A Japanese scientist embraced Islam by Studying the Fig Tree and the Olive Tree

SHAFAQNA - Prof. Dr. Taha Ibrahim Halifa, a biology professor and former dean at the University of El-Azhar, discovered that a great Japanese scientist in the field of agriculture converted to Islam after discovering great scientific miracles…

How I found Islam after wondering through religions

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SHAFAQNA- I was born to a nominally Roman Catholic family in New York. I had a Roman Catholic mother and a Presbyterian father who converted to Catholicism in order to get married. We attended church on Sundays and I went through catechism,…

An interview with Ali Scott Vitkovic, new Muslim from Czech Republic

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SHAFAQNA- An interview with Ali Scott Vitkovic, new Muslim from Czech Republic. He was born in the Czech Republic, he is former medical science student of Harvard University and follower of nehzat Emam Khomeyni(ra).   1.When…

Diana Beatty: How I became a Muslim

SHAFAQNA - This article contains the reversion story of Sister Diana Beatty, who was born into a Christian family and discovered Shi'a Islam while in college in Colorado. ***** In the Name of Allah, most Compassionate, most Merciful I…

Just read the Quran, it’s all there

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SHAFAQNA- Rahyafte team (related to Edoardo Agnelli Islamic Association) invites you on a special journey into the life of our sister Ashleigh: Please give us a biography of yourself. My name is Ashleigh and I currently reside in rural…

Australian lady converted to Islam in Imam Reza Holy Shrine

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SHAFAQNA - An Australian lady converted to Islam in her second attendance in Iran by uttering profession of faith at the Razavi Holy Shrine. Olivia Stephanie Hyne recounted one of the reasons for her inclination to Islam as the experience…

Lena-Meryem Wielandt, New Muslim from Germany: Currents of Life

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SHAFAQNA-Islam is growing rapidly in the West. It is a fact that Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world and is expected to outstrip Christianity by the end of the century. Reports show that the number of Muslims will grow more than…

My Journey To Islam: Vicky Nasr

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SHAFAQNA- She talks about her challenges and changes as a Muslim convert in Britain before and after embracing the world’s fastest-growing religion. Vicky Nasr who has born in 1985 in England used to go to church since she was 10 but…

Simon Marciniak, New Muslim from England: Karbala is about transformation

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SHAFAQNA- My first Muharram story, featuring Simon Marciniak. A journey like no other, Reborn speaks to those amongst us who have returned to the eternal faith and how they came to where they are.

Kim Poole, New Muslim from Canada; How karbala affects on “Kim” to bring up her children

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SHAFAQNA- The video is about Kim Poole, new Muslim from Canada, and its subtitle is here. Hi my name is Kim, I reverted to Islam on 19th of Ramadan, tow Ramadan’s ago. the journey has been up and down for a variety of reasons,…

Young Ukrainian converts to Islam at Imam Reza Holy Shrine

SHAFAQNA - Coincident with the eve of the martyrdom of the ninth Imam of the Shi'ites, Imam Jawad (A.S.), a young Ukrainian, beside the Illuminated Razavi Shrine converted to Islam. Arthur Lazdinsh, a 27-year-old Ukrainian who was previously…

Alhassan Abdullah, New Muslim from Ghana: Expectations of the AhlulBayt (AS) from the Muslim Ummah

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SHAFAQNA- Summarily, the AhlulBayt (AS) do not only expect obedience and following from the Muslim Ummah, but their obedience and following will be inspected at the right time and space. Just as teachers expect their students to answer all…

Greek teacher converts to Islam in Razavi Holy Shrine

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SHAFAQNA- The young Greek teacher who converted to Islam was influenced by his Muslim students. “I grew up in a Christian religious family and I always had questions which I did not find answers to,” Gracious, 34, from Philadelphia, said…

Young Greek teacher converts to Islam in Razavi Holy Shrine

SHAFAQNA - Coincident with the birthday of Hazrat Masoumeh (A.S.), the Greek teacher converted to Islam in the Holy Shrine of Imam Reza (A.S.). The young Greek teacher influenced by his Muslim students converted to Islam. "I grew up in…

Perspective on Islam - From hinduism to Muslim

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SHAFAQNA - Imam Abdul Wahid Pedersen first began to spiritually connect to the Islamic faith on a mountain in the holy temple town of Hampi, India in the summer of 1977. It would be about five years before Pedersen, then a 23-year-old convert…

How An Austrian professor Discovers Islam?

SHAFAQNA- Born 1953 in the town Linz in Austria, I spent my childhood in Munich (Germany) until we moved to Salzburg (Austria) when I was 16 years old. I grew up in a conservative Christian way. My parents are strict Protestant Christians,…

My conversion story - there was only ever Shia Islam

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SHAFAQNA - All roads lead to Rome they say … I would add that all roads lead to ShiA Islam if in fact one is to really embrace the tradition of the Prophet Muhammad. I was asked many times by my contemporaries what it is about Shia Islam…

Hold on to rope of Allah and do not disunite …

SHAFAQNA - And of those whom We have created are a people who guide with the truth and thereby they do justice. (Surah Araf 7:181) It is often I’ve been asked to tell my conversion story … or reversion, depending on which term you are…

“I felt like I was a refugee in my own country” - Life After Reversion to Islam, Part 1

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SHAFAQNA - Après nous, le déluge As a little girl, I was quite religious. I was absolutely devoted and quite close to Jesus as only a child could be,[1] and I said my prayers dutifully every night before I went to bed. I was happy to be…

My conversion story Lisa …

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SHAFAQNA - I have chosen to remain anonymous to better share my story with Shafaqna. Better yet I have asked Shafaqna Editorial team to convey my story in their own words so that you would hear me better. I am not a writer and I’m much more…

Roman Catholic priest, Idris Tawfiq, who became a Muslim

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SHAFQNA- “At that moment the call to prayer was made and everyone got ready and stood in lines to pray. I sat at the back, and I cried and cried. Then I said to myself: Who am I trying to fool? After they ended their prayers, I headed to Yusuf…

Why I converted from Sunni to Shia Islam

SHAFAQNA - Shafaqna has opened a special section dedicated to Shia converts and the experiences they went through on their journey to truth. Our ambition is to open an honest conversation within the community so that we could better ourselves,…