Stories from Stories of New Muslims

Jhul Karnain (Part-2)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.The Question about Thul QarnainMuhammad ibn Ishaaq reports on the authority of Ibn Abbaas that once Quraish of Makkah sent Nathar bin Haarith and Uqba bin Mueet to the Jewish scholars in Madinah saying: "You call...

Hazrat Yushaa Bin Noon (A) (Part-1)

The Mention of Yushaa in the Qur’anNabi Yushaa is one of the children of Israel belonging to the family of Nabi Yusuf. His name is not mentioned in the Qur'an. In Sirrah Kahf on two occasions there is a mention of the young man who...

Yes! I Converted to Islam and here is Why? (Part-33)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Effect on her Duties'About the effect of her embracing Islam on her work in a state where Muslims are not in the majority, she said:"Islam demands of us efficient and sincere application to duty and I...

Yes! I Converted to Islam and here is Why? (Part-32)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.How I entered Islam?Madame Fatima Mik Davidson is the Minister of State for Social Development and Local Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. In an interview given by her to the renowned Arabic Magazine...

Yes! I Converted to Islam and here is Why? (Part-31)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Why I embraced Islam?Shortly after I was born in 1934 it became a "fashion" in Germany to quit membership of the Church-Catholic or Protestant-and become "gottglaubig" which means believing in God but actually signifies rather the...

Yes! I Converted to Islam and here is Why? (Part-30)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.My allegiance to IslamI was born in a Tatar village in Russia, where my father, a Roman Catholic Pole and an exile from Poland, was a doctor.Both my parents died early, and I was brought up...

Yes! I Converted to Islam and here is Why? (Part-29)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Why is Islam my choice?Islam is the religion I have been seeking for since my school-days. My mind was dissatisfied all along with the Christian teachings till I was old enough to have independence of thought...

Yes! I Converted to Islam and here is Why? (Part-28)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Hope for the FutureWhen asked, about her last wish in her advanced age, she said, "All praise be to Allah! My husband, my children and myself, all have accepted Islam. We have performed Hajj and 'Umrah...

Yes! I Converted to Islam and here is Why? (Part-27)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.About childrenAfter this, she directed attention towards her children. She said, "I have only two daughters. 1 was apprehending difficulty about them, but I realised that after all we, too, had remained away from Islam for...

Yes! I Converted to Islam and here is Why? (Part-26)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.The desire for Truth intensifies"On reaching Korea," continued Ayesha, "I became all the more restless in my heart pinning to know the Truth. My inner voice was prompting me that there was one and only way...

Yes! I Converted to Islam and here is Why? (Part-25)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.An interview with 'Ayesha KimAyesha Kim belongs to Korea. She is a steadfast and resolute lady, soft at heart and strong of will. She had been struggling in search of Truth when the golden rays of...

Yes! I Converted to Islam and here is Why? (Part-24)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Why I embraced Islam'!The family in which I was born and grew up was, from the religious point of view, no different from the generality of British homes. My mother is a Christian but she doesn't...

Yes! I Converted to Islam and here is Why? (Part-23)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Islam my choice One day, my son with tears in his eyes said: 'I do not want to remain a Christian any longer; I want to be a Muslim; and you, too, my mother, should join...

Yes! I Converted to Islam and here is Why? (Part-22)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Why I accepted Islam?I will endeavour in this short article to outline briefly the circumstances which led to my finally embracing Islam, trusting that same may prove of some interest both to my Muslim and non-Muslim...

Yes! I Converted to Islam and here is Why? (Part-21)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Why did I become a Muslim? Deep down in the human soul there lurks the consciousness of the fact that there does exist the All-Mighty God. It is more or less dependent upon the circumstances of...

Yes! I Converted to Islam and here is Why? (Part-20)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.How was I committed to Islam?I was born in a German Christian family during the most ferocious part of Wodd War II, in Berlin, in 1943. My family moved first to Spain, during the same year,...

Yes! I Converted to Islam and here is Why? (Part-19)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Conversion to IslamIn my studies about Islam, I found out that Islam teaches the purest form of monotheism in the fullest sense of the word. God has no sharer and partner. He is the Creator, Cherisher,...

Yes! I Converted to Islam and here is Why? (Part-18)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.How I came to IslamAs a child I had won several prizes for proficiency in the Scriptures, but the more I learn of my religion the more sceptical became of it. At fourteen years of age...

Yes! I Converted to Islam and here is Why? (Part-17)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Why am I a Muslim?My early religious training was in the Christian faith. This, however, was a matter of birth, not of choice-our early religious training is generally in the faith of our parents. Later in...

Yes! I Converted to Islam and here is Why? (Part-16)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Why did I Embraced Islam?I was brought up in the religion of the Church of England, and hardly remember any time when Sunday was not English Sunday, a thing that is-or has become-almost an institution in...