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Typical Italian Girl Finds Peace in Islam

Reality: Returning Back to the Truth   Caught between a world of enjoyment and acceptance and a world of truth and reality, I found myself booking a flight to Italy. I had to get away from it all. I was a bar tender in a popular Italian cafe and spent ...

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A Revert Struggle With Racism

American Shia convert becomes victim of Islamophobia   Westfield, North Carolina By Shia News September 11, 2001 changed the lives of thousands of people. This is the story of Kalil Malek Rafi Muhammad, a black American Shia convert who is a Vietnam veteran. Kalil lives in Westfield, North Carolina. Recurrent ...

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Sheikh Ahmed Amin al-Antaki

Sheikh Ahmed Amin al-Antaki Sheikh Ahmed al-Antaki’s birth and upbringing The full name of Sheikh al-Antaki is Ahmed son of Yousif son of Ali son of Qanbar al-Haza . Sheikh al-Antaki was born in a village called ‘Ensow’ on the outskirts of Antakia. The village of Ensow comprises of two ...

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A Journey to Islam

My Journey to Islam By Sr. Fatima Bism Allah Al-Rahman Al-Rahem Al-Salaam Alaikom I was born in Canada into a nonreligious family, so I never knew or understood anything about God or who he really was. Growing up I went to a Catholic school and they do not really talk ...

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A Leap of Faith, Abu Hadi

My journey toward Islam started out about 30 blocks from the Pacific ocean in Long Beach, California. My parents divorced when I was 4 years old and , shortly after, my father moved to another city and left me, my twin brother and my younger sister alone to be raised ...

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Islam Vs Terrorism

“In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent the most Merciful” “Islam” a religion of tolerance, peace, humanity, respect & justice has been given a bad name by an ignorant & misguided Muslim group against the teaching of the Holy Qur’an they know well. We as Muslims must make Justice ...

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A Reverted Muslim from Czechoslovakia

Zuzana, a reverted Muslim from Czechoslovakia   My name is Zuzana. I was born in  1977 in communist Czechoslovakia. I think both of my parents were baptized, but because of strong influence of communism in our country which opposed (any) religion, they never talked about their belief, my mother doesn‘t ...

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Interesting Islamic Books

Interesting Islamic Books ________________________________________ •Sahif Alawiya, collection of duas •Then I was guided •Books on the History of the Prophets •Kitab al-Kafi •Mishkat ul-Anwar Fi Ghurar al-Akhbar, by Shaykh Tabarsi •The Treatise On Rights, Imam Sajjad as.gif •ISLAMIC GOVERNMENT by Imam Khomeini. •The beliefs of Shia Imamiyyah, By Shaykh al-Saduq ...

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Concept of the Human Body in Islam

Islam emphasizes respect for the body as a gift from Allah; a Muslim does not assume absolute “ownership” of his or her body, but only cares for it as a precious gift while he/she lives, until it is returned to its Creator upon death. Muslims are required to take good ...

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Cleanliness and Hygiene in the Family Structure

Jabir, the son of Abdullah Ansari has been narrated as saying: The Prophet (P.B.U.H&H.P) saw a man with badly disheveled hair. He asked him: Did he not find anything to comb his hair with? He saw another person with filthy clothes. He shouted: Did he not find any water to ...

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