SHAFAQNA – Izaeilito Torion, from Mindanao, Philippine referred to Office of Non-Iranian Pilgrims Affairs of Astan Quds Razavi and after taking part in a question and answer session attended by religious experts of this office uttered Shahadatain and converted to Islam.Â
â€œI am very happy to benefit this divine gift and I hope I can fulfill my duties before God as a real Muslimâ€, he said.Â
Referring to the motive behind this great decision in his life, Head of Philippine Lawyers Union said, â€œI started studying about Islam since years ago and finally I came to realize the truth of this religion.â€Â
Being already a Catholic Christian, he added, â€œIslam is the completed chain of Christianity and Catholics is the first branch of Christianity. Through abundant studies about Islam I found interesting issues that urged me to continue my studies about Islam.â€Â
The 44-year old convert added, â€œBy close research I found out that Islam guides to the right way and I found faith that God is one and Hazrat Muhammad (S.A.W.) is the messenger of God and Ali (A.S.) is his continuant and the guide to Godâ€™s way.â€Â
â€œI read the whole Qurâ€™an to find the questions and doubts in my mind and once I did so I found the answer of many questions through reflecting into the meaning of versesâ€, he pointed out.Â
â€œReciting the holy Qurâ€™an and the biography of the Infallible Imams (A.S.) opens a way in the life that makes man more interested as he goes deeperâ€, Head of Philippine Lawyers Union said.Â
â€œNow after pilgrimage of Imam Reza (A.S.) I can understand the meaning of emotional and spiritual connection and I have found a certain heart connection with this kind Imam that gives me tranquility in this holy placeâ€, he said after going on pilgrimage.