with them centuries of experience in the Persian Empire of how to manage large government bureaucracies, something the Arab Abbasid caliphs were ignorant of.


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