A German lady, with presence in the Razavi Holy Shrine, converted to Islam and adopted Shi’ism.
Hannah Neleh Reza, 25-year-old lady from Germany, in her first initiation to the Razavi Holy Shrine, converted to holy religion of Islam, and selected Shi’ism, and then after declaring her faith, chose ‘Zahra’ as her first name.
At the beginning of the meeting, which was held at the Non-Iranian Pilgrims Office of Astan Quds Razavi, Seyyed Javad Hashemi Nejad, offered explanations to the German lady about Islam, religion’s principles, way of declaring the faith, and to initiation to Shi’ism, and said, “Conversion to Islam, is a divine accomplishment and an informed decision, which is bestowed upon you.”
“In the current era, Western media are seeking to undermine the truths of religion, and with various tricks make endeavor to distort the truth of Islam” he said, stating that currently the enemies of Islam, struggle to fade this divine religion.
“The establishment belongs to non-Iranian pilgrims, and it is active in various religious, promotional and serving areas to the pilgrims of Ali ibn Musa al-Reza (A.S.)” Director of Non-Iranian Pilgrims of Astan Quds Razavi said.
“By studying Islamic books, I recognized Zahra as the best name, and I hope by looking up to Hazrat Zahra (S.A.), and resorting to the household of the Apostle of God (S.A.W.), I reach what the Almighty God demands me” Hannah Neleh Reza said at the meeting.
“The main reason for my interest in Islam, was reading about Imam Hussein (A.S.), familiarity with the event of Karbala, and the way of martyrdom of Imam Hussein (A.S.) and his companions. It has been a year, during which I unofficially have converted to Islam, but today, declaring my faith in the Razavi Holy Shrine, I believed my conversion to Islam and Shi’ism officially” she added.
“I feel, by presence in the Holy Shrine of Imam Reza (A.S.), a spiritual state, peace and a sense of love and friendship to the household of the Apostle of God (S.A.W.) is created within me” Hannah Neleh Reza expressed.
Stating that the holy Quran is the word of God, and no human being is capable of writing such a book, she said, “Among religions, Islam possesses the richest resources such as Quran, and the traditions of the household of the Apostle of God (S.A.W.).
It should be mentioned that cultural products, including books, Quran in German, and prayer veil and prayer rug, as a memorial, were awarded to the Newly-Muslim lady by the management of Non-Iranian Pilgrims of Astan Quds Razavi.