Together, they cited information from. I was the only Muslim and only desi in my school. Additionally, the Quran original is written as beautiful poetry—something that's lost in translations. Make it an obligation on yourself to remain a sociable human being. Unfortunately, we have seen some converts do end up overseas working for terrorist organizations. See to browse the collections. Together, they cited information from.
Unique among the world's religions in the ease with which new members may join its ranks, Islam requires only a simple, sincere declaration of faith to become a Muslim. Maintain a sense of humility if you do gain a lot of knowledge, as there will always be someone who will be more knowledgeable than you. That is, Islam is the original, perfect state of being. Try staying polite to show your gratitude. There are a lot of good things that will happen to you and you are on the straight road to Jannah paradise.
You also get notifications, here and via email, whenever new posts are made. Be careful where you get your religious information from. Find a collection of hadith, such as Riyadh us-Saliheen, and read it often. Likewise, know that no shortage of anti-Islam critics exist to make you second-guess and doubt your decision. In a way, it was good because nowadays, when people make their identity as something, and publicly proclaim it, it's really hard to re-invent yourself or change because your prior identity holds you back. To become a legal member of the Muslim community, have witnesses present at your recitation.
If it is because of family, it is a little more difficult. This will increase your knowledge about Islam and will make you feel better. Take the time to scrutinize Islam yourself and understand its teachings and history in detail. Follow the Qur'an and Sunnah, and you won't go astray. Allow time for self-reflection, especially to think about your sins and to pray to Allah for forgiveness. I think it is extremely hard to change your sleeping side-I tried for so long!! Article Summary To be a good Muslim girl, pray 5 times every day and set aside time each day to read the Quran. Indeed, prayer prohibits immorality and wrongdoing, and the remembrance of Allah is greater.
It is beneficial to remind yourself that you are not the only Muslim on the planet and you share your religion with almost 2 billion people around the globe. This article has over 997,711 views, and 92% of readers who voted found it helpful. I could not believe that people could sleep through it. Then look again: Seest thou any flaw? Thus, worship is not restricted to the implementation of the five pillars of Islam, but also includes every aspect of life. If there are none available, try an online lecture or recording. If you make it a priority in your mind that you want to strive to be the best Muslim girl possible, you will achieve this goal without even realizing it! Whatever has happened is done. The struggle that we face, with such a radical change in lifestyle, is difficult and will take some time.
Your material success is fleeting, but Allah is eternal—keep your devotion in Allah whether you are successful or not. Attend lectures by Muslim girls. This also helps you to change your whole outlook on what is acceptable and what is not. Our goal as new Muslims is to worship Allah swt , not to add a Pakistani or Arab identity to our persona. If I used to like any non-Muslim vaguely, I would pray so desperately for Allah to guide them to Islam because I felt so sad that this person was going to burn in the Hellfire. Know what acts are compulsory known as 'wajib', such as prayer, fasting in Ramadhan, seeking Islamic knowledge, etc. Both males and females should keep body hair trimmed or removed.
You can't become a Muslim just by pronouncing the words—the oral recitation is a reflection of belief that's held in the heart. Also, be friendly because in Islam, a smile is a form of zakah. It's not required for every individual Muslims to say the prayers. For instance, if a Muslim dies, some of the Muslims in the community must get together to say funeral prayers. Make sure that you leave plenty of time for supplication dua after performing the obligatory prayers, as this is the way Muslims seek help from Allah. A second opinion is advisable, possibly from the Imam of your local mosque.
God's Word and God's Works should not ever conflict. You'll need to remove your rose-colored glasses for this one. If you are a Muslim female who feels that she has been lacking in her religious duties, it is not too late to turn that around, regardless of your age or what you have done. Second, have faith in Allah in all matters. Imams are chosen for their knowledge of Islamic scripture and their good character. Do not treat it like a fashionable accessory and ensure you are fully committed to wearing it every time you step out of your house and go out in public.
Although this may be hard initially, try and go to the masjid. I gradually got used to it. Islam rejects the notion that religion and science conflict. This daily reflection will help you to see where you are going wrong and make the necessary changes. Inshallah, he will but remember it all matters about your niyyah and if your niyyah isn't clean, then Allah will not accept your duas. No nail polish because it will affect your ablutions. Keep reading Qu'ran, go to hajj and think how happy you will be.
It does happen enough though that it should be a concern. I would usually find an empty room or stairwell and pray there. I always try to be the first to greet people, because that is better. Know that real love will bring you close to Allah and not away from Him! Some Muslims believe you can leave your face visible, while others believe it's required to cover it i. You are bound to give someone a refreshing view of Islam, which is what so many people are hungry for after seeing Islam in such a negative light in the media.