JNN 18 Apr 2013 : A Lot of Non Muslim Women are converting to Shia Sect of Islam , as they feel it is more close to the Principals of Nature and every law which it narrates have some logic behind it , and nothing is fictitious , and especially the Role Models of the Shia Sect which are Ahlul Bayt are answer to all the Problems ,a person can face Here in after .
Miss Berger who was born in Germany in 1991 and is currently a highly successful student in Britain converted to Shia Islam in presence of Ayatollah Rohani.
At the start of the simple ceremony, the German lady explained about her research into Islam and then Ayatollah Rohani pointed to Islam as the only true religion of God and stressed the responsibilities of being a Muslim researcher to the young convert.
She then said the Shahadah (statement of faith) and converted to Islam choosing the name Husna her Islamic name.
Husna expressed her concern regarding the lack of Shia books and said that most of Islamic references are from the Sunni or Turkish sources.
She also mentioned that the translation of Ayatollah Rohani’s book about Imam Husain (AS) drew her attention to Islam.
According to our correspondent , Japanese female doctor converted from Buddhist to Shia Sect of Islam in presence of Ayatollah Serfi Pour, the Friday prayer leader of Lahijan, in Iran On 17th April 2013.
Dr. Fusaco Kunishi, 29-year old, lives in Japan and is a pharmacist.
The Buddhist lady interested in Islam after living with a Shia family in Japan. Her deep studying about Islam led her to choose Islam.
She then said the Shahadah (statement of faith) and converted to Islam in presence of Lahijan Friday prayer leader and choose Fatima as her Islamic name.
At the end, Friday prayer of Lahijan, Ayatollah Mohammad Taqi Serfi Pour congratulated her as a person who came out from darkness to light.
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