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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…

Conversion to Islam growing in Nepal

SHAFAQNA - There has been a growing trend of conversion to Islam among the Nepalese, a reported said. According to Turkey’s Star newspaper, Nepal is a country where the number of Muslims has increased rapidly in the past few years. It…

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…

Over 150 Convert to Islam in Oman

SHAFAQNA - As many as 158 Oman residents have converted to Islam in the last three months, officials announced. According to an official at Oman’s Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs, 158 individuals converted to Islam in the…

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…

Young Dutch Christian Converts to Shia Islam in Shiraz, Iran

SHAFAQNA - A young Dutch Christian has converted to Islam and became Shia Muslim in presence of Ayatollah Seyed Ali Asghar Dastgheib, the grand custodian of the Holy Shrine of Ahmadi and Muhammadi. Ayatollah Dastgheib said Islam is an ever…

Nelson Mandela's grandson embraces Islam

SHAFAQNA - The grandson of former South African President Nelson Mandela who converted to Islam recently has married in a traditional Muslim ceremony held in Cape Town. Nkosi Zwelivelile “Mandla” Mandela released the following statement…

Nigerian Pastor Embraces Islam

SHAFAQNA - Changing his popular church to a mosque, a Nigerian pastor has embraced Islam and took Shahadah, attributing his reversion to a divine encounter he had with a strange man in white in his dreams. “I was preparing for the anniversary…

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar speaks about conversion to Islam, life as a Muslim at McSA Fall Keynote

SHAFAQNA - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar played the majority of his Hall of Fame NBA career with the Los Angeles Lakers, but on Friday night, he spoke to a Ryan Auditorium audience deep in Bulls territory. “I came here a year or two after I retired,…