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The Rohingya Don’t Need Our Volun-Tourism, by Rahima Begum

In times of human devastation and horror, like the situation faced by the Rohingya community in Myanmar, it is absolutely vital that our compassion translates to effective solutions and not just volun-tourism, writes Rahima Begum. It’s crucial that what we do is also useful, directed and managed properly and comes with the right intention and […]

Muslim Convert from Buddhism: How fast can a prayer be answered?

Yuanxin from China used to be a Buddhist but Buddhism was not what she turned to when she had a health crisis. She eventually converted to Islam when she was 35 years old, and it was a simple prayer that changed her course. Watch on to learn more about Yuanxin’s conversion to Islam on OvercomeTV. If […]

Is It Permissible to Marry a Buddhist Woman?

Answered by Ustadh Shuaib Ally Question: As salam alaikum, Are interfaith marriages with hindus or buddhists permissible? Answer: wa `alaykum assalam Scholars generally hold it permissible, with some conditions, for Muslim males to marry women who are considered ‘people of the book’ (Jews and Christians). This is based on the verse: “[Also lawful] are chaste, […]