This I Believe
I believe in praying. No matter what religion or belief because even if you do not think there is a God who cares about you, you can at least speak your mind and think upon yourself. You can ask and look through the questions on your mind and get the answers. You can look through your words and actions and think of how you can correct yourself. you can have the chance to be yourself…I...
Q: Why did you change religions?
Tuljapurkar: I have always believed in reasoning and logic and having said that I also am a man who has faith in a certain force guiding us through onto a better path regardless of what path we tread. The one and the only previous religion I followed believed in the existence of multiple gods and I abided by the faith not because I had experienced the wonders of that religion but because my parents and the social environment that I lived in at that point in time required me to do so. When I lived away from my family and that environment, my faith was put to test (academic stress, monetary issues and the like being one of the few examples) and I tried abiding by those same values taught to me and I was not content with what it had to offer me. I requested a Muslim friend to just pray with me one time and one time only. She accepted my request humbly and after that prayer I felt at peace, the feeling of peace I had never experienced before. Reason and logic prevailed as my faith grew stronger, a combination that I was looking for, for quite some time. I did not hesitate one bit to change my belief system that revolved around the existence of one god(Allah) . I knew that Islam was the right way for me.
Islam, Christianity, and Judaism →
Rereading the history, Islam is not much different from Judaism or Christianity. They all believe that there is only one God, they just have different names for him and the same goes for their sacred text. They all believe in angels and demons and include many of the same names for people before Mohammed or Jesus, one being Abraham or Adam and Eve. Christianity is also broken up into different...
Truly, to a happy state shall attain the believers: those who humble...– Qur’an 23:1-4
New to Islam →
To any one new to this religion and looking for the simple questions, check this out… it’s may cure ignorance.
Q: Do you feel that Praying is important to a religion?
Amira: Yes, I feel that prayer is very important in religion. This is the way to become connected to Allah. There is a certain feeling when you prostrate in front of your Lord, that you never feel except in that moment.
Sara: Praying is very important in a religion. To believe in something is one thing and to actually practice that belief is another. And to me praying is one of the best ways to impose that belief to yourself more than anyone else. And the way i see it praying only makes you closer to God and it will always help you to be more attached to your religion.
Tuljapurkar: Praying is a part and parcel of any religion. The feel of being at peace, being in harmony with your surroundings , the oneness with God and how it affects what you do in a day’s time has a lot to do with praying.