A young Romanian woman has converted to Islam at the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS) on the eve of Ghadir Khumm Eid.
Ghadir Khumm refers to a place in which the Prophet (pbuh) of Islam delivered a sermon shortly before his demise, introducing Ali ibn Abi Talib (AS) as his successor.
Elaborating on her decision, Angela said: “The starting point of my decision was my last trip to Mashhad three years ago when I become interested in Islam and began to research on it.”
“I made holy Quran as the base and source of my researches since then,” the newly converted Muslim lady added.
Referring to the process of her familiarity with the Holy Book, Angela stated that she read the translation of Quran at the beginning, but when she could learn its language she continued in Arabic. “I was attracted by the melody of the Book’s verses as well as its deep meanings.”
“Since Imam Reza (AS) holy shrine was the place where my interest began to rise, and as Imam Reza (AS) has always had a special favor toward me, I decided to have my official conversion in Razavi shrine”, Angela said.
The Romanian woman introduced Islam as a pure and rich culture and expressed her happiness over her acquaintance with the new religion.
The ceremony, arranged by the Astan Quds Razavi’s Deputy Office for Non-Iranian Pilgrims’ Affairs, came to its end after offering conversion certificate and some cultural and spiritual gifts to the newly converted Romanian lady.