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I am a revert to Islam from Hinduism. Married a Hindu girl due to family pressure and also foolishly thinking that I would be able to revert her to Islam, she did not... and the marriage ended up in a divorce.

Now ready to oppose all my family members and marry a Muslim girl. I am in talks with a nice Muslim family.

I am the only son to my parents who are still Hindus, if my father dies before me, I would have to perform the Hindu rituals. Will try to pass on the responsibility to other family members, but when the moment comes am not sure how the events will unfold. Emotions could run high within the family, there could be pandemonium and chaos.

Told the situation to the members of the Muslim family with whom I am in talks with. They are not ready to accept this, which is very understandable from their point of view.

If at all I do such an ritual, what is Islams stand on that, I do feel though in my heart that Allah will understand because my parents have done so much for me, trying their best to make me a good human being.


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BRIEF BIO Shaikh Shafayat was born, in Trinidad, West Indies, where he attended College etc.. Due to his multi-faith and cultural upbringing, he was awarded a scholarship to become a Christian Minister. In 1975 he went to India to study Islam and became the first student from the Caribbean and North America to have enrolled in Darul Uloom Deoband, which is the largest and oldest Islamic Institute in India. In addition to graduating as a Qaari and Islamic Scholar, he also did a course in Journalism and established the Al Hikmat Muslim Magazine, plus he produced many television and radio programs in Trinidad and Florida USA. In 1983 he founded the National Muslim Sports League of Trinidad and Tobago, which established the Islamic Home for Children. He is the Founder/Principal of Darul Uloom Institute in Pembroke Pines Florida and the first Muslim to become President of the Interfaith Council of South Florida in the year 2002. He organized and conducted many Christian / Muslim / Jewish Dialogues in Churches, Synagogues and Islamic Centers in the U.S.A.. Shaikh Shafayat was the first Muslim to represent Islam at a Florida State Faith Summit, held at the Capitol Building with Gov. Jeb Bush in the year 2000. He is a recipient of the Silver Medallion Award from NCCJ (a national interfaith organization) and a recipient of the Peacemaker Award from St. Thomas University in Miami. For many years he lectured on Islam and terrorism to Pembroke Pines Police of South Florida and other Law Enforcement Officers. He lectures throughout the U.S.A. and worldwide on Islam, Interfaith Issues and Cultural Diversity.

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