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  • A new Muslim fears to disclose her prayer to her non-Muslim family Date: 10-1-2008

    I am asking about a girl who embraced Islam recently and she lives with her family. The problem is that her family does not want her to become a Muslim and she is hiding the fact that she actually embraced Islam from them as she is still young and she lives with them. She is not yet stable (financially independent). She finds it difficult to perform.. More

  • New convert fears declaring it Date: 12-11-2007

    I have a colleague who was a Christian. She converted to Islam more than a year ago. She prays and reads the Quran. She fears that her family might harm her if they find out she has become a Muslim. She does not want to declare her Islam for fear of harm— at least for the time being. Please advise... More

  • Declaring conversion to Islam and remaining steadfast Date: 10-11-2007

    In the name of Allaah the Most Merciful, the ever Merciful What are the procedures for declaring conversion to Islam? Is it possible to declare Islam in Saudi Arabia and to have it legally recognized in Egypt? I embraced Islam two months ago, but still in secret. Please advise me for I am suffering. May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • A new Muslim feeling the decrease of his faith Date: 4-11-2007

    As Salaam Alaikum, I reverted to Islam in Jan. 2006. I was very excited after years of running around in circle not know what life what about. Before I became muslim I was christian but when I prayed I would always asked Allah to show me what was the reason or why was I born. So here I am muslim. I moved away from home away from my kids because there.. More

  • New non-Arab Muslims reading Quran and making Du’aa in English Date: 27-6-2007

    AssalamuAlikum. I'm a convert, and not able to read Arabic right now. Will I get the same reward if I read the English version of Koran?Will my supplication have the same effect if it is made in English?.. More

  • New Muslim woman seeking to study Quran and Sunnah where religion is fully practised Date: 21-5-2007

    I am a convert and alhamdulillah, lately Allah has given me hidayah to become a taqwa muslimah. I would like to proceed to study the Quran, which school or do you recommend. I am in Brunei and would like to concentrate in the Quran and the Sunnah somewhere in the where the Quran and Sunnah is fully practised, not part of it practised and part of it.. More

  • A new Muslim supplicating to Allaah to guide his Hindu family Date: 25-12-2006

    im a new muslim and i really want my family to revert to islam, they are blind believers of hinduism and i cant fight then all , is there and dua /prayer i can do for them ..that Allah forgives them or enlightens them. im in need please help me... More

  • Reverted to Islam secretly and fears that her Hindu family will cremate her after her death Date: 23-12-2006

    Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatullah I am a recent revert to Islam and I belong to a Hindu family. I haven't informed my family about my conversion yet. My question is, if I were to pass away now, my body would be cremated, as per Hindu rites. I know cremation under Islam is haraam, will I be sinning if I am cremated. Will it affect my afterlife? I am striving.. More

  • New to Islam and has problems with her non-Muslim relatives Date: 10-10-2006

    Asslam alaikom, I am sorry I cannot state my name due to the nature of my problem. I hope you give me advice on the following issue: I am a revert sister, but before Allah guided me I used to live a sinful life. I mean that I used to be a "model" for dirty magazines. I do not want to go into details how much I have regretted it and how the memories.. More

  • A new Msulim girl staying with her non-Muslim parents Date: 11-9-2006

    what does quran say about a converted muslim girl meeting or staying at her non muslim parents.. More

  • New Muslims can not perform prayer publicly Date: 3-5-2006

    Assalamu alaikum.If a Mushrik reverts does he have to start praying immediately?Here in India there is persecution of reverts .Though not all but some cannot pray immediately in their house.Some pray secretly in others houses.But not all of them has this opportunity.They cannot go to Mosque as they will be watched.So can they delay prayer say for few.. More

  • Religion of children whose mother has embraced Islam Date: 21-2-2006

    I am 33 years old and I recently converted to Islam. I have five children...18, 15, 13, 11 and 6. They, along with my self, were raised as Christians. Do I make them all (except for the oldest two) change to Islam and how do I go about doing that? I'm really not sure what to do and I don't have an example to go by. .. More

  • She is a new Muslim and finds it difficult to fast Date: 16-11-2005

    I am a new Muslim, and never in my life before have fasted. I want very much to fast, but am finding it very difficult. How do I get my body to become adjusted to fasting? How does one teach their bodies to fast? .. More

  • A new Muslim asks about wearing Hijab and keeping a dog in her house Date: 25-10-2005

    I have a little dog that a friend gave to me, after my mother died. I've had him for eight years and have raised him from a baby. About two years ago I converted to Islam. My friend says that I should not keep the dog anymore. This dog has become a part of my life - he is a creature of Allaah, and I care for him. I cannot get rid of my dog. Does.. More

  • Embraced Islam but has ten wives Date: 28-9-2005

    My question goes thus a man was a Kaffir before acceptance of Islam. Before accepting Islam, he was married to 10 wives with children. All the wives and children accepted Islam with him. As we know from the Quran a man is entitled to 4 wives only, other than 4 is Haraam. What should he do? Should he continue with the 10 wives, or he should choose.. More