Asak Is it compulsory to inform his family members that he had accepted islam.
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Asak Is it
compulsory to inform his family members that he had accepted islam. i want to
know if someone accepted islam the person should do the kathna, give the
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Revert announce and circumcission
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Your Question: Is it compulsory to inform his family members that he had accepted islam.
Acceptance to the faith of Islam is the condition of ones heart, and a matter strictly between an individual and their Lord Creator; and there is absolutely no obligation or requirement for one who wishes to revert to Islam to publicly announce their reversion, or even announce it to their family, etc..if one fears harm or does not wish to do so.
Your Question: i want to know if someone accepted islam the person should do the kathna,
Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 7.777 Narrated by Abu Huraira
Allah's Messenger (saws) said, "Five practices are characteristics of the Fitra (nature): shaving the pubic region, removing the hair under the arms, clipping the nails, and circumcision and cutting the moustaches short (for men)."
Circumcision is not considered an obligatory duty in Islam, but rather a voluntary act and a preferred Sunnah of the Messenger of Allah (saws); thus if one reverts to Islam at an advanced age and chooses to perform circumcision, it would be best and closest to the Sunnah; but if for any reason one chooses not to perform circumcision, there would be no blame or sin upon him.
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