There is no God but, Allah, and
Mohammad is the Messenger of Allah
Islamic new year on the 1st of Muharram (ie started on 15th October 2015).
Muslims do not celebrate nor congratulate each other on the start of the Islamic
New year. However Muslims fast on the 9th and 10th of Muharam. The 10th will be
the day of Ashoorah (ie Saturday 24th October 2015)The reason why we
fast on these days is explained in the following article...
Muharaam and fasting on the day of Ashoora
Assalaamu Alaykum (peace be upon you)
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Islam.
"This day, I have perfected your religion for you, completed My favour upon you, and have chosen for you Islam as your religion" [Quran 5:3)
Allah gave this favour to the whole of humanity. Therefore any one can become a Muslim no matter what his/her race, language or colour is. No matter whether they are single, married, divorced or a child.
All sins committed before coming to Islam are forgiven. One who converts to Islam is totally reborn and starts with a clean record.
This site is designed to be a clear and easy to understand guide for those who want to become Muslim and those who converted to
Islam. Helping you adjust to your new life, deal with day to day issues and help you to reach your full Muslim potential. To be the best Muslim you can be.
In order to understand what Islam is, a person should first know the heart of what Islamic belief is. Only then can you appreciate the Do's and Do Not's in Islam. For this reason we have now included a separate section to cater for the needs of our Non Muslims visitors to the site on the following link muslimconverts.com/islam
The five time prayers (called salah in Arabic or namaz in Urdu and Turkish ) become obligatory from the moment a person embraces Islam.
After Converting and performing the purifications . The first thing that a New Muslim should do is Learn how to pray and perform it.
Books and videos you may come across which say how to prayer for beginners teach the advanced level prayer rather than that which is suitable for beginner prayers. This leads to New Muslims being unable to pray for 6-12 months and feeling overwhelmed. With prayer guides on this site you should be able to learn to pray within a few hours if you make a great deal of effort.
The following is a collection of enlightening, heart-warming and inspiring convert stories. These new Muslims come from a variety of backgrounds. They come from around the globe and include intellectuals, scientists, priests and artists. Some are young and some are old. Some are male and some are female
"Islam is the first religion that made sense to me." says said Abdal Malik Rezeski of Dallas son of a Jewish father and a Christian mother.
"When I was a Christian, I never understood why Jesus had to die for my sins. I mean, they're my sins" Jennifer Harell ex Methodist youth Minister.
Journey from Atheism - Islam had a logic to it that she couldn't resist
I grew up thinking religion was ridiculous. I didn't believe in God. I had no idea how the universe was created and, frankly, didn't care." said Karen Meek, 33, of Lewisville She said Islam had a logic to it that she couldn't resist