Two quick points in answer to your question:
The entire phrase "god worthy of worship" is an awkward translation of the single Arabic word "ilah." That's because there isn't an easy English cognate. Suppose you had a statement: "There is no car in the parking lot" but instead of it being framed that way it said instead "There is no 4-wheeled vehicle capable ...
Shahadaa is not just merely saying words or writing them. It's a matured decision to understand Islam whole heartedly without any compulsion and uttering those beautiful phrases. (Some people even say it out with tears of happiness).
Simply saying those phrases without meaning it from your heart doesn't revert anyone to Islam. But still, these words are ...
All Praise to Allah Subhanahu wa Taala and blessings of Him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions
Yeah these words are mentioned in Quran 48:29
مُّحَمَّدٌ رَّسُولُ اللَّـهِ ۚ وَالَّذِينَ مَعَهُ أَشِدَّاءُ عَلَى الْكُفَّارِ رُحَمَاءُ بَيْنَهُمْ ۖ تَرَاهُمْ رُكَّعًا سُجَّدًا
يَبْتَغُونَ فَضْلًا مِّنَ اللَّـهِ وَرِضْوَانًا ۖ ...
It is not a requirement for one who takes Al-Shahadatayn (testimony of faith) to have it witnessed, but it is preferred as a form of da'wah (invitation) to others to embrace Islam. There is no verse in the Qur'an or a hadith that stipulates a requirement of witness or any other form of proof or evidence related to the testimony of faith.
The five pillars of ...
To be a Muslim you need only to recite the **SHAHADA.**
No need to change your name.
No need to convert in front gawah or any other person.
Of course you can do them if you personally agree to that.
لا إله إلا الله محمد رسول الله
Regardless of whether or not your prior shahada was accepted, if you want to be a Muslim, then say the shahada.
It's normal for Muslims to say the shahada multiple times per day, e.g., when performing wudu (Sunan Ibn Majah) or when saying the tashahhud during prayer.
Whether or not Allah accepted your initial shahada (and ...
Whether or not he needs to, it won't hurt if he does it anyway. It's just a matter of saying two lines and meaning them in your heart. Tell him to say it anyway, just in case, although this isn't really a matter of "if he doesn't say it he's not a muslim".
The best he can do is repent to Allah (SWT), and InShaAllah he will be forgiven.
You inquired about a nice inquiry. Yeah, seemingly it has the ruling of Allah names (and his Rasul (Apostle)), then it could be compared with desecrate a paper which consists of Allah names. consequently we ought not to desecrate it even if we do not its country or brand.
No it doesn't! Islam is monotheistic and believes in only one supreme all-encompassing God. The Shahada, especially when read in original Arabic clearly does never say that there are other gods apart from Allah albeit unworthy of worship.
However the wisdom behind translating it as the above is intended to highlight the full implications of Shahada which ...
No, if you were born to Muslim parents or if you are a revert having said your shahada in the past, then you don't have to do so because you are already a Muslim. You should only repent and ask Allah for forgiveness and start doing your religious obligations while also compensating for your missed obligations according to the fatwas of the religious scholars ...
Yes it's true as you said the shaheed are alive they are not die but at this same time they have no connection to the world they are alive in our golden words and his wife who is now a widow she can marry any one else like as every other women's do after completing her eddat according to the Islamic calendar.
You have asked a question that affords no straightforward answer.
In a way, the answer would be no, it isn't necessary for a person to have complete faith before entering Islam, which is by formally reciting the Shahadaah. However, a more important thing to bear in mind is that the new Muslim does not have any mala fide intent while doing so, and that he ...
The definition of the shahādatayn (the two testimonies of Islam) as explained by Al-Hāzimi comprised of three affirmations and one negation:
Understand the meaning of the testimonies
Refrain from saying or doing what violates or breaks either testimony.
So the definition of shahāda 'amaliyya is line 3.
In his book about ...
First of all calling it "the shahada" is strictly speaking wrong, as these are two shahadat and they are called a-shahadatayn الشهادتين or a-Shahadatan الشهادتان (depending on grammatical circumstances, for example the later would apply in the Beginning of a sentence) in Arabic. Arabic has a dual plural ( a plural for two people).
So you need to testify two ...
All perfect praise be to Allah
Basically, shahadah is a way to get a person's consent on whether or not he believes in these 2 things.
Both of these kalamas can be found in books of ahadees as complete one sentence quoted. For reference, people usually call لا إله إلا الله محمد رسول الله first kalma and أَشْهَدُ أَنْ لاَ إِلَهَ إِلاَّ اللَّهُ وَأَشْهَدُ ...
Tabraze Azam at SeekersHub addressed this exact problem:
...I struggle with words as my my heart wavers. I think this happened when i was reading about the essentials of
becoming a Muslim. A person is a Muslim ONLY if he says this and
believes in the heart with conviction without a single doubt otherwise
he is a non Muslim. Reading that scared me....
The imam and before that -apparently- the audience is saying: "Takbeer"=saying Allahu Akbar الله أكبر. Takbeer or takbir التكبير in this -the religious- context means saying Allah is great in general.
. While in the linguistic context it my refer to expansion, blowing up or amplification.
The intention for this is to praise Allah! As he guided a former ...
Before we categorize people, you have to know that Islam as a belief existed from the first day humans were created. It didn't come with Prophet (PBUH). Every messenger came with that same exact message. Believe in the oneness of God and follow his commands. The commands changed a little bit from Prophet to Prophet but the belief message was the same. This ...
Shahada and shaheed come from the same root شهـد. This becomes شهـادة for shahada, and شهـيد for shaheed. Like most Arabic roots, شهـد has many meanings, which could easily fill an entire page. Some examples from Hans Wehr (p.571) include witness, experience, testify, acknowledge, inspect, view, and as you observed, to die as a martyr. Only the founding ...
Saying the Shahadah (i.e., testifying) is a must in order to officially become Muslim.
The Prophet (ﷺ) said:
(The superstructure of) al-Islam is raised on five (pillars), testifying (the fact) that there is no god but Allah, that Muhammad is His bondsman and messenger, and the establishment of prayer, payment of Zakat, Pilgrimage to the House (Ka'ba) and ...
In the described situation, the person has performed all the physical actions required to become a Muslim. Another Muslim would ordinarily accept this person as a Muslim. Beyond that, it's impossible to be sure; it depends on the individuals heart, and is up to Allah.
It is plausible that not wanting to accept Islam (depending on what that means) is ...
Imam Al-Bayhaqi compiled a 7 volume book called Dala'il al-Nubuwwah (The proofs of Prophethood), in which he listed many miracles of Muhammad (SAW). So if this story is authentic then you have a good chance of finding it there: http://waqfeya.com/book.php?bid=1440
In volume 6, page 50-57 he lists some events involving resurrection of the dead, however ...
Any language a person utters the shahadah in his Islam will be accepted as long as seven conditions are fulfilled
knowledge of whats he saying he know it means none has the right to be worshipped except Allah and the prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم is the messenger of Allah.
certainty meaning he believes 100% in what he is saying is the truth.
Saying shahadah is the first and essential step towards Islam and once you did you are true muslim. But you have to know its meaning which imply that we are all slaves for Allah. We have to follow his commands as much as possible and stop doing anything haram. If we didn't do that at any time, wehave to repent and go again to the right way.
All Praise to Allah Subhanahu wa Taala and blessings of Him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions,
The example you stated refers to the Hypocrisy "Nifaq" or people as Munafiqun
Of the people there are some who say: "We believe in Allah and the
Last Day;" but they do not (really) believe. (Surah Al-Baqara, 8)
When they meet ...
First thing we have to establish is that Allah is the best of judges and full of mercy.
Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him,
said, “Allah had once forgiven a prostitute. She passed by a dog
panting near a well. Seeing that thirst had nearly killed him, she
took off her shoe, tied it to her scarf, and drew up some water....
In Islam there are three way to do anything
The best way (The way of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)).
The thing you can do but it want have any sawab or saza in it.
The haram way. if you will perform it you will get punished unless you toba.
now what you are asking is the best way to convert but if you don't convert in front gawah you still be a Muslim.
One doesn't say Shahada, one believes in Shahada.
SO, if one remains a Muslim, it is understood that he still believes in Shahada. But anyways, you say that in each and every prayer of your Salah.
May the creator guide us all.