I sought to use my mind, not resort to some ancient book for assistance in living my life

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SHAFAQNA- I never aspired to be a Muslim. I didn’t even want to be a Christian. The whole concept of ‘organized religion’ was distasteful. I sought to use my mind, not resort to some ancient book for assistance in living my life. If…

Young Mexican Man Converted to Islam at Razavi Holy Shrine

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SHAFAQNA- Young Mexican testified at Razavi Illuminated Shrine and converted to Islam. According to Astan News, Aron Teres Kalino introduced rich culture of Iran and Islam as the main reason behind his conversion to Islam and said, “I studied…

Jessica Broke Down Barriers When She Came to Islam

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SHAFAQNA- How will the family react? Will they disown me? Or will they stop speaking to me? Will they yell, call me names, disrespect me or my faith? How do I navigate the politics of it all? These are often just a few of the thoughts going…

Converts To Islam After Spending Time In Prison

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SHAFAQNA-Brother Kenny shared his cell with a Muslim, who asked him about his faith. His cell mate told him to get a Quran to try and understand Islam. He converted to Islam after this! Source: aboutislam

How Islam took root in one of South America’s most violent cities

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SHAFAQNA- Blaring salsa music from a neighbouring bar does not perturb Sheik Munir Valencia as he bows in prayer at a family-home-turned-mosque in the poor, violence-racked Colombian city of Buenaventura. His prayers finished, Valencia…

Arthur Wagner, German far-right politician becomes Muslim

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SHAFAQNA- A politician in the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, known for its anti-Muslim rhetoric, has resigned from its board and converted to Islam, the party said on Wednesday. But while Arthur Wagner quit his AfD leadership…

My Family Didn’t Speak to Me for Three Months After I Became a Muslim

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SHAFAQNA- Noor Moved to Dubai from the Philippine When things went wrong for her and her business. When she accepted Islam, her family didn’t speak to her for three months because they were strong Catholic. In every second of this interview,…

I LOVE HUSSAIN (AS)

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SHAFAQNA- In the name of the God.   The heaven has not put its shadow and the earth never carried the weight of a person more beloved in the eyes of God than Hussain, peace be upon him. Hussain – the only hope for justice-seekers…

When God Knocked At My Heart!

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SHAFAQNA- I was born in Brazil in a place called Petronilla.   I didn’t understand why did people follow religion, because religion was like fiction to me.   I started to become far from the church, and I started to…

Irish youth converts to Islam in Imam Reza Holy Shrine

SHAFAQNA - Desmond Burn, an Irish young man resident in the United Kingdom, became acquainted with Islam after traveling to Iran and converted to Islam after studying Islamic sources. Adopting the name Reza for himself, he recounted his…

I Converted to Islam to Reach Inner Calmness

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SHAFAQNA-Finnish Muslim convert youth introduced attractions of Islam and reaching to inner calmness as the main reason for conversion. According to Astan News, attending office of management of non-Iranian pilgrims’ affairs and reciting…

Finnish teacher converts to Shia Islam at Imam Reza holy shrine

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SHAFAQNA - The Finnish teacher who chose Reza as his new name after his conversion described his feelings as follows, “I had a very general understanding on Islam and I didn’t have much awareness about it. Choosing this religion, however,…

What Makes This Brazilian Ex-Gangster Accept Islam?

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SHAFAQNA- Meet Umair. He took his shahadah in Brazil. He shares his transition from street life to Islam. Umair says that everyone on the Street has faith, we just need to reach out to them to reform and accept Islam. He says his goal…

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…