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    Assalam-o-alikum brother Raphael,
    Congratualtions to you on becoming a Muslim. may Allah (SWT) give youi lots and lots of rewards in this life and also in the next Ameen.

    You are right that you can take the vow of Shahada alone with only Akllah (SWT) as the witness. One can accept Islam secretly and can practice it secretly if there is threat or any kind of danger of persecution etc. But it is recommended that one should announce his or her reversion in public as by doing that one will know other Muslims and other Muslims will then know that person.

    Welcome again dear brother.
    Wassalam.
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    What a happy news ! Congratulations brother :)
    Welcome to Islam ^_^
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    Allah-ho-Akbar !
    WELCOME ... Welcome my dear brother to Islam.

    Soooo happy to see that post. May Allah (SWT) help you and continue to guide you towards His good pleasure and grant you highest of Paradise in the hereafter. Ameen.

    But as Allah has said, he also tests people. So be ready to face the trials. InshaAllah you will be successful.

    See you around brother Raphael.
    Wassalam.
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    Assalamu allaicum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuhu

    Brother you are now a believer.
    Allah subhanahu wa taala tests every believer.
    So we always pray to Him to give us easy tests.

    Wa alaikumassalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu
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    I anounced it to my family and friends and they willingly accepted my conversion. Indeed I wish I could meet Muslims, may it be here or in my community. As I live in a small town there are very few chances that Muslims are living around here. That's why I hope to move to a bigger city like Montréal (Québec, Canada) in the next months.
    Thank you for sharing
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    Thank you for the congrats! My life has already taken a new meaning during these two last weeks since I converted myself to Islam
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    These are words of wisdom. I know that the way to Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala is not always a straight one but I hope I can answer to his call faithfully
    Inch'Allah
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    Likewise I started making Salah five times a day. I know I may be a begginner but I pray with all my heart. For many of us everyday is a trial until the hereafter arrives and I hope to become a better person everyday.
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    Inshallah brother
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    Assalamu Aleykum Brother Raphael. As everyone has said, yes the Salah should be in Arabic. Most Muslims in the world do not speak or know Arabic, but they all make Salah in Arabic. Focus on memorizing the prayers and some versus from the Quran to say during Salah. In time you will learn the English meaning with the Arabic, or better yet even learn Arabic inshallah. It is nice to know the Arabic but just repeating the words is sufficient and fulfills this duty, you just don't get the extra benefit of feeling the words in your heart as you recite. I do not know Arabic yet, so when I make Salah I say in Arabic but think of the meaning in English.

    Also, you should go to the Mosque and make sure to do Shahadah with a couple witnesses, this is the traditional way to do it. And they can also help you inshallah with how to pray, make wudu, and other things. It is very good to learn by yourself, but it is easy to make mistakes this way so always good to double check whatever you learn with someone more knowledgeable inshallah. Since you are new it is very important you develop a good foundation and principles in the Din.

    If you have any questions about Islam or anything, please feel free to contact me.

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    Here are links for Surah Alfatiha , by different reciters , you can hear them and repeat :



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    Welcome again my brother to Islam.

    I gathered following information regarding Muslims and Canada which may interest you.

    About 3.2% of the total population of Canada is Muslim making them second largest religion after Christianity and has became the fastest growing religion in Canada. 5% of all the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) population is Muslim, making GTA the highest concentration of Muslims in any city in North America.

    These are some of the organizations you may want to check out:
    http://www.macnet.ca
    http://thep4e.com
    http://www.seekershub.com/
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    Quite beautifull brother
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    Thank you for taking the time to share me these websites and these statistics. I feel inspired by those who take the vow of shahada in Canada and the world.
    Salam
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    brother no need to ofer prayer in english it wil take u only few days to memorize few verses of quran nd duas of prayer till u can only perform actions
    visit masjid u wil learn withn days
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    some important thngs in Islam r:
    Offer prayer
    help , respect , love ur parents , ur wife and ur sisters
    respect evry1 nd do not do wrong to any1
    dont lie
    help ur relatives nd poor
    seek help from Allah only but u can ask help frm others wat is in there hands like u can ask for a glass of water to any1
    u can visit quranenglish.com or islamweb.net
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    nice website
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    I try to be an upright man everyday and the words of the Quran help me everyday
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