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Is It Permissible to Add the Mention of Jesus to the Testimony of Faith When Becoming a Muslim?

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaykum, Through the years I heard believers take the shahada by saying: “Ashhadu an la ilaha il Allah wa ashhadu Ana Isa rasul Allah wa ashhadu Ana Mohamadan rasul Allah”. (I testify that there is no god but God and that Jesus is His messenger and that Muhammad […]

Misgivings Regarding Apostasy and How to Deal with Them

Answered by Dr Asim Yusuf Question: Alhamdulillah, I have been  through a lot of  hardship. I have been a Muslim Alhamdulillah for 8-9 years, because I wanted to accept the Islamic beliefs because I felt different and my heart found it to be from common sense to accept it. My heart says about the Islamic […]

Uncertainty Regarding the Validity of Ghusl and My Testimony of Faith (Shahada)

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I am really confused about how to perform ghusl and wudu. I spend almost an hour on both of these. I especially dread making ghusl because I know it will take me a long time and even afterwards I feel so unsure that I end up not praying. I […]

Making Up Missed Prayers: I Believed but Did Not Utter the Testimony of Faith

Answered by Sidi Salman Younas Question: I converted to Islam about a year and a half ago. However, I have been studying Islam for years, and I knew I wanted to become a Muslim for a while. Since I was living with my parents earlier and they absolutely forbade me from converting, I did not […]