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Was Michael Jackson a Muslim?

By July 2, 2009

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Like many aspects of singer Michael Jackson's life, his religious faith remains a mystery. Rumors are that he had embraced Islam this past November, with others declaring that these reports are invalid. Jackson's family has not yet announced funeral and burial arrangements, but there is speculation that Jackson might be buried in accordance with Islamic tradition.

There are some clues that perhaps Michael Jackson had indeed embraced Islam:

  • His older brother, Jermaine, has been a Muslim for the past 20 years and has spoken publicly about his faith. He reportedly talked to his brother about Islam and was hoping that he might convert. When announcing his brother's death, Jermaine commented, "May Allah be with you, Michael, always."
  • In 2005-06, Jackson spent nearly a year living in the Muslim country of Bahrain.
  • In November 2008, several news agencies reported that Michael Jackson had embraced Islam in a brief ceremony in Los Angeles. Both the Telegraph and NY Post tabloids ran stories about the conversion.
However, there are also signs that perhaps these assumptions are misleading. Several Muslims who were reported to be present or involved in Jackson's conversion process have recently made statements indicating that they did not attend any conversion ceremony, and indeed had never even met the singer.

The Canadian Muslim singer Dawud Wharnsby Ali posted on his blog the following clarification: "Though our professional circles did cross-over slightly with various common professional acquaintances - I never had the honour or pleasure of meeting Michael Jackson personally, nor did we ever correspond on matters of our professions, personal lives or faiths."

Singer Yusuf Islam (aka Cat Stevens) also posted a statement: "Contrary to persistent press rumours, I was not at any kind of conversion ceremony for Michael Jackson."

In the end, only God knows the intentions of people's hearts, and He Alone is the One to judge.

Jackson's family has taken his body to a private funeral home, are awaiting an independent autopsy, and arrangements for his burial are confidential at this time. Michael Jackson's recently-released will, dated in 2002, does not mention any burial wishes. If the family believes that Jackson was indeed a Muslim, then he would presumably be buried in an Islamic burial ceremony (janazah). Such plans are not known or announced at this time.

Photo: Michael Jackson at a 1983 awards ceremony in London (Dave Hogan/Getty Images)

Comments
July 4, 2009 at 5:30 am
(1) kamaludeen (AL-IHSANI) says:

assalamu alikum
Michael jackson is not a muslim as been is a what is islamic name?

July 4, 2009 at 2:17 pm
(2) BASHIR BELLO says:

Please, the entire Muslim world is at lost whether to mourn or otherwise, the legendary music icon Michael Jackson for we are at lost over his purported conversion to Islam. We seek your clarifications in this regard to know whether to pray for his soul

July 4, 2009 at 3:02 pm
(3) isha ali says:

i dont think that we should pray for him. if he had embraced islam then should have declare it but he didnt because may be he wasnt serious about it. so michael jackson was what he showed himself infront of us.

July 5, 2009 at 2:29 pm
(4) richard fusilier says:

I believe Michael Jackson was indeed as muslim like Obama is, as much as he can be with his biases. I also think that M.J. was about 56 to 61 years of age when he passed. At the date of birth given, he was already at least 5, and utilized by Joe Jackson with the ‘Jackson 5′.

July 5, 2009 at 7:38 pm
(5) hawk says:

He is a muslim because he kept his name mekael,
and his brother said that he converted to islam.. so if his brother is saying, we are the third party…if someone dosnot believe he is a muslim its his own problem…

July 5, 2009 at 9:33 pm
(6) Rebekka says:

Richard you are truly IGNORANT>>>>>>>nt.

July 5, 2009 at 9:41 pm
(7) IknowWhatUdidNotKnow says:

Yes He did become one. Case Closed.

July 6, 2009 at 7:20 am
(8) ibrahim aliyu abawa says:

i believe jermaine jackson is alive to break the doubt sorrounding his brother’s faith, because he was more closer to him than any family memeber. thank you.

July 6, 2009 at 1:02 pm
(9) Kamaluddeen Dahiru says:

I agree with you Ibrahim Aliyu it is true that Jammiee is alive to let us know the truth but nothing like what others are saying… and we hope he willl come out and clarify this issue as we muslims want to know his stand so that we will pray for him…. but all the same if we said may AllAH bless all the Muslims who has died with his rahama I think it is quite enogh for Mekael J. to be bless if he is indeed a muslim. Allah is the all knower and the forgiver may Allah forgive our Muslims that died and include even us that we are alive today to witness his burial.

July 6, 2009 at 2:32 pm
(10) Albatol Network says:

Alsalam Alikum
i dont think so he was a muslim its that crazy media which uses special advertizement once they say Bill Gates is converted to islam than Michael Jackson is muslim but honestly have anyone seen them practice islam or praying or even changed their name? the answer is NO or you can give me an answer!
thank you

July 7, 2009 at 5:04 pm
(11) Samirah says:

Ok, first for all, for all of those who have said that we shouldn’t pray for him..( ISHA ALI)..please!!!!!!!!!!!!! Forget Islam for a second, he WAS the number one entertainer. He WAS a legend. He WAS and STILL is the king of pop. Have some respect, it doesn’t matter if he was a jew, christian or muslim. AT THE END OF THE DAY, WE ARE ALL PEOPLE, BROUGHT ON EARTH, NONE OF US BORN A MUSLIM, JEW OR CHRISTIAN. IT IS USE WHO DECIDE. We have all been put on this earth as individuals. What he believed in was none of our business…if he was muslim, good. If he was a jew, good. If he was a Christian.. Good! His life, his choice.

Albatol Network – you do NOT have to show that you are muslim. you don’t show people you are practicing, you do it for YOURSELF and GOD. Not for others to view. You are doing it for God, Allah, Buddha,, whoever, not for others. It’s not a fashion contest.

Kamaluddeen Dahiru – you want to know whether he was a muslim or not so that you know whether to pray for him? LOL.. so, if he wasn’t a muslim, then you wouldn’t?? Please, that is very narrow minded… it doesn’t matter what religion you are… these religions exist because God created them..

SO what, only God, MJ and his family know whether he converted or not. Ok as his fans we want to know… BUT. seriously people. A legend died.

The memorial service shown on CNN was a service by his friends and fans. He is to have a private burial amongst family.. let him lie, whether he be a muslim, jew or christian. He was an extremely good person at heart. He was loving, caring, giving, and the rest. That is what matters. What’s the point of being a muslim, jew, christian and practicing but being a hypocrite and talking and doing miss deeds?

I am muslim.. and may GOD let Michael rest in peace. He is in a better place.

If you disagree, please feel free to message me. I am not looking for an argument. I just disagree with people who say that you have to be muslim, jew, christian in order to go to heaven.. thats bull.. its the person you are, how you are and what you do that counts.

God bless & Salaam.

July 7, 2009 at 5:05 pm
(12) Samirah says:

Ok, first for all, for all of those who have said that we shouldn’t pray for him..( ISHA ALI)..please!!!!!!!!!!!!! Forget Islam for a second, he WAS the number one entertainer. He WAS a legend. He WAS and STILL is the king of pop. Have some respect, it doesn’t matter if he was a jew, christian or muslim. AT THE END OF THE DAY, WE ARE ALL PEOPLE, BROUGHT ON EARTH, NONE OF US BORN A MUSLIM, JEW OR CHRISTIAN. IT IS USE WHO DECIDE. We have all been put on this earth as individuals. What he believed in was none of our business…if he was muslim, good. If he was a jew, good. If he was a Christian.. Good! His life, his choice.

Albatol Network – you do NOT have to show that you are muslim. you don’t show people you are practicing, you do it for YOURSELF and GOD. Not for others to view. You are doing it for God, Allah, Buddha,, whoever, not for others. It’s not a fashion contest.

Kamaluddeen Dahiru – you want to know whether he was a muslim or not so that you know whether to pray for him? LOL.. so, if he wasn’t a muslim, then you wouldn’t?? Please, that is very narrow minded… it doesn’t matter what religion you are… these religions exist because God created them..

SO what, only God, MJ and his family know whether he converted or not. Ok as his fans we want to know… BUT. seriously people. A legend died.

The memorial service shown on CNN was a service by his friends and fans. He is to have a private burial amongst family.. let him lie, whether he be a muslim, jew or christian. He was an extremely good person at heart. He was loving, caring, giving, and the rest. That is what matters. What’s the point of being a muslim, jew, christian and practicing but being a hypocrite and talking and doing miss deeds?

I am muslim.. and may GOD let Michael rest in peace. He is in a better place.

If you disagree, please feel free to message me. I am not looking for an argument. I just disagree with people who say that you have to be muslim, jew, christian in order to go to heaven.. thats bull.. its the person you are, how you are and what you do that counts.

July 7, 2009 at 7:58 pm
(13) kabe says:

after viewing the memorial and hearing the songs about Jesus (soon and very soon we are going to see the King and Jesus is love) it seemed to be a decidedly Christian memorial without a hint of Islam about it.

July 8, 2009 at 2:01 am
(14) Waqas Lone says:

@Samirah:
Whatever you said is just so fantastic but i dont believe that any non-muslim will go to heaven considering even they did absolutely great things for mankind. All such people had vision, thoughts and everything a thoughtful human needs, If they couldn’t realize and seek the real GOD, they dont deserve to be in heaven at all….
If this universal system was being run under the very same concept which you discussed then where is the need for a religion? why Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) bear so much pain in persuading people to convert to the true religion ISLAM and to know the true GOD ALLAH!!!!
The prophet should have only asked and persuaded people to do right things instead, regardless of whoever they worship.
But Allah has bestowed everyone with a brain to think and nature to explore truth, so why shouldn’t people try themselves and find the true GOD????
and of course this is not an argument but an exchange of perception and knowledge!

July 8, 2009 at 3:00 am
(15) marium nasir says:

listen everybody, though last night’s funeral was nt islamic that doesnt means that jackson might nt have accepted islam… he is dead… he could nt have waken up n ask his strong believer in jehovah’s witness mum to have a proper islamic funeral 4 him. as his bro is concerned , he does nt have power over his parents n sibblings, so he cudnt have persuaded them… bt i do hope that he will have a separate prayer 4 his bro michael… michael jackson was a muslim…okay!!!

July 8, 2009 at 3:18 am
(16) Ishamel says:

As christians we believe that a place in paradise belongs to those who accept Jesus as their payment for ANY and EVERY sin they have ever commited here on earth… This doesn´t make us intolerant but just faithful adherents to what the Bible actually says:

Jesus said “ I told you that you will die in your sins, if you do not believe that I am the one I claim to be, you will indeed die in your sins. (John 8:24)

He also said “ I tell you the truth that everyone who sins is a slave to sin. Now a slave has no permanent place in the family, but a son belongs to it forever . So if the Son sets you free , you will be free indeed.“
(John 8:35)

Jesus told us that because of these beliefs his followers will be persecuted just as he was because the world doesn´t want to hear that there are conditions to entering heaven..and those conditions are to be Sinless. !!… the problem is that we all have sinned and fall short of this standard which is why Jesus gave his sinless life for us all… Our choice is to accept or reject this truth…

As Jesus said also in John 11 “ I am the resurrection and the life . He who believes in me will live, even though he dies . “

Only God truly knows if Michael accepted this truth in his heart or not and it is not for us to judge where Michael is right now. Whatever his behaviour whether good or bad here on earth only God knows if his sins were paid in full when he finally stood in front of his heavenly father to give an account of his life….

For those that deny that Jesus is who he claimed to be please read the book of John in the Bible . And for those who claim the Bible has been corrupted , you are believing a lie. There is no historical foundations for such a claim. Read it for yourself and the father will reveal his truth to you.

The Bible has a clear warning for those that try to twist the truth of what he has said :

“ Who is the liar? It is the man who denies that Jesus is the Christ . Such a man is the antichrist , he denies the Father and the Son. None who denies the Son has the Father but whoever acknowledges the Son has the Father also. “ 1 John 2:22

I pray you will be blessed with peace , truth and the Love of God,,,

July 8, 2009 at 5:01 am
(17) Adeel says:

Salam everyone.

Yes i’m a muslim and proud to be one. This debate is really interesting.

@Samirah – you are right that only ALLAH is the one who knows the FULL TRUTH about each one of us. But i’m sorry i can’t agree that muslims, jews, christians, buddism is all created by GOD. Do you know hadiths? Sayings in Islam and in Quran. Here’s an Hadith – ALLAH swt has put outside the Heaven Door – LA ILLAHA ILLALA MUHHAMADUR RASUL ALLAH – THERE IS NO GOD BUT ALLAH AND MOHAMMED (p.b.u.h.) IS HIS MESSENGER! How can one enter the Heaven if people are believing not in this but in theories such as Son of God, Man-Made Statues Worshippers and Moses as the final prophet? Sorry sister only people who recite this LA ILLAHA ILLALA MUHHAMADUR RASUL ALLAH and truely practices Islam will be part of the MUSLIM UMMAH and be granted heaven. Everybody else who do good in this world will their good in this world but not in the hereafter.

@Waqas – agree completely with you brother!

@Ishamel – brother it is said in Islam that we Muslims have to accept Jesus (Prophet Issa in Islam) to accept Islam fully. So brother whatever OUR PROPHET Jesus (Issa a.s.) has preached, we Muslims do follow. Difference is in Islam we believe that there is NO GOD BUT ALLAH and HE has ONE MESSAGE and MANY MESSENGERS and in Christianity Jesus is regarded as SON of GOD which is there only because Jesus didn’t have a father and Mary was born a virgin. But brother how about Adam and Eve – that was a miracle of God as well. Woman coming from the spine of a Man!

At the end of the day brothers and sisters, GOD has created the heavens and the earth and each one of us will be JUDGED by HIM and yes we Muslims always make dua for the WHOLE HUMANITY but especially the MUSLIM UMMAH!

May ALLAH swt bless us all,those who have passed and those who are to pass…

July 8, 2009 at 6:44 am
(18) Samirah says:

Thanks everyone for the messages and replying back to me. Totally appreciate it and respect your views. Maybe I didn’t make myself clear… all I was trying to do was answer or give my views on the topics that have previously been talked about, e.g. ‘is MJ a muslim, let me know so I can pray for him’ and ‘he didn’t practice, or show that he is Muslim’ etc..
Like I said before, people don’t judge us, God does, so why show others you practice? You practice between you and God, not anyone else, so if MJ did practice in his home, then that’s good.

To be fair,I do not practice. You are free to judge, but please don’t. The sins won’t be on your side, they will be on mines. I just don’t understand how many (and I mean many) people can practice Islam, read the Qu’ran, fast, pray, give money to charity etc’ but all along are being hypocrite.. thats all. What is the point in that? It’s like your back on sqaure one again. Do a good deed and then erase it all again. Also, I don’t understand how Muslims can get so hyped up about it all and say that ‘if you don’t believe in Allah, you will go to hell’.. theorectially speaking, maybe that’s true or maybe your not. But there are other religions out there and they say the same thing aswell about other religions and beliefs. However, Christians don’t dwell so much on it. Muslims however do. They get all angry about it all. Who knows, sometimes I question if there is a hell or heaven or even a God. I know, some people reading this will be like ‘Wow.. that girl is not even a Muslim, she’s a non-believer, she will go to Hell’ .. Fair enough. But don’t worry I will not be taking you with me!

Christianity, Islam and Judaism – very similar religions. I have read all the holy books from each of those religions just to find out and give or take, some major differences but mostly similar ones. I’ve been to Israel and Palestine and very similar again. Faiths are everywhere. Very similar.

@ Waqas Lone – I partly agree with what you say… Actually what you said was very good. BUT if Allah was the true and only God, wouldn’t everyone be a Muslim by now? Ok, I know you’re going to say that ‘its a test and that is what distinguhes us from the believers and non believers’ BUT

Everyone was put on earth, to be tested against their actions. I don’t know, I wouldn’t disagree with you on what you have said but I wouldn’t agree. Other religions have been put out there as well and for you to say that only Allah is God and other non-believers is going to hell, well thats a bit biased isn’t it? Ok, maybe because I don’t practice, I can’t really say anything. I would RATHER be a good person, with a good heart, instead of practicing the religion and being a hypocrite. But if you are both (kind and practicing then well done, because there are not a lot of people out there who are)
See as Ishamel said: ‘As christians we believe that a place in paradise belongs to those who accept Jesus as their payment for ANY and EVERY sin they have ever commited here on earth’ . See? So in his eyes, because those don’t accept Jesus, will go to hell. It is the same in Islam right?

@ Adeel: Thanks and I made a mistake… when I said : You are doing it for God, Allah, Buddha,, whoever, not for others’ I didn’t mean literally, I meant it as a way of saying things, whoever MJ chose to believe in then thats his business.

Of course I know the hadiths. And yes when you said ”How can one enter the Heaven if people are believing not in this but in theories such as Son of God, Man-Made Statues Worshippers and Moses as the final prophet?” —> well thats their believe isn’t it? Who are we to say that what they believe is wrong? For all you know, Allah might be wrong. Jesus might be wrong etc. At the end of the day… religions causes most wars and arguments. I’m pleased you and Waqas have very strong views about Islam, thats really good and I really mean that. But you shouldn’t be so quick to judge and say that because Christians, jews, buddists don’t believe in Allah they will go to hell. I have to say that I know lots of people were Muslim and have converted because they feel more connected to God.. that does not make them sinner..

Also this is a fresh argument.. I am interested to know how can Muslims gracefully help and welcome people to Islam.. when people convert, but if a Muslim coverts to another religion then why all the hate and killing? Where does it say in the Qu’ran to kill non -believers.???

AND ADEEL: I agree with :”At the end of the day brothers and sisters, GOD has created the heavens and the earth and each one of us will be JUDGED by HIM ‘ and may I add only by him.. so whoever we believe in, we do not do it for others to see but we do it for the powerful.

July 8, 2009 at 11:33 am
(19) hooman says:

hey guys,please leave these kind of things the most important thing is ,MJ is dead God,allah,Izad,Ahoora,Ganpati,oum,krishna …whatever that u call ,bless him,now its not 100 or 1000 years ago,its really ridiculous we argue about these things.If everybody belive like that we can make heaven here not somewhere someday maybe or not.

July 8, 2009 at 1:04 pm
(20) khadijah says:

@samira your not even allowed to question the decree of allah. yes this life is a test, if u do bad u go to hell and if u do good u go to heaven. its as simple as that. i can’t believe your saying your muslim and writing and questioning allah’s religion.

July 8, 2009 at 3:18 pm
(21) Samirah says:

Khadijah – i can question who and what i like… if you don’t like it, don’t reply or take time… its called freedom of speech.. i wanna express my views.. shoot me. Please run along now, we don’t live in a third world country.

July 9, 2009 at 1:17 am
(22) stopped going to church - samirah made me laugh says:

I wanted to know the truth more than i wanted to argue my beliefs. . .

samirah that was too funny. “run along now . . . ” i had to laugh. now i want to address a point that you made about hypocrites. i grew up in the Christian church and there are more than enough hypocrites in churches as well. BUT God is in the mix SOMEWHERE. the question is where. for me, i stopped going to church when i went to college. then, as an adult i got to the point that i REALLY wanted to know, with all the religions that there are, where in the world is God in this. so one day i just asked Him. i prayed to God to show me the truth. there are so many religions and factions within each religion – i just wanted to know the truth more than i wanted to hear people debate who is right and who is wrong in the religion question. when i asked, God began to show me. He doesn’t try to fool us and He doesn’t make it hard. if you ask Him, He will show you. when He shows you, you will not be able to deny it OR resist it. This is how you know if someone’s love of God is real. if someone just wants to prove to you how wrong your belief is more than they have an aching, intense desire for you to know who and what they know, i doubt if it’s genuine. i have had the most undeniable, incredibly supernatural journey since i prayed that prayer 15 years ago. God responds to your hunger. the hungrier you are to know the truth, the more He will feed you. the more you receive from God, the more you want others to know and experience His love. He is AWESOME. there is head knowledge and there is heart knowledge. you can have all the head knowledge that you want such as the archaelogical discoveries that have proven events and places and even people in the Bible (research biblical archaelogy) or the contemporary historians of Jesus such as Joseph Flavius that document His life and death – nd Flavius was NOT a Jesus follower – you can stuff your brain with the head knowledge but once you have an experience with Jesus, your beliefs cannot be swayed no matter what. compare the testimonies of Christian converts to the testimonies of muslim converts from any religion. many many converts have supernatural experiences with Jesus. most muslim converts only speak from head knowledge. once a person has had an experience with Jesus, he never doubts that Jesus is real and Jesus is Lord. even muhammad himself doubted whether his experiences were from God or the devil. in conclusion, when you are ready for more than a casual observation of God, ASK Him to show you the truth. i asked Him because I wanted to know the truth more than i wanted to argue my beliefs to prove my “rightness”. i wanted heaven and i didn’t want to believe a life. so even though i grew up Christian, i had doubts until Jesus showed me the truth in a multitude of ways after i prayed and asked God to show me where He was . . . .in Islam, Judaism, Christianity or somewhere else. i just wanted to know where. didn’t have to be right. anybody else want to know the truth MORE than you want to be right? put your pride aside and ask God. just be prepared to receive what He shows you. He is so AWESOME – words cannot relay to you how AWESOME His love for us is and how detailed He can be in relating to us. you have NOTHING to lose by just asking “God, where are you? Where do i find You?” He’ll show you that He was never lost. His been there all along waiting on you to ask.

July 9, 2009 at 8:00 am
(23) Abdur Rahim says:

Samirah – I almost never get into these types of discussions, but your thread got my interest. I’m a Muslim, and prior to accepting the faith, I had many thoughts and questions similar to yours. Islam doesn’t dissuade people from seeking out answers, so I encourage you to continue to do so. In fact, the fact that you have a desire to engage in dialog is an indicator that your mind is receptive to the truth – where ever you might happen to find it. Allah tells us that truth stands out clear from falsehood. I think so long as you continue to search, you will find the answers you are looking for.

July 9, 2009 at 8:23 am
(24) essa says:

i do not think that a person should necessarily change his/her name when becoming a muslim even if it has no negative connotations.
was he a muslim or not=Allah knows the best

July 9, 2009 at 8:34 am
(25) tasleem says:

nooooooooooooooooooooooo
michal will not a muslim.

July 9, 2009 at 9:27 am
(26) hamad ali says:

Aslam o alikum
i have never listen Micheal, He shown his interest in Islam and he read also, Might be he accepted Islam, but he didn’t announced openly.It is secret. And i know he was spending allot for poor peoples. He was the owner of number of NGOs. So we should pray for him. He was good man.

July 9, 2009 at 9:30 am
(27) Salim says:

Samirah your comments were amongst the sanest here. On the ranting of others – Whether one will end up in Heaven or Hell will not be known till Judgement day. Just saying the Kalma but spouting hatred on others – is this the signs of a sublime community which Allah calls upon you to be? Every Surah starts with the mention of Allah’s attributes of Mercy – and you as Muslims are called upon to borrow the ‘colour’ of Allah – so please learn to show more mercy and charitable view. May Allah guide you straight – for only He is your Teacher, He has given you common sense, please make use of it.

July 9, 2009 at 9:56 am
(28) Mohammed A says:

According to Samirah, None of us Born a Muslim,or Jew Or Christian, your statement is unislamic as our Holy Prophet (SAW)told us that every Child was born as a Muslim is their Parents that converted them. Michael Jackson if he was a muslim, where he used to worship when he was alived will testify sooner or later .

July 9, 2009 at 9:57 am
(29) Hussainat says:

Hey people!!! everybody has points in your defence, but THE MOST HIGH GOD SAYS ” YOU DONT HAVE ANY RIGHT TO JUDGE PEOPLE SAYS HIM ALONE”, and we have to leave at that. If God forgives Michael Jackson for his sins, who are we to stand against it?

Remeber God forgave a prostitute who gave ordinary water to a dying dog, and she was granted heaven (paradise), we were not told whether she was a Jew, Christain or a muslim. so what are we talking about?
Michael did great things during his life time, humanitarian services was his target. He saved many people from starvations, and sicknesses, he brought happiness to many people’s life.The voice of the people is the voice of GOD. THE WORLD LOVES HIM AND WE ALL MISSED HIM. REST IN PEACE MICHAEL JACKSON

July 9, 2009 at 10:23 am
(30) Inan says:

I hope all these discussions make us better Muslims.

July 9, 2009 at 11:00 am
(31) michelle says:

BASHIR BELLO says:
Please, the entire Muslim world is at lost whether to mourn or otherwise, the legendary music icon Michael Jackson for we are at lost over his purported conversion to Islam. We seek your clarifications in this regard to know whether to pray for his soul

I don’t normally respond to these posts, as I am in no way a Muslim at this point in my life, however from all that I know if Islam your statement seems shallow. muslims and the rest of us should mourn a death as a death, whether the human being was a muslim or not. he was still a person, with feelings and family just like the rest of us (Muslim or non Muslim). There is no reason to sit around and wait to find out if he was a Muslim to pray for his soul. There is no stipulation in praying only for islamic souls is there?
If so, then Islam is not what i thought it was….

July 9, 2009 at 11:07 am
(32) michelle says:

Kamaluddeen Dahiru says:
I agree with you Ibrahim Aliyu it is true that Jammiee is alive to let us know the truth but nothing like what others are saying… and we hope he willl come out and clarify this issue as we muslims want to know his stand so that we will pray for him…. but all the same if we said may AllAH bless all the Muslims who has died with his rahama I think it is quite enogh for Mekael J. to be bless if he is indeed a muslim. Allah is the all knower and the forgiver may Allah forgive our Muslims that died and include even us that we are alive today to witness his burial.

Wow!! You guys are really making me change my mind about Islam…Allah is all knower and all forgiver, that means forgiveness and judgement will come from Allah and Allah alone. Not you guys… the best you can hope for is to be good enough people to pray for all mankind, give out your prayers in full force once someone passes. Allah will make final judgement, as humans and as Muslims… from what i understand all we can do is pray for others, and hope someone returns the favor!
The way you guys are talking is i think some of the reason why Islam has a bad rep. But if you want to show your faith then dont block out everyone that isnt muslim… because that is only going to dig you in a hole for your own judgement… or at least that is my opinion… but again. I’m not a muslim, i’m just very interested in Islam, and have been studying it for a couple years.I can safely say that i will never pray for someone because he is muslim, and I will never not pray for somone because he is not muslim.
That is what I call discrimination.

July 9, 2009 at 12:16 pm
(33) maria says:

only god knows what was in micheal jacksons heart and we are in no position to judge what he was or wasn’t the man died so quit gossiping about him . the best u can do is to say may allah be mercifull open him if he was a muslim and thank u all .

July 9, 2009 at 12:52 pm
(34) Dr. Aqil Ahmad says:

Pease be upon you
Wheather Micheal Jackson reverted or not to the original life system of mankind Islam is not an issue for research. Islam dose not need anyone embrase it to proove it’s holyness. Almighty Allah will do it. But not only Micheal Jackson but also each of mankind need Islam for his salvation. If Micheal Jacksons realy reverted to Islam it is good for him. Almighty Allah will not reduce anything from Micheal Jackson’s account. Allah is All Knowing.

July 9, 2009 at 3:05 pm
(35) Diarmuid says:

Contrary to what people of any religion think, it is impossible for a human to be 100% certain about any of their beliefs – the nature of all human knowledge depends on our senses and reasoning powers, both of which are prone to errors, even with the best will in the world. If God is searching for those who wanted to know the truth, he will not necessarily pick those who decided to simply accept what society told him to believe (whether he is born in an Islamic, Christian or Hindu society) – he might be more likely to pick a heretic, as at least that person was searching for the truth and was prepared to go against society in his bid to find it. In fact, that’s what all the prophets did.

July 9, 2009 at 4:35 pm
(36) michelle says:

“may allah be mercifull open him if he was a muslim ”

this is the attitude alot of you seem to have… my point is one person does not need to be a muslim as Allah or God sees what in all of our hearts. So to be a person who doesnt pray for someone, or doesnt hope Allah be merciful on someone just becuase he or she is not a muslim makes no sense to me.
Most of you keep saying things like “may Allah be merciful on him if he was a muslim” or “we are waiting to find out if he was a muslim to pray for him” seems shallow and disrespectful. Your Quran does talk about a certain “peoples of the book” does it not?
Well why dont you heed that? Do you not understand that your religion actually asks you to pray and be kind and helpfull to all walks of life.. not just Muslims.
Some of you guys were obviouly born into this religion without fully comprehending what it means. Just like any other religion, some of you pick out the parts you want to believe in and disregard teh rest. But Allah will see this when you are judged, just remember that.
Non-Muslims are people too, we were all created by God adn we will all be judged at one point. You should embrace your faith, because its a good one. Just keep in mind to be respectful of others, no matter what they believe in, or say they believe in. My grandmother is a devout christian and has lived her life by the Old Testament. Non of you are going to ever convinve me that she isnt going to go to heaven just because she never converted to Islam… come on! I refuse to believe Allah is that cruel. and I will not beleive it until Allah himself shows me on the day I am judged.
That being said, Islam is a truely beautiful Religion, and I’m seriously thinking of converting, but it completely changes my mind when I hear Muslims being so bias, disrespectful and sometimes outright hateful towards other religions and human beings in general. To me, it contradicts what I feel Islam is all about, and I do not want to be a part of any of that. So thanks for showing me a side of Islam i never considered… probably because you’re thoughts are cultural or things your parents tought you, and not really from the Quran itself.
Some of you should be ashamed of your outlook on other human beings… but that may be a Jihad you need to take to learn and grow. I hope some of you will seize the opportunity.
I agree with Salim that the major religoins have too many things in common to be excluded, and bashed. Your own religoin tells you to respect and support these religiouns, so why dont you?

July 9, 2009 at 4:50 pm
(37) Samirah says:

Hahaha, this is too funny!! But thanks for the people who took their time to contribute (that’s only for those with positive and open minded views – the rest… well…)

@Salim : thanks for the support.. don’t often get it because i think too openly but one day I’ll get there! And haha way to go, I totally agree with what you said.

@ stopped going to Church : Thank you! I will definately look into it because I am interested. It helped. I knew grew amongst Christians and Muslim (In Palestine AND America) and honestly, the Christians looked and sounded much more happier. Many thanks again.

@ Abdur Rahim : Thanks. Abdur Rahim, you know this is really hard as I am distracted a lot and when I read people’s views and thoughts I want to question them. Just so that I understand and it makes it clearer. I am not going against any religion, I just have some questions. I am happy that you have found faith and comfort in Islam. I Know people will say that I am not a muslim, i am haram by discussing these. I just have questions and I am trying to find myself.. and God, what is so wrong with that? But thanks for your answer and support.

@ Mohammad A : That’s BS. I have never heard of that. EVER. But I respect your views and opinions. But please feel free to show me that every Child was born as a Muslim it is their Parents that converted them. Please support this.

@ Hussainat: I agree. :) He was a legend and a good person and it is God who judges, so why do others judge others when they speak their mind and want to find answers?

@ Michelle: Thanks for your answers. And I have to say I kind of angree with you. I find it so irritating when people like Bashir Bello and Isha Ali say that they will pray for only those who are Muslim. Thats the biggest crap ever. You are right. Whatever he was, I still prayed for him. When you said :
‘But if you want to show your faith then dont block out everyone that isnt muslim… because that is only going to dig you in a hole for your own judgement’ –I agree 100%. Most Muslims believe that they are right and others who are non Believers of Allah will go to hell. I also find that quite irritating. And they will argue with you like mad, but at the end of the day, you choose, how does that affect others about what religion you choose? If your wrong, your wrong, but they are very strong minded and won’t let anyone express their views and are very quick to judge. I have already been told that I am not Muslim (fair enough) all because I have questions that I want answered. However, because they are ‘true’ muslims, they don;t question. They just do. Well whatever comes naturally to them I guess.

@ Diarmuid : Contrary to what people of any religion think, it is impossible for a human to be 100% certain about any of their beliefs – the nature of all human knowledge depends on our senses and reasoning powers, both of which are prone to errors, even with the best will in the world. If God is searching for those who wanted to know the truth, he will not necessarily pick those who decided to simply accept what society told him to believe (whether he is born in an Islamic, Christian or Hindu society) – he might be more likely to pick a heretic, as at least that person was searching for the truth and was prepared to go against society in his bid to find it. In fact, that’s what all the prophets did – WELL SAID. I like the way to think.

WHAT IS SO WRONG ABOUT QUESTIONING YOUR BELIEFS?????????????????????

July 9, 2009 at 4:54 pm
(38) Samirah says:

@ Michelle: You said ‘probably because you’re thoughts are cultural or things your parents tought you, and not really from the Quran itself’. You are very right. This is what they have been taught when they were little and thus resulting to stupid views and really not opening up to other views and religions. I am sorry that you feel like you don’t want to be part of Islam (convertion), but do carry on researching, some Muslims are not like that. I am still looking and questions my ‘beliefs’ and have often felt secure with the Bible. But thats just my view. :)

July 9, 2009 at 5:00 pm
(39) Samirah says:

In the article above it states:

There are some clues that perhaps Michael Jackson had indeed embraced Islam:

•In 2005-06, Jackson spent nearly a year living in the Muslim country of Bahrain.

LOL!! I have lived in christian countries all my life, that doesn’t make me a Christian. Lots of Christians and non Muslims live in Bahrain!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! HELLOOO? hahahaha

July 9, 2009 at 5:21 pm
(40) michelle says:

Thanks Samirah, I appreciate the support…
I will not stop researching, and really, its been my experience that most muslims are not like that. Its just discouraging to see when they have such a beautiful faith.
Personally, my grandmothers faith in God is what brought me to check into other religions. and from my experience, Catholisism (my “religion”) does not support questioning of faith. i was kicked out of Sunday school every other week (permanately in some cases i had to go to another church) becuase I’ve never believed that “Christ” was the son of god.. i still dont to this day and i can seriously say i never will… unless God himself tells me so. The way i see it, yes he was a prophet, but God was no more his father than he is mine. And the other issue i have is that someone can kill and rob, and then walk into a church and become a preist, but as a Woman i cant. even if i live my life by the book. What makes those guys so special? lol that was rhetorical. But i ahve issues with my religion, but at the same time my Grandmother has the power of God behind her and she lives her life serving others and praying daily for others. No one will ever convince me she isnt going to heaven b/c she isnt muslim. People dotn seem to understand that youcan be a Catholic or Hindu and live like a muslim, but not be one.
I guess its just some people are so into their beliefs that nothing can taint their minds, which is a good thing in a way, but seriously detrimental in others. Especially when their thoughts are negative in relation to other human beings, and life as a whole. It’s quite a shame! But they should be looking inside to find forgiveness and stop being so disrespectful. it seems to me that some Muslims seem to thing they can convert others by telling them that only muslims go to heaven, and maybe that’s how they keep their own faith. But God will judge them when the time comes, i jsut thought it a good idea to point it out, so those people can work on themselves and begin their service to others.

July 9, 2009 at 5:32 pm
(41) michelle says:

Samirah – “I am still looking and questions my ‘beliefs’ and have often felt secure with the Bible. But thats just my view” I just wanted to commend you for that, and myself i’ve often felt secure and loved in my religion, but there are things Catholisism cannot answer and refuses to do so. But i also think that my love of some parts of the bible is what brings me to Islam, it supports the same beliefs (whether muslims see it of not!) but also provides answers. Had i not been given the shaft when i was young i might still be a hardcore catholic. My throughout my teenage years i asked God for guidance and understanding, and help finding a religion that i can believe and flourish in…of course i also asked for a man that is sensitive and loves kids, my child specifically.. It took years but my prayer was answered with the insert of my (now) boyfriend Ahmad into my life. He is a muslim, and has his faults, but he is extremely understanding of my beliefs and supports my decisions. At times he can break out the “only muslims go to heaven thing” but i keep reminding him that’s what his father told him! and he realizes that muslims arent going to heaven for sure just cause they are muslim. you have to be much more than a muslim to get into heaven, and in the end you end up a superior being from within, muslim or no muslim.

July 9, 2009 at 8:36 pm
(42) Zari says:

Salam Alaikum,
Why is everyone fighting over his faith? why is everyone judging him? its not up to any of us to judge anyone….as for going to heaven or hell, that is up to Allah swt, not anyone here.
Not all muslims will go to heaven.
Praying for someone whether they are muslim or not doesnt take anything away from you. Your good intentions for everyone will get you closer to going to heaven.

MJ never hurt any of you, instead he made you happy with his music otherwise you wouldnt be fighting over him now. So what harm could praying for him do to you?

I am sad by reading some of these posts. People waiting to find out his religion before they could say a prayer is just DUMB!
Islam is a very loving religion, please dont embarass the rest of us muslims with your silly comments.
Does the muslim world need MJ to be muslim?????? what difference does it make to any of you if he was or wasnt?!?!?!
you people need to spend your time praying and worshiping allah than wasting it here talking about someone else’s religion.

Wsalaam

July 9, 2009 at 9:03 pm
(43) farah says:

Samirah, please don’t blame your religion . If you did , you have blame yourself. I’m a muslim from third world country. There are so many good people in our country, and many of them are Muslims.

July 10, 2009 at 12:26 am
(44) Munir H. Shah says:

With host of other mysteries, MJ has left behind a hotly debated question about his faith.

The world is at a loss to understand that as to why MJ did not go to perform Hajj or Umra during his long stay of one year at Bahrain. That could have been a decisive moment and testimony. His hosts in Bahrain did this great blunder to bring MJ professing Islam to its ultimate finality because no non muslim can enter into the peripherry of Holy Mecca or Madina.

July 10, 2009 at 1:05 am
(45) Salim says:

Zari – Great comment

Michelle – “I asked God for guidance and understanding” – that’s the core of it. There is no god but God – who is always Hearing, Aware, Responsive. The word ‘Muslim’ has been usurped as a label. If one reads the Quran with care, it is clear that the word ‘Muslim’ denotes anyone who surrenders to God (thus all the Prophets – Abraham, Moses, Jesus – are called Muslims). So, any member of Humanity who surrenders himself to doing right (which is after all surrendering to God) is a ‘Muslim’ and conversely any person who consciously strays from the right is an Ingrate or ‘Kafir’. So it is by one deeds you are at times a ‘Muslim’ or a ‘Kafir’. We can only hope and pray in the ultimate balance our deeds label us as Muslim! Don’t dwell on labels (Catholic, Muslim etc.). I admire people like your Grandmother (“Grandmother has the power of God behind her and she lives her life serving others and praying daily for others”) even if she does not have the label of ‘Muslim’ (perhaps in the eyes of Allah/God she is just that – a ‘Muslim’ by courtesy of her deeds). Our suspicions of others have become ingrained due to cultural baggage that comes with the labels of Muslim, Hindu, Catholic, Protestant, Jew. If we as Muslims paid more attention to our own Deeds and helping others with compassion (I am saying nothing new – its already there in the Quran!), perhaps by God’s grace we will be able to wipe out the misconceptions we have about each other. Always keep seeking guidance from Allah/God – there is no one more close or more ABLE.

July 10, 2009 at 4:27 am
(46) saikou ceesay says:

Michael Jackson,s faith will be decided by Allah. All we the Muslim world needs is to pray for him and all Muslim diseased. We don;t need to find or examine ones true position as our own position is to be decide by Allah.
The truth is as long as we associated with Muslim we owe him obligation to pray for him.

July 10, 2009 at 5:46 am
(47) lukman fasasi says:

That mJ died a muslim or not,and is of global concern shows the legendary status of the man while on earth.However samirah’s comment and those of others in her support or against her shows how shallow the knowledge of a lot of people about Islamic concepts of the essence of life,the paradise and humanity.

Islam never places emphasis only on the proclamation of the kalimah but on its essence which would have helped educated samirah that consciousness of the essence of the Kalimah will moralise the life of the adherents of the religion.Islam remains the most practical and total religion that addresses the unification of body and soul in the acts of men.Actions are to be judged by intentions.There are no places for hypocrites(Munafikun–see a whole cahpter that condemns munafikun).That people act against a law does not destroy the essence of the law.

As for entry into paradise, samirah and her supporters should understand that the knowledge of man is less than the weight of an atom when compared with that of God. If only percieved good acts are tcikets to paradise then there will be conflicts as there are no universally acceptable moral standards globally given the multiple of culttures world over.religion becomes the only universally acceptable standard ways to measure people.islam is however more united in determine what is right and what is evil.The knowledge of who enters paradise is with Allah from his mercies.

As for public display of faith, action will definately be judged by intention. Not all public acts are hypocritically as no one learns from what is good if it is hidden. And Allah says He has knowledge of what is hidden and what is revealed.

Let samirah continues are search but should search in appropriate quaters with an open mind after all Allah says He reveals himself to one who searches for the truth.he even challenged such people who are in doubt to produce an ayat and invoke the name of what they worship unto it. Allahu allam

July 10, 2009 at 6:01 am
(48) Hussainat says:

Samirah, you have the right to question your curiousity, however, you also need proper consideration and attention in matters seem important,(religion). You were created by GOD and he deserves your devotion and worship. If you dont believe there is GOD, how were the heavens and earth created and the things in them?. Please Samirah, i love you and i want you to be on the right part pleazzzz. God is your creator, he made heavens and earth and all that are in them. Do not listen to people’s conversation, just take your time, make your research and follow your heart. most importantly, know your God “YOUR CREATOR” And am not really clear what religion you belong…Am sure God is reading all our discussions and he smilling at us for our IGNORANCE AND LACK OF KNOWLEDGE. cheers

July 10, 2009 at 7:11 am
(49) Wael says:

I agree with Samirah well done and those who are narrow minded you do not understand what she is trying to say. SHE NEVER SAID THERE WASN’T A HELL OR HEAVEN, she just questions Allah, Islam and other religions.

May you find what you are looking for.

July 10, 2009 at 7:58 am
(50) Waqas Lone says:

may b you guys can continue this discussion on some forum :)

July 10, 2009 at 10:28 am
(51) M J says:

M J is a muslim to see it search @ youtube

July 10, 2009 at 11:40 am
(52) ahmed says:

salaam,
who cares if mj muslim or not? it will not benifit you so why are you so eager to find out? im sayin this to all muslim brothers and sisters out there mj is gone there is no point in mournin over him instead think bout urself we never know when we are gona die prepare urself this will be better for you. inshallah

ma salama

July 10, 2009 at 12:59 pm
(53) khan iqbal akhtar says:

Micheal is dead yet the things still remain alive,as the mistery is was he a muslim or not,whatsoever he could be but the heart beat of every music lover.As the the press claimed in late 2008 Micheal had converted and embressed Islam as we often find in the daily news papers.Yet Micheals case is different because it has been top secret so far.I think his wife and other family members shall never reveal this fact now even if it could be true, otherwise they might have done it on the first day of his death,in the form of a news release “where Micheal is to be burried muslim grave yard or the christian one.But the silence as i asume has given all the replies and perhaps situation has made it clear too.In this case we can pray to ALLAH “be merciful to all and shover your blessings over all whosoever have faith upon YOU and your PROPHET HAZRAT MOHAMMAD MUSTUFA SALLAHO ALAIHE WASALLAM. “AAMEEN………..

July 10, 2009 at 2:43 pm
(54) Wael says:

WAQAS: Maybe we will. Then we can get away with narrow minded people like you.

July 10, 2009 at 3:30 pm
(55) michelle says:

I was simply trying to point out that its (in my opinion) wrong to wait to find out if someone is a muslim to pray for them. and Also to get the good, respectful muslims to pep up and say something contradictory on this message board so peopel like me can see that there is not jsut these simple minded folks involved with islam, that there is a world of people who do right by Allah and themselves. Those people have a tendancy to not speak up sometimes when needed.. I hope I didnt offend anyone, my intention was to let you see yourselves in a different light, so you can then improve on your actions, or words behind them. In what i’ve learned of Islam isnt that Muslims hold their own and fend for themselves, but the opposite. I just wish everyone who calls themselves a Muslim would see that and look inside, or to Allah, for strength and guidance in dealing with the rest of the world.
But really I’m not a mean person! :) and i appreciate differing opinions.. thats what makes a conversation a good conversation!!!!

July 10, 2009 at 3:36 pm
(56) michelle says:

Thank you Salim for your support and guidance.
I also agree with you that Zari has made a great point! :)
I will keep searching always, even if/when i do convert. Its jsut such a shame that Muslims themselves sometimes feed the western point of view regarding Muslims.
I live in Canada and we are a people who love to think we are enjoying freedom and supporting all walks of live, but in reality, while we all strive to be compassionate to others, we often fall short of this expectations in ourselves. I mean, we keep our own Natives on reserves! thats anotehr conversation all together, but i did want to thank you for your kind words :) :) :)

July 10, 2009 at 10:58 pm
(57) Waqas Lone says:

Wael: lol, i didn’t even speak my mind…who are you jude me? :)

July 11, 2009 at 7:10 am
(58) shafi coper says:

MICHAL[MEKAEEL]JACKSON,Michael Jackson had embraced Islam in a brief ceremony in Los Angeles. TOOK RIGHT STEP ON RIGHT TIME BY REVERTING TO ISLAAM, AFTER 20 YEARS OF HIS BROTHER WHEN HE FAILED TO GET A SINGLE TRUE BLIVER IN HOLE CRISTIAN WORLD WHO CAN PASS TRUE BELIVER TEST ACORDING TO GOSPAL OF ST;MARK 16:16-18 ,
16 HE WHO BELIEVES AND IS BAPTIZED WILL BE SAVED;BUT WHO DOES NOT BELIEVE WILL BE CONDEMNED
17 AND THESE SIGNS WILL FOLLOW THOSE WHO ‘BELIEVE’ IN MY NAME THEY WILL CAST DEMONS; THEY WILL SPEAK WITH NEW TONGUS;
18 THEY WILL TAKE UP SERPENTS; AND IF THEY WILL DRINK ANYTHING DEADLY IT WILL BY NO MEANS HURT THEM, THEY WILL LAY HANDS ON THE SICK AND THEY WILL RECOVER.
[ALL THE DOCTERS THOSE TREATING MJ ARE TRUE BELIEVER'S AND BAPTIZED.]

July 11, 2009 at 2:20 pm
(59) Shayan Hussain says:

Allah BLESS MIKEY!

July 12, 2009 at 12:50 pm
(60) AspringServantofGod says:

God is not a narrow minded person, he loves all of us unconditionally. Michael Jackson was a great person who always believed in God throughout his life, so the most wonderful thing that we can all do is to pray for Michael Jackson’s soul. I do not come from Christianity, Judaism or Islamic faith and hence we shouldnt just limit God to a one type of religion as GOD IS TOO BIG TO FIT INTO ONE RELIGION!

Rest in peace King of Pop Michael Jackson, my prayers are always with you

July 13, 2009 at 6:36 am
(61) aliyu maccido says:

samirah,please as a muslim never pass comments that are capable of affecting your iman (where you said non was born a jew,christian or a muslim).According to islam no one is born as a jew,christian or pagan except his parents turned him to be one.This shows that we are all born as muslims

July 13, 2009 at 12:52 pm
(62) Mohammed A says:

Assalam Alaikum .Samira.
In responding to your question number (37) The Prophet(pbuh)said, No babe is born but upon FITRAH (as a muslim) then his parents who make him a Jew or hristian (Sahih muslim Book 033, number 6426). In soorah AL-Araaf Verses 172-173 Allah explained that when He created Adam, He caused all of Adam’s descendants to come into existence and took a pledge from them saying, Am i not your lord ? To which they all replied, Yes. We testify to it.

July 13, 2009 at 1:01 pm
(63) Mohammed A says:

Aliyu Maccido May Almighty Allah grant you success and give you the best in this world and hereafter for your comment that is in line with islamic perspective.God Bless you happy to know you in person

July 13, 2009 at 4:15 pm
(64) wellthen says:

LOL. at the comments above mohammd and aliya.. are you two asians?

July 13, 2009 at 4:31 pm
(65) E. T. Williams says:

Firstly I would say what an interesting argument. However, I agree with Samirah. Not everyone is born a muslim, maybe that is what muslims have been taught since they were little. I think is this quiet an arrogant thing to say. You might think you are right Mohammad and Aliyah but you cannot believe everyone will accept that especially non muslims like me. I think this is a question of what you have been taught or read. However, I certainly do not accept non muslims are born muslim. In the bible it says nothing of that sort, so please do not aspire on it.

Michelle and Samirah are both right. Some of you are EXTREMELY narrow minded and don’t accept other faiths and belief and think that everyone else is wrong.

All that Islam has shown me is conflict.

July 13, 2009 at 4:34 pm
(66) E. T. Williams says:

I also find Islam to be too constricted and has a time frame. e.g. when to pray. Christains can pray to Jesus ANYTIME OF THE DAY. However they want.

I do like other religions but I DO NOT like people who are narrow minded and force others to believe things.

July 13, 2009 at 4:47 pm
(67) AspringServantofGod says:

Well said E.T Williams, Samirah and Michelle!

Please continue your prayers to Michael Jackson

July 13, 2009 at 8:46 pm
(68) Patricia says:

Michael Jackson’s family had a Jehovah’s Witness private funeral service. At his memorial gospel hymns were sung and “Jesus” was sung or said over and over. It would be safe to assume that he did NOT convert.

July 14, 2009 at 6:48 am
(69) al-amin says:

since when i saw MJ i knew he would be amuslim i had never seen someone like him.

July 14, 2009 at 7:03 am
(70) Mustapha Halilu says:

I am now convienced that there are so many clues behind the conversion of M J, but the truth remain one that, there is some prior intention or motive behind this, because i had recently that has many muslims as friends, what might have prevented him from declaring it public was the fera he has on his carrier and his wealth, so whatever the case, we should leave for Allah to judge

July 14, 2009 at 7:59 am
(71) Hussaina says:

Those suporting Samirah and others are the narrow minded people. They lack knowledge and understanding of facts… Its a pitty

July 14, 2009 at 9:43 am
(72) E. T. Williams says:

HUSSAINA: My dear. You and your lot are the one who lacks knowledge. You expect me to stand there and let you say that ‘My path is the right path to heaven’ and watch you? We haven’t been crude like you have and others like you which makes me agree with some discussions about Islam now. You simply do not listen to other beliefs or questions. You have been taught wrong. It is YOU that is narrow minded. All you believe is that you are right and others are all wrong, Islam is the way forward, Islam is the best, Islam is the way to get to heaven. I can say the same about Christianity. However, unlike you muslims, we do not boast. We LISTEN to other religions and are not selfish.

I wonder why SO many muslims convert to other religions each year, mainly CHRISTIANITY.

This says a lot don’t you think. Do some research please before you start to ‘PITTY’ us.

And the word ‘pitty’ is spelt ‘PITY’.

Please, open your mind. What you have been taught is wrong. If MJ has converted, which is a no, then may God help him. AMEN.

July 14, 2009 at 9:55 am
(73) Mohammed A says:

We all should seek for beneficial knowledge that will guide us in this world to enable us recieved abundant blessing in the hereafter.

July 14, 2009 at 4:26 pm
(74) E. T. Williams says:

Mohammad: Its a little bit too late to say something like that after we have been trying to say throughout this conversation. But yet, better late then never ey?

July 14, 2009 at 4:47 pm
(75) Samirah says:

@ Hussaina: I really beg to differ!!!!! :) BUT I WON’T. what would be the point? But you know, I won’t start an argument about all this because at the end of the day, we are still going to hold different views.. which we both will argue about. I will just leave it be. I still don’t agree with what you have said though. And please don’t call me narrow minded. You don’t know me at all. I never said such things about you.. don’t get me started biatch.

E.T WILLIAMS thanks for the support. :D :D:D:D

July 14, 2009 at 4:54 pm
(76) Samirah says:

@ aliyu maccido and Mohammad: Whatever you said, what a load of BS. You must be fanatics. We are not all born muslims. Not christians, jews, hindu’s.. lol. What a load of s***.

Aliyu – I never affected my ‘iman’ by questioning what I think. I’m not a sheep that follows and goes round and round all day. I like to ask questions, not to start arguments but for others to answer my questions. What is the harm?? Like i said before, you must be a fanatic. I have muslims friends and they all laughed at your comment as well as ‘non-believers of Allah’.

July 14, 2009 at 6:30 pm
(77) AspiringServantofGod says:

To Hussaina, Muhammad: If Islam is the ONLY solution for people to go to heaven, then please answer this question. How would someone who lives in a rural communities such as Amazonian forests will get in ‘touch with Islam’ and since they havent ‘found their righteous path’, that means they wont go to heaven but instead to hell?
Is this what Allah teaches in the Koran and does this really make Allah a merciful and compassionate God?

I mean if ‘everything is a TEST’, then what kind of stupid test is those people in rural communities have been put through!!

Please continue your prayers and blessings for Michael Jackson

July 14, 2009 at 7:36 pm
(78) aysha says:

may peace and blessings of Allah be wit u all.
from begining of every revelation we know there is God and He created all that is in the heaven and the earth and created man in a good form and comanded man to worship HIM alone.we all know that man is a forgetfull creature and tends to do things that satisfies him rather than wat is right, so wit passage of time people started losing there way from the actuall guidance of submiting to God and thanking Him alone hence,prophets were sent to reminnd people to submit themselves to God alone and do things to please Him and that there is a reward or punishmant for everything they do and every soul is responsible for himself.and as we all know it is not easy to give up our desires and have rules guiding ur conducts and action hence,some rejected the message.each prophet came to a group doing something wrong and tried to guide them and each has a distinguishing quality,noah has patience,david was devouted and ibrahim was sincere and steadfast.
all the revelations were like chains of reactions adressing problem as they occur, we cant say man woke up one day and started practising every wrong habits we have now!it started gradually and each revelation addresed that problem and the one before it.
so when all these prophets came they came wit thessame message of worshiping God and guidance against evil.this chain continued to jonah,musa isa and finally muhammadSAW before it was complete.that is why the concept of islam is not just accepting muhammadSAW but all the prophets because they all form a complete picture when together.the teachings of islam is perfect because it pertains to all aspects of life by mixin the spiritual intellectual andphysical together.the quran tell stories of ancient people some that were destroyed and some that were succesfull to show us that there is punishment and reward it is not just theory.it contains guidelines on how it is our responsibility to take care o ur self,ur family ur neighbor ur comunnity urcountry and it also tells us how to do the most important thing which is worship God and trust and depend on him.and to make us know that all this things can be done the prophet pbuh was blessed by having all those noble characters and acting on them and having a good result.all the previous prophets did not bring a complet message to manking or a complet way of life example u cant learn about leadership and strategy from ibrahim because he was never a commander or how to treat ur wife and children from isa or jesus because he did not get married,but muhhamanSAW was sent wit Quran that answers all question and taught it by practicing it so wat ever problem u come accros wen u look in the quran or hadith u find a solution.so islam which means peace finalises all the message and does not accept rejection of the previous prophets and it give a complete guideline.all u have to do is study it directly from the source {quran and hadith}not from the people u c around.
our problem now is we all make religion conform to ways of our culture and that sends a negative message but we all know if u want to find out about something u go to the right source.i cant just close my eyes and say all americans are slim because all the adverts or movies i c have size zero models,if i want to find out the truth i am sopposed to go and do a census or something to have concrete evidence.
i believe that the reason why people are asking for evidence to know if mj was a muslim so that they can pray for him is because in the story of ibrahim from the Quran,he said to his father that he will pray to his lord to forgive him and guide him and he kept his promise even after the death of his father until it was revealed unto him not to because only Allah knows or decides what to do wit the person who reject so to do otherwise will be going against the command.
may God guide us to right path,not of those who have earned his displeasure nor of those who have gone astray.

July 14, 2009 at 7:47 pm
(79) aysha says:

“servant of god:in the quran Allah said ‘to every nation a messenger was sent’ so for those who received the message but rejected it those are the once that have gone astray.for those who have no knowledge of the message Allah only knows what he will judge but remember he is must merciful and his mercy reaches all wit no distinction and he only holds u accountable for wat is in ur heart.so u cant say they will go to hell only God knows who will.

July 15, 2009 at 4:45 am
(80) Mohammed A says:

Assalam Alaikum (Samira)
Almighty Allah Said. O you who believe Obey Allah and obey the messenger and those of you who are in authority and if you differ in anything amongst yourselves, refer it Allah and his messenger (meaning refer to Quran and Hadiths) if you believe in Allah and the last day.Islam is religion that guides human bieng with proof and not in your own opinion.
E.T Williams whatever you said is ok by me because the original text of your religion has been polluted and changed and that is why you have different version of bibles. The name Bible is not in the bible but the name Quran appears more than 27 times in the Quran.

July 15, 2009 at 6:29 am
(81) donie says:

please do not make any judgement to one’s faith or religion. The faith is just for himself and God. Let us hope the peace for better world.

July 17, 2009 at 1:41 pm
(82) sam says:

#1.what is the need of being specific about praying for dead?????
just pray that Allah bless all the Muslim companions who are now no more
MJ will come in the prayer if he was a Muslim
#2.one cant say that those who are more in number are always correct use your brain(one of the greatest gift of Allah)and decide the correct path according to you

July 20, 2009 at 6:37 am
(83) A-Muslim says:

Samira – Can I just say it is funny to read that you ask people on this forum for proof that in Islam it says we are all born muslims but take a different path/religion thereafter and when Mohammaed/Aliyu provide proof you insult them! I don’t see either of these people insulting you so you should at least respect what they have to say even if you don’t believe in this.

It’s a well know fact that this is what ‘majority’ of Muslims believe which is why when when a person ‘converts’ to Islam we don’t call them a ‘convert’ but a ‘revert’ to indicate that they are reverting back to Islam. It’s no use mentioning hadith or verse’s from the Quran to back this up for you as you have already dispelled this evidence.

It may help you to understand that to be a ‘Muslim’ is to give 100% devotion to our creator (we call him Allah and he has 99 other names and other people call him God). Now as our creator gives the soul into the baby whilst it is in the womb, the soul/baby does not know anything other than other creator and therefore has 100% devotion to him. This is another reason why we say that all is born as a Muslim.

Again agree/disagree with me as our creator gave us the free will to do so but I just wanted to make this point. I hope I haven’t insulting anyone so accept my apologies if I have unintentionally.

July 20, 2009 at 4:02 pm
(84) rena says:

would all muslims pray for all humans?
if dajjal is a man would u pray for him?
would u pray for hitler? he suscribed to his views- should we judge him?

there needs to be a perpective set here.

this argument is totally off track. there are people who have died and are dying who really deserve your prayers. countless people working hard day in day out in the “third world” – without recognition or fame.

July 23, 2009 at 7:11 pm
(85) James Khan says:

Samira you remind me of those youtube vidoes of fake ex-muslims who suddenly “found the answers to all their questions”. How dare you mock the religion of islam. You say you rather not practice than be a hypocrite, thats so funny because you say your a muslim but dont even believe in the basic principles of islam. You are fake, only here to stir fitna. Maybe you are just jahil (arrogant) I suggest you study about islam more before making false accusations about what is islam is about. As muslims we know that the doors to heaven is closed for any disbelievers, we know that we are all born muslims and then we choose from our “free whill”. How can you say the disbelivers who are constantly insulting allah by associating others with or besides allah subhanutalah, should go to heaven. Whats wrong with you girl. In a authentic hadith it was narriated that the difference between a beliver and a non-beliver is the one that does the salat. Of course they have to know that they are required to do the salat. Which world are you living in thinking its all about love and peace. Where do you see peace in this world? how can you be in peace when your loved ones are leaving you, how can you be in peace where there is unjustice amongst people going on in this world……… simple: this is all a test. If you are a believer you will know this. The reward for passing this test is unlimited bounty from allah, where you will abode in heaven and true “peace”

May Allah guide you and us all.

July 24, 2009 at 5:04 pm
(86) aysha says:

@jameskhan.masha Allah well said-or written.may Allah guide us all to the sirattal mustaqeen.

July 24, 2009 at 5:56 pm
(87) Samirah aka Michelle says:

James khan – LOL. LOL. LOL.

Is that what you think? See your religion is biased. I am indeed not a muslim. WELL DONE. I just wanted to know how the hell you treat others who are not muslims AND what things you say… You have shown all.

God bless you.

July 27, 2009 at 5:47 pm
(88) zizi says:

the essence of islam is about the ONENESS of God… everything else is irrelevant.. the hardest part of becoming a muslims is believing in that unanimity.. we who are born into islam have it thrust upon us, but if people like MJ and others in this forum, seek it, then im sure, God will be the judge of their faith.. for its much harder to make ur self believe in something contrary to everything u have been brought up with.. Whatever his funeral may have been like, his life may have been like… he spread a message of love, compassion, hope and innocence…. and to be honest.. God doesnt judge man till the end of his days, so how can we?? what if he had said the sha-hada on his death bed? even if he didnt his belief in the Oneness of God is a far greater achievement, as he came from a culture where he was INVINCIBLE, he didnt need to believe in a higher power, he was MICHEAL JACKSON.. YET he did attempt to seek it.. after all as muslims we are told to seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave… let GoD judge..! and just pray for yourselves…

July 28, 2009 at 6:33 pm
(89) aysha says:

good luck with the answers.but everyone what is wit the name calling does it make people listen or understand what u say when u are rude?atleast respect each others opinion.”say good or keep quite”

July 29, 2009 at 8:25 am
(90) Hend Refai says:

Yes Michael converted to Islam in 21/11/2008 and he changed his name to Mekaeel and his brother Jermine said to him in death speach my ALLAH be with you but his mother and others wanted the bublic funeral to be christian, but I heard that he got a secret Islamic burial but I’m not sure of that and even if they didn’t give him Islamic burial it will not affect his desteny in other life
May ALLAH be with you brother and take you with Shohdaa’ and forgive you for your all

July 29, 2009 at 11:37 am
(91) michelle says:

WOW!!! I HAVE AN AKA!! yay! i’ve always wanted an alternate name… anywho…
Samirah, thanks again for your support.
But I agree name calling wont get any of us anywhere. We all really need to start being compassionate to others, and respecting other peoples beliefs..
Jesus said “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” and i’m a firm beleiver of this. Thanks Isa.
However it is frustrating that some people here are so closed minded. Of course your religion tells you that one will not get into heaven if your not muslim, and way to go on beleuiving that… however you need to understand or at least have respect for other religions as they also state the same.
Chirstianity tells us one will not go to heaven if not baptised christian.. so to each his own. We can only do what we feel is right for ourselves and our family. And yes, i believe sharing your faith with people is a wonderful thing, conversations are a wonderful thing, it’s just a shame to have someone else’s religion pushed or forced upon you then when you have questions about it, that same religion tells you to believe it or you wont go to heaven.
Christianity does tell you this, but this is yet another eason i cant believe in it, i was under the impression Islam does not, i was under the impression islam is understanding and patient and compassionate and respectful of other true religions (ie. people of the book… remember them?) but not all the congregations that stem from said religions, or made up religions (like scientology). I guess I was wrong about that.
I am not a muslim, nor do i pretend to be one, but i have been trying to study it for a couple years now in my search for the light.
Before i came onto this site i was just about convinced. but now that i see that Muslims really degrade other religions and tell people you wont go to heaven if your not muslim, and you wont be prayed for if your not muslim, well thats just wrong to me and i will not have any part of it.
Its a shame that questioning people come to sites like these looking for answers when all they seem to get is told they arent going to go to heaven unless they are muslim, well thats sounding like a form of christinatity to me and as such, i’m now going to turn my researching to a more productive, considerate, compassionate, respectful religion. I guess islam is not for me, i’m not hateful enough.

Im glad i found your guys’ attitdes before i converted! thanks for showing me the trueness of a muslim… greatly appreciated… now i see the truth.

Ps… Michael Jackson did not convert, all these rumors are just that.. Rumors. In Michaels will he said he wanted teh kids to be raised of in a prodestant household with his mother. why woudl he want this if he was muslim? why not raise the kids with Jermaine in a muslim household? Oh thats right… tis cause he was prodestant… as was his funeral and his last wishes for his children… sorry to disappoint… i guess all you muslims that have been holding off on praying for him need wait no longer. just forget about him and move on to the next muslim you can actually pray for.

July 29, 2009 at 4:38 pm
(92) aysha says:

if u have questions michelle i’ll try and answer them for u if u want.so send them to golden_ink99@yahoo.com.

July 29, 2009 at 8:09 pm
(93) Maya says:

I beleive tht LORD OUR GOD knw’s all about Michael Jackson. More Than He Knew His Ownself!The Lord Jesus Chrsit knew exactly wht HE was doing whne Michael to the afterlife-(HEAVEN)?I hope he did with ALL mii hart && if people say there is knw JESUS then im gonna say “When This World Comes To An End,Then We Will ALL See The Unexpected,I knw Im Going To HEAVEN && i HOPE Michael Did Thue!”

July 29, 2009 at 8:26 pm
(94) maya says:

P.S i want to let EVERYBODY knw,i AM UH CHRISTIAN && I AM SOOOOOOOOOOOO PROUD TO BE ONE! i dnt understand all these different beliefs,come on now! there not making ne since,but i cnt be madd b/c yhure religions are none of muh businesse,but i will say this,The BIBLE says tht the ONLY way to HEAVEN && is through CHRIST JESUS!i HOPE i cn change some of yall minds about yalls relgion,but if i cnt convince yhue tht JESUS CHRIST IS LORD,than im gonna have to let yhue see for yhure self!-but i will PRAY for yhue!

July 31, 2009 at 1:31 am
(95) NEDONAMAS says:

WOW! Death of MJ triggers a Religious Debate…well, that’s good.

August 1, 2009 at 2:56 pm
(96) Hussainat says:

Samirah aka Michelle, My regards to your parents.. You dare mentioned the most important people in my whole wide worl.. YOU have to be very careful because you dont know me. I am prepare to fight my last drop of blood for my PARENTS, SO BE CAREFUL. I promise never to return any of your insults again… i promise

August 2, 2009 at 4:31 pm
(97) Batool says:

I am muslim but I do not believe in the fact the MJ accepted Islam.Some crazy news rumoured by the GEO television cannot change his real religion that is christianity.I am proud of him because 4 me he is the most talented kings of all but by saying he became a muslim we are getting nothing but trying to refuse who he really was THE KING OF POP born on 29th august 1958 in gary indiana to CHRISTAN parents and died as a christan beliver so for allah sake leave him alone and allah saw what all he did 4 charity didnt he?

August 4, 2009 at 9:26 am
(98) It's me the king of pop. michael jackson says:

STOP WASTING our time,
SAMIRAH is not this persons true name and she or he or 50/50 is not a Muslim. Samirah is just a made up name of a non-muslim person to fool the Muslims and all the good people who take time to read these comments.

lOOk at the comment ’39′. Living in Muslim country could be a very good reason for somebody to convert. Do some research and see how people are becoming Muslims.

Samirah (the insane/Fraud) says ‘ livindgin a country does not make you convert to that religion. Samirah says he/she lives in christian country and she has not become christian. THINK and you will find that she/he is not even a Muslim so what does it make her (convert) or even worse!!!

DON’t waste time read =ing her stupid comments. She does not have a religion and even if she was a Muslim, living in non-Muslim country made her loos her faith. IT MAKES A HUGE IMAPCT.

August 4, 2009 at 12:09 pm
(99) Khajista Nizam says:

the fact that micheal was a muslim is indeed a mystery. one cannot decide whether he was a muslim or not by his appearance or other such coincidences. may God give him peace. the secrets have been taken to the grave by him.

August 5, 2009 at 3:37 am
(100) Michelle aka Samirah says:

@ It’s me the king of pop. michael jackson : well done, you are the brightest of the lot here. I did point that out on some stage that I am NOT muslim, never was, and for you to point that out.. well done!

Hahaha, I am not a convert, but why waste time with narrow minded people like you? If it makes you happy, I am one.

August 8, 2009 at 12:37 am
(101) Harith says:

I remind muslims about the Fatwa of Inb-Taimiam regarding the person who’s dead but we are not sure if he was muslim: we can pray for him in a conditional way; like saying “May Allah forgive him if he died on Islam.”

August 8, 2009 at 9:47 pm
(102) Mohammed Saheb says:

Assalam-hu-alaykum
Brothers and Sisters in Islam, i’ve been reading through this blog, and while doing so have come across many misunderstandings and misconceptions and some of you have gone about doing things in the wrong manner. You have mislead or better, not fully explained certain issues to many people who will read this.

I may not be the best of muslims or even a good one at all but deep within my heart i know that Allah is out there, and no doubt most of the muslims of today including myself are only muslims by name we do not practice Islam the way it should be because we are weak in this time and age.

but thats not why ive posted here, my main concern is that you have turned a soul away from the light (the way in which some of you muslims reacted was unethical). Michelle i totally understand were you are comming from, i have relized your aim of this “activity” if you’d call it, like you i too have a very enquiring mind and have searched and questioned all my life about matters concerning the righteous path but ive always come up with the same conclusion. The problem is today you dont know who to believe, so search within for answers or unless if you got a good trustworthy source. Pretend that you do not know any thing about any of the religions, ask yourself questions and answer them using the different religions as your sources i garantee you that islam will give you the most sensible answers not only that, it will answer why and how the other religions have answered the same question. Islam is a way of life.

Islam is not like how you now perceive it to be, dont believe what others have said they havent explained to you in detail. So if youve got any questions please ask me, i will try my best to explain in detail and if i cannot i will lead you to trusted sources.

My email: m.sahebdawray@gmail.com

I’ll be waiting to hear from you. May allah guide you….Inshallah

btw. people its not for us to question weather or not mj was a muslim or not its between him and allah… dont questin it … u’ll be answerable on the day of judgement… You believe what you want let others believe what they want…
End of story …

August 17, 2009 at 8:37 am
(103) maha says:

i dont no if michal jakson is muslim or not but iam a muslum girl and my dreams that the michal jakson was muslum because nothi
ng in the world better than the muslums peapole اشهد ان لا اله الا الله وانه محمد رسول الله

August 17, 2009 at 5:19 pm
(104) Fahim says:

R.I.P. MJ!!
wtf ppl here live should i pray for MJ or not…:S… its weird and stupid
it really does really matter whether he wos a muslim or not…wots important is wht kind of a person he wos….to cut it short its either gud or bad….
then again if u want forgiveness frm ALLAH then u should learn how to forgive others (well yea i understand we cant forgive all crimes)….so i would say jus say learn to pray for a departed soul!

August 17, 2009 at 10:35 pm
(105) emad says:

u have to go in ur grave not in michael’s grave dont wory about him . wory about about ur grave ur heaven…..we will be asked about ourselves not about any one else

apni apni Qabar ma jana hai sab ko hum se apnay baray ma sawal hongay micheal ya kissi or k baray ma nai ……………….

August 18, 2009 at 3:58 pm
(106) Kira says:

The only way to get to heaven, is if you believe that Jesus is the son of God, and that he died on the cross. So if Michael believed those 2 things, then he went to heaven. But if he didn’t, that’s a shame. But no matter what religion he was, I still love him & his music, and I hope that he is resting in peace!

August 19, 2009 at 5:35 pm
(107) maria says:

hi,
i love michael jackson so much
because he was the kingof pop and he will still now and forever in our hearts that first!
second,
i’m so proud of you michael jackson!
because he’s muslim!?
so i love micahel jackso and plz no comments!?

August 21, 2009 at 8:34 am
(108) lilpixie says:

ok peps!!! im a muslim n proud 2 b 1! i luv michael more den any1 in dis world nd he WAS A MUSLIM! CHECK ON YOUTUBE! MICHAEL JACKSON CONVERTS!IT CAME ON DE BBC NEWS! ND HE AWS SEEN WEARING THE IHRAM! DATS RIGHT DE SAYM 1 DAT HIS BROTHER JERMAINE BOUGHT FOR HIM FROM MAKKAH!!! LUV YA ALL! I WILL ALWAYS PRAY 4 U MIKAEEL JACKSON ND MAY ALLAH BLESS YOU. YOU WILL 4EVA B IN MA HEART LONG AFTA PEOPLE HAV FORGOTTEN U!!!!!! XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX<3

August 26, 2009 at 1:17 am
(109) Farhin samah says:

michael jackson was agreat man.threr is no doubt about it.if he was a muslim then we all should pray for his peace if not then…..there were many false doubts about him. but he was not a partner or a piece of those. but his sudden death is a factor and we all should pray for him. because he has sung those songs only for us.not for himself. he always tried to give us happyness because he was agreat man.and ‘May Allah Bless Him…..’

August 26, 2009 at 10:28 am
(110) Michelle says:

Hello! I jsut wanted to thank all of you who priovided support for me in my search, namely Mohammed Saheb and Aysha…
@ Comment 94 – Maya… you make me laugh with your blind faith. Its great if you actually believe in it all… but dont you ever question why, you, as a woman, can never become a preist? dont you question the validity of “your lord christ jesus”? I mean, i know he was a true person, even a prophet… but come on the SON of GOD? definatly not, God doesnt reproduce, and he certainly woudlnt want you following one of his prophets over him.

And i also wanted to advise that I am not Samirah, nor is she I… We have similar views on certain things, however we are different people.

August 26, 2009 at 6:48 pm
(111) Sabrina says:

Samira, I agree with you. God is the judge of all of us, if he decides to put someone in heaven because of the good deeds he’s done on earth, he will and can. I don’t believe that God will put punish people just because they weren’t muslim. What if a person is not muslim but saves a child’s life, what if a person is not muslim but helps people and do good on earth, then God will punish them after they’ve done so much good on earth.
I don’t believe in that at all, god is just. I believe Michael is in heaven even without becoming muslim, he’s done so much good on earth, and his heart was good. God judges us according to our hearts and niya.

August 27, 2009 at 4:03 pm
(112) Samirah says:

Thanks Sabrina. That is exactly what I was trying to point out. But some people didn’t read it like that, they read it wrong and they assumed.. but what can you do with narrow minded people? You can’t argue. Won’t get you anywhere.
Michelle.. thanks. Yes everyone, we are two different people, with the same name and similar views.

God bless.

August 28, 2009 at 5:05 pm
(113) da'ee says:

many people have the mis conception that prophet muhammed p.b.u.h is the founder of the religion of islam infact islam is there since times in memorial it s there since man put there on the earth and holy quran says in surah fatir ch.35 : v.24″there is not a nation or a tribe to whom we have not sent a warner or a guide”
quran says in surah Ra’ad ch.13 : v.7 “and to every nation we have sent a warner”
but by name only 25 messenger’s are mention in the quran for example adam,moses,solomon,jesus,muhammed p.b.u.h them all but accroding to the qotation of our loved prophet muhammed p.b.u.h there were more then one hundred and twenty four thousand messenger were sent on the face of the earth the quran says in ch.40 : v.78 “we relate to you the srories of some of the messenger’s of the oother’s we dont” that means some messenger’s of Allah s.w.t has been mention in the holy quran and the others have not been mention all the messenger’s of Allah s.w.t of GOD AL mighty that came before prophet muhammed p.b.u.h they were only ment for particular group of people they were sent for only particular grouup of people and the message with they broad was only ment for for the particular time period it was not till iternity the holy quran says that moses p.b.u.h he was only sent for the childern of israel the quran says in surah al imran ch.3 : v.49 “jesus p.b.u.h was sent as a messenger for childern of israel ” he was only sent for the jews a similar message is given in bible in gospel of metthew ch.10 : v.5-6 go he not in to the way of gentiles but rather go into the house of lost sheep of israel” who the gentiles non jews jesus christ p.b.u.h said in bible it is mention in gospel of metthew ch.15 : v.24 “i have not sent but the lost sheep of israel” soo jesus christ p.b.u.h was only sent for the jews bt the holy quran says surah Ahzab ch.33 : v.40 ” Muhammed (p.b.u.h) is not the father of any of your men but (he is) the Messenger of Allah , and the seal of the prophet’s: and Allah has full knowledge of all things” the holy quran says that prophet muhammed p.b.u.h is the last and final messenger of Allah s.w.t quran says in srah al Ambiyah ch.21 : v.107 “We have sent thee not, but as a mercy for all creatures.” the prophet Muhammed was not sent only for the muuslim or for the arab’s he was sent to the whole of humen kind Quran says in surah saba ch.34 : v.28 “We have have not sent thee but as a (Messenger) to all the mankind giving them Glad tidings, and warning them (against sin) , but most men know not.” since the holy quran says that Prophet Muhammed p.b.u.h is the last and final Messenger of Allah s.w.t and he was send for the whole of humen kind .

August 28, 2009 at 10:40 pm
(114) hannah says:

Al salam alekum..

I really dont understand how people can just come out and explain themselfs in the name of islam when they clearly dont know their own religion! people do you know that it is haram to even listen to music(clearly in quran and in many ahades). How can sister samirah praise MJ about him being a fab pop star legendary and for this we should pray for him. And we shouldnt stop our selfs praying for him due to the fact that he might had not been a muslim! This is not a reason my dear to pray for him! know ur religion! plus another fact WE ARE ALL BORN AS MUSLIMS..I can not believe sister samirah has said we are not born as muslims! we are my dear, we are all born as muslims (read in your religion or go to mosques and look in to this I was once ignorent and didnt know also). After we are all born as muslims we continue if we are bought up my muslim family we also start to use our heads and contine to read and follow. Or if some bought up by non muslims then they are taught by their parents their belifes until otherwise one changes and become a muslim or what ever. but in fact we are all born as muslims hun.

August 29, 2009 at 12:11 pm
(115) al-amin jabang says:

pls my brothers and sisters in Islam, lets respect the departed souls and leave the judgment to Allah for he knows what sings in the heart of men. MJ has gone to his creator our words can and misunderstanding can only create us sins.
May we be guided on the straight path……….

August 30, 2009 at 5:53 am
(116) mdsaly says:

I was also in dilemma regarding islam conversion of MJ.But when i heard a song of MJ,without even single stringof any musical instruments,pure lyrics only,i strongly belive MJ was converted and strong beliver of isalm.Because the words in the lyrics was so deep…Give faith to allah…hold on ur iman…dont give int saitan…allah is our creator..sustainor..
only few sentences but the lyric will create strong imapact in your mind
pls try to hear to and decide.
post a comment after hearing the song
I thing its from one of unreleased album

August 30, 2009 at 2:38 pm
(117) wish says:

why I do we want to learn MJ real faith?? Because I love him so much and I stongly believe that he was such a good hearted man and he suffered alot from this evil media and money grabber people in the show buss.( even in his family)I want him die on true faith because I believe the hereafter like other muslims and I want him to find peace and ALLAH’s mercy in his grave.Of course his convert does not help me or Islam does not benefit from his conversion but He may save his soul and May ALLAH forvgive his sins (and ours).This the only thing he needs now not his funs or his music or his dance is only ALLAH ‘s mercy and our Prays.There is nothing wrong with willing someone to die muslim if you are muslims.ALLAh knows the best

August 30, 2009 at 2:50 pm
(118) wish says:

I also believe his family never give him muslim burial because they are strong believer of Christinaty so It wold be so stupid to wait for an islamıc bruialfor him.Beside that the people killed him never let it happen.The tribute in july never shows his real faith it was just a show for the world and media .MJ is dead he can’t say anything about his faith so it is the decision of his family.But I believe that if he was muslim ( I believe that he was) no matter what kind of ceremony he had ALLAH may mercy on him because ALLAH the greatest FORGIVER ( I wish He had an islamıc burial but it is impossible)

August 31, 2009 at 8:45 am
(119) Idisagree says:

HANNAH ——>”plus another fact WE ARE ALL BORN AS MUSLIMS..I can not believe sister samirah has said we are not born as muslims! we are my dear, we are all born as muslims (read in your religion or go to mosques and look in to this I was once ignorent and didnt know also” ————> ok, so you cannot believe samirah asked that question ‘ i can not believe sister samirah has said we are not born as muslims’ BUT you were once the same as you stated… ‘I was once ignorent and didn’t know also’. I’m just pointing out things here. Don’t be quick to judge and after reading Samirah’s comments, she never mentioned that… ” How can sister samirah praise MJ about him being a fab pop star legendary and for this we should pray for him. And we shouldnt stop our selfs praying for him due to the fact that he might had not been a muslim!”. You have MISUNDERSTOOD. She was saying that some people have asked if he is muslim so that they can pray for him if he is. She said that it doesn’t matter if he is muslim or not, he is a legend. She said it doesn’t matter what religion someone is, if its your wish to pray for him/her then you can do. She never said we should pray for him because he is a legend.

Just pointing this. This is where this get all wrong and people become rude. They don’t read things properly.

September 3, 2009 at 3:09 am
(120) Amalia says:

MJ is Muslim

Michael Jackson (MJ) was known as the most loving person in the world. He gave up most of his assets for charity and all his life, he fought for equality of the African Americans, AIDS victims, Against Drug Abuse, Against Abortion, Against Child Labor and secretly channelled his properties for the hungry children of the world. However, he wasn’t peace at heart. He always think of himself as a child trapped inside a man’s body. Being Peter Pan is all his dream, never to grow up, forever a child. That inspires him to build Neverland – a heaven for children. Children of all ages and races are welcomed to Neverland. MJ had so much love to give.

However, he made a mistake which he didn’t know of the consequences. He saw the peaceful life his brother, Jermaine (Muhammad Abdul Aziz) had as a Muslim – true, Jermaine faced so much pressure that he moved to Bahrain.

In 1989, MJ made a p ress conference which shocked the world, “I have seen the Islam in the life of my brother, I have read the books about Islam. And I’d love to someday feel the calmness and peace of Islam….”

Since that, MJ’s life was never the same again.
He was accused of so many accusations against child molestation. MJ was not someone who can deal with much pressure as he is a ‘delicate child’. All the extortion and black mail followed after that. Everything he did was being seen as wrong in the eyes of the Media. All these are to influence his fans to hate MJ. If he is hated, then he would not be influencial anymore.

For several years, he stayed in England. Getting motivation from a long time friend, Cat Stevens, who had converted into Islam – named Yusuf Islam. From him, MJ learnt how Yusuf had survived being Muslim. He made friends with a song writer, Zain Bhikha too, who wrote a song titled, “GIVE THANKS TO ALLAH”, which he wanted MJ to sing whenever he is ready.

Following his trial, MJ withdrew to Bahr ain, where he was the special guest of sheik Abdullah bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the son of Bahrain’s king. It was then that Michael began to give conversion more “serious thought.”
MJ stayed in Bahrain for approximately 3 years. He studied Islam, the prayers and learn to read the Koran (al-Quran).

Finally, he came back to Los Angeles and in November 2008 MJ had formally converted to Islam in a ceremony at a close friend’s house in Los Angeles.
He perform Haj with the King of Bahrain and son on December 2008.

He had a hidden agenda when he wanted to make a final comeback. He annouced in a press conference on March 2009, “This will be my final concert. I’ll see you all in July….”
He planned that during his concert, he would announce that this is the FINAL concert as he wouldn’t be performing anymore. He will declare that he is a Muslim and will only sing with Yusuf Islam and Friends.
At the end of the concert, he will be singing the song, “GIVE THANKS TO ALLAH” with Yusuf Islam. That is the reason why he chose London as his final concert venue instead of the USA. It was because he thought he could escape the USA’s extortion, and that he could perform with yusuf Islam who is in England.

At 12.30am, 25th June 2009, he hugged his production manager and said, “After reherasing for 2 months, I am finally ready for the concert…”
Before leaving to sleep, he waved his dancers, “It was a good night everyone. I’ll see you all tomorrow…”
The next thing… He was pronouced dead at 2.26am….

When 911 was called, there are so much questions asked. It is as if they didn’t know who MJ is and where he lived. The questions asked are more towards to delay time.
The hospital said the autopsy result can only be obtained after 2 months – very illogical as even the worst African technology could obtain the result in less than 2 weeks.

MJ’s family members opt for second private autopsy as they started to feel something fishy is going on. The result ca me out in about 4 days – MJ was drugged with high dosage of anaesthetic – drug that brings about a reversible loss of consciousness, if used to much could stop the heart from beating.

Another result which was not aired in the media was, MJ’s stomach is empty of this drug, but his blood were filled with it – same case as the death of Marilyn Monroe.
The private doctors also found many needle marks, afraid to be forced injections given to MJ on his bed.

In CNN Live after a week, Barack Obama was interviewed. And he said, “I love MJ, I grew up listening to his songs. It is a great loss, but rest assured that there is no conspiracy in his d eath…”
Now, why must a President made such statement before the official autopsy result came out? How would he know that there is no conspiracy without the post-mortem result? Seems like someone is afraid of his shadows.

MJ was known to the world as a person who is against drug abuse. Why must he be addicted to drug, then? If he wanted to commit suicide, why rehearse for his concert? And why will he want to see his dancers the next day?

Enough about his death. I am sure people around the world is not stupid anymore. These supreme power can fool us during the Marilyn Monroe conspiracy, Martin Luther King and Princess Diana. But in this MJ’s case, they left too many loopholes for those who think…!!

MJ’s family was about to give him a Muslim burial with the help of The Brotherhood of Islam. But, the CIA showed up at Neverland’s door – blackmailed them that if they do so publicly, Katherine (MJ’s mother) would be pull off from MJ’s 3 children’s custody as well as MJ’s estates. Instead, they’ll hire Debbie Rowe for the purpose, and the court will be in their favour. So much for democracy and fairness…

Finally, they agreed to let MJ have a Muslim Burial in Neverland. But in condition, must show to the public a Christian Memorial Service, as to prove to the world that MJ was nev er a Muslim.

So, Staples Centre was jus t a normal show. That’s why the coffin was closed and sealed.

MJ was buried days earlier. The Gold Coffin was empty. They were about to bury the Coffin according to Christianity ways in Hollywood – as in their deal with the USA Government.

These happened, because the USA is afraid of the rising numbers of Muslims in the world

September 5, 2009 at 7:48 am
(121) ahmed says:

Many muslims like samirah live on earth(the owner of comment no 11 & 12). there is no religion which rewards people to go to heaven without them doing beliving and prayin to they beliv, no matter how good they are. secondly the only eccepted religion infront of allah is ISLAM. thirdly micheal jackson had all the time in the world to declare publically that he is a muslim or being seen even one day in mosque. forthly the burial didn’t take place as islamic. the question is, why did jarmaine jackson not protested if he knows that his brother was really a muslim?. may ALLAH guide samirah, she knows nothing about any religion. we leave these to God. God knows best. anyone who is really has something to say about me this is my email adrs, ahmey901@hotmail.com.

September 7, 2009 at 9:14 am
(122) put3z says:

first of all, i’m muslim.
for those people that is non-muslim just shut ur mouth. cause u know nothing about muslim(otherwise,if u study about it).
samirah was right. we shouldn’t busy body about his religion. it only between him,god and his family.
lastly i have a prove that he his muslim.
(i considered only muslim hear this song cause i afraid non-muslim don’t like it) do listen to this song ‘give thank to allah – michael jackson’.
He records this song when he gone to Dubai. Enjoy!
assalamualaikum.

September 9, 2009 at 1:43 am
(123) i am muslim and i am so proude Thank YOU ALLAH says:

i am a muslim . i am proude to be one . Do you know why ?

because Allah The Almighty choice me as one of the Prophet Muhammad `s (peace be upon him ) Ummah .
Isalm is the greatest gift in life . We have to e graitful for Allah for giveing us this greatest gift . Also , Our holly Book is The Qura`an . it is the word of Allah The Almight , and this is a great gift too . The Quraan is one book which is still the same since the time of our beloved prophet Muhammad ( peace e upon him )and it was not edited by men like the books of the other religions .AND IT IS ONE BOOK . All these things make sooooooooo proude of my relgion which is Islam . I LOVE ISLAM , I LOVE ALLAH AND I LOVE PROPHET MUHAMMAD PEACE BE UPON HIM

September 14, 2009 at 2:30 pm
(124) Rina says:

Mj as far as i know hes a good person.. May the almighty allah forgve hs sins, n make hm to go to heaven. And by the way, y s ths argument abt relignz.. Allah wl hwever shw e true relign to evrybdy n ths earth.. So t s n our hands to act acrdnly..

September 21, 2009 at 8:04 am
(125) hanne says:

he didn’t need to change his name: full name Michael Joseph Jackson. Joseph = Youssuf.

September 21, 2009 at 8:07 am
(126) Hani says:

his full name is Michael Joseph Jacson. He din’t have to change anything Joseph is Youssuf.

September 24, 2009 at 2:07 am
(127) hAMZA RAMZAN says:

yES! HE WAS MUSLIM and his new name was Mikeal and he recite a naat to thank allah no body in this world can dance like him his dance has magic he was really king of pop

September 27, 2009 at 10:31 am
(128) mariam says:

I AM A MUSLIM ALSO WANTED MICHAEL TO BE A MUSLIM I HEARD THAT HE BECAME MUSLIM AND CHNGED HIS NAME TO MIKAEL BUT I AM NOT SURE BEC. IF HE WAS MUSLIM HE MUST BE BURIED AFTER 2DAYMAX. HE WAS BURIED AFTER 1 MONTH AND MORE BUT ALSO THEY WERE TRYING TO KNOW WHAT KILLED HIM BEC. IF HE WAS BURIED AFTER 2 DAYS WITHPUT KNOWING WHAT KILLED HIM HIS FAMILY WOULDNT STOP LOOKING FOR WHAT KILLED HIM!

September 30, 2009 at 7:34 am
(129) Yasmaanu says:

If he was a muslim its good for him. If not he has wasted his life in this world.Dont we know that music is haram in islam.Imam IbnTaymiyyah said, “Listening to music and sinful fun are among what strengthens the satanic ways the most. This is exactly what the disbeliever’s used to do. Allaah said, And their prayer at the House (of Allaah) was nothing but Muka ‘an and Tasdiyah.
Any singing with any instrument is Haram and the scholars are unanimous on this. Therefore, Muslims must be aware of it. The Prophet said, “From among my nation there will be those who render as lawful adultery, silk (for men), AI-Khamr (alcohol) and musical instruments.” [Al-Bukhari].
I advise you all to read the Qur’aan and keep remembering Allaah. I advise you to listen to Qur’aanic programs on the radio. This way, you will find pleasure and will keep busy so you can stay away from music and songs.May Allah guides us to the right path.

October 5, 2009 at 8:54 am
(130) roy says:

God knows..this is what I can say

October 5, 2009 at 12:15 pm
(131) Shafique says:

Well its an interesting discussion to know who, what, and where is God, Allah, Jesus, Moses, Karishna, Budha and all that. I think all we need to do is to concentrate on our ownself, free us from all types of biases, be an optimistic. If we are able to overcome our biases I am sure He will show us the right way. As for M.J is concerned lets be optimistic again. If we dont have a proof of his being a Muslim we dont have a proof of his being a non Muslim as well and we have to make an assumption. So lets make a positive assumption that his heart had known the right way. Lets pray that his soul might rest in eternal peace.

October 7, 2009 at 3:07 pm
(132) Queen of Pop says:

To everyone out there who is saying that Michael Jackson wasnt a muslim just want to say that YOU ARE WRONG!!! Because i have SEEN and HEARD MJ say his NASHEEDS because i know someone who knows on of the witnesses so yh!!! I think that ends all of your debates right there whether he was MUSLIM or not!!! PLEASE FEEL FREE TO WRITE BACK(address to queen of pop)thank you may allah guide you all!!!

October 7, 2009 at 3:22 pm
(133) Queen Of Pop says:

MICHELLE AND SUMERIAH WHO EVER YOU ARE I HOPE THAT IS THE END OF YOUR POINT BECAUSE SINCE I HAVE SEEN THE VIDEO OF MJ SAY HIS NAYA TO ISLAM I CANT ARGUE WITH THAT BECAUSE I AM NOT BLIND AND DO NOT WHERE GLASSES SO I KNOW WHAT I SAW SO CAN EVERYONE JUST CHILL FOR 2 SECONDS TAKE A DEEP BREATHE AND CALM DOWN!!! now it doesnt matter muslim, christian, buddhist, sikh, jew, hindu lets just pray for MJ OK!!!!

October 8, 2009 at 1:40 pm
(134) Queen Of Pop's Sis says:

first of all i LOVE michael soooooooo much!!! no matter what is religion!!!! R.I.P MJ!!!

October 9, 2009 at 11:44 am
(135) ms says:

mickeal mohammed aka micheal jackson. he was an muslim

October 9, 2009 at 4:02 pm
(136) ali says:

sorry for all of you if he was a muslim or not it’s non of your bisness and u’m telling you all don’t west your time saying (he was a muslim no he was a cristinian jesus said…) and some thing like that and u’m saying to you islam is tha best

October 9, 2009 at 7:36 pm
(137) MArina says:

I think Michael Jacson was muslim because he have song about muslim and his brother was a muslim

October 10, 2009 at 6:21 am
(138) Sana says:

i love micheal jackson he was the greatest singer of all times!! his life was a tough challenge but he some how found a way to give his fans what they wanted!! he has always thought of everyone before himself no matter what!! yes i think he was muslim beacause there are videos on youtube singing songs of Allah!! he was a good hearted person who always gave money to charity!!
no other artist has given as much as michael and no other artist has sold as many records as michael!! just because michael turned muslim the media hated it the made lies about him so everyone would hate him but our love was so strong for him we never stopped loving him and never will!!
it was a great shock to everyone when he died the world was in mournig he was the greatest man on earth who deserved alot better!!
when michael was a young artist in his early 20′s he went to magizine company asking them if he could give them an interview but they turned him down saying “black people dont sell on the front cover” michael was so heart broken he turned and said to them ” some day you will beg me for an interview and i will give it to you or i wont”
I LOVE YOU MICHAEL JACKSON! <3 R.I.P
IN OUR HEARTS FOREVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

October 11, 2009 at 9:36 am
(139) Queen of pop? hahahaha says:

QUEEN OF POP AND QUEEN OF POP’S SISTER YOU SOUND LIKE A BUNCH OF CHAVS.

October 12, 2009 at 1:49 pm
(140) Queen of Pop says:

Excuse me!!! I am NOT a chav i dont go around wearing hoop earrings and mini skirts and listening to trampy music!!! I am a 13 year old who goes to very multi-cultaral school and i have respect for everyones faiths and cultures so dont go around making false accusations on me when you dont even know me or my sister!!! this website is here so we the public can share their opinions with everyone else whether michael jackson was muslim not what you think about the people sharing thier opinions!!! AND i dont lie i tell people right up to them what i think of them and dont go around back biting about people!!! so u retarded idiot lets see what name u can come up!!! oh sorry u cant u can only take other peoples names and laugh at them when u cant come up with one urself!!

October 26, 2009 at 2:58 pm
(141) IslamTrue says:

He already became muslim in 2008 but not all the media informed as this phenomenon might cause mass conversion of fans which is negative to WEST world.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/celebritynews/3494296/Michael-Jackson-converts-to-Islam-and-changes-name-to-Mikaeel.html

October 28, 2009 at 7:31 pm
(142) Ahmed says:

el salamo alekom
hi every body
to samira i agree for some of what you say
that god only knows whats inside the hearts of all of us
and allah is the only one who have the right to say who is going to hell and who have the honar to be in heaven .
but…
you have to read more about islam
i think because of your most traveling and living away you was teaching yourself islam
so lets begin from the start whats islam ?
it is beleiving in one god ….
no siblings no one but allah he has no son or wife no one at all
he is the all mighty and has no need to anyone
the creator of the universe does he need any help
ofcourse not
so jesuse was muslim and moses was moslem , ibrahim nad noha even adam was muslim
because they beleive in one god
so we muslim belive in all messengers and prophets
and we beleive in one god
if there is muslims who do bad things like murder or raping or even having an illegal sex they are exteremly punshed and they will be ounshed by allah also so we are not superior for anyone we have to respect other pepole more than anyone beacause we are muslims
we must so pepole how is the true islam
prophet muhamed (pbuh) never force anyone to islam
he just tell them about islam and if anyone has the interst to come to islam he shows him
thats what we must do because islam doesnt need anyone but we need islam to show us the right way
god bless us all and for you smaira muslims do mistakes but islam the religion has no mistake its god tlake
thanks to all of you
peace be upon you

November 1, 2009 at 2:40 am
(143) maha says:

micheal jakson was a muslim n his brother is one his brother said ‘MAY ALLAH BE WITH MICHEAL JAKSON’

November 5, 2009 at 9:11 pm
(144) SAMSONATEE says:

NO HE WASNT A MUSLIM FOR HE MOCKED THAT RELIGION

November 11, 2009 at 10:46 pm
(145) liyana says:

MJ was about to declare moslim in his last concert

November 22, 2009 at 10:01 pm
(146) Anon Non-Muslim says:

For people (eg. Waqas Lone) who thinks that one has to be a muslim in order to go to heaven:

Islam started as a religion circa 600AD. Human civilization started way back – more than 10,000BC. For example the Egyptians, Babylonians, Chinese have recorded history dating back from 5,000BC.

If your assumption is true, that would imply mean that ALL of our forefathers prior to 600AD went to HELL? And that only starting from 600AD the fortunate Muslims started going to heaven?

November 24, 2009 at 3:23 pm
(147) Sabrina says:

Anon you really need to work on your religious education. I am not a muslim but as i have done a degree in this area of work the Quran says that from the time of adam and more leaders they were desinated to make the people follow islam only back then islam hadnt got its name yet!

December 7, 2009 at 12:37 pm
(148) andy says:

michael jackson was not muslim!

December 10, 2009 at 1:58 pm
(149) OPEN MINDED PERSON says:

YES HE WAS a muslim.

But I dont think it should affect our view of him as a person. I mean, we are all human.I am a muslim myself but i think that RELIGIONS are ALL THE SAME!!!!! We all pray the same God, only in a different way…

So, we should mourn for him no matter what.
I dont see the purpose of this thread. seriously. As he said himself ” Doesnt matter if you are black or white”. Why cant the lyrics apply to religion too???

December 31, 2009 at 12:06 am
(150) mohamed says:

asalaamu alaykum all of you and it been a lot of many stories about micheal jackson and some people say that he is muslim but God know what he was and he can say that he was or he wasn’t so please be respectfull to him he die and if someone die that is it only God know what to do……………………………

January 6, 2010 at 11:42 am
(151) Safa is cool says:

micheal(meekal) is a muslim

to all the cristian first think this way if Jesus(Isa) is son of allah(god) than who is Jesus Grandfather Huh?

And to all the bible is never memerised by anyone only the Quran(muslim holy book) if you take a Quran from each country it will be same but if you take a bible it willl never be same E.G it might be german ,english or french.

so there I am a muslim

January 20, 2010 at 11:24 am
(152) hania hesham elzarka says:

i think we will never now some people say he is not muslim some say he is muslim some say he h8 islam…….. i dont now, i wish i now the truth. but i heard his song about allah its sooooooooooo nice

January 21, 2010 at 4:50 pm
(153) lama says:

lol samirah take it easy ..if u werent intersted about michael\s religion u wouldnt visit this site .. and by the way theres no such thing called buddha in religion respect god :) u can respect ppl who believe in god not in other things …there’s nothing called freedom when it comes to religion im not saying HATE atheists muslim dont know hatred they just stay away from those ppl and yes its nice to know about oothers religion to know how other ppl think you shoulndt be a superficial person to ask stupid questions as “whats ur favourite colour? what do u like the most in girls ? “…etc when u know about someones own belief ull know how he thinks

and guys if ur interested to know (as it seems) there was an interview with jermain jackson today and they asked him about michaels religion he didnt mention it in a direct way buut he was trying to show ppl through al arabia tv that michael was reading many books about islam and he was trying to convert and jermain said that i dont know if my brother michael said ( ashhadou an la ilaha ella allah before he died and i wish he said it but i dont know anything about that ) jermain wouldnt say anything about his brother because michael is not a normal person he is a very famous singer and 3/4 of the world love him so it would be a disaster if they admit it :)

January 22, 2010 at 4:22 pm
(154) Asos says:

As Jermaine Jackson said on DUBAI TV in an Interview, Michael Jackson was Muslim at heart, he did not say I AM MUSLIM, but what he did was read many Holy Islamic books that were given to him by Jermaine Jackson, he also lived in a Muslim country for a couple of years because the USA did not accept who he was and made false accusations about him. His brother Jermaine Jackson alos went to live in a Mulim country after he became a muslim. It was he who convinced Michael to go an live in a Muslim country since everyone was going against him. I am certain that Michael Jackson would have went up on stage one day and told everyone that HE IS MUSLIM, but that can’t happen because they killed.
As JERMAIN JACKSON said “May ALLAH be with you MICHAEL always”

I am Muslim myself and hope that one day everyone realises what relegion they have to be in order to go HEAVEN.

January 25, 2010 at 1:06 pm
(155) tahir says:

As Jermaine Jackson said on DUBAI TV in an Interview, Michael Jackson was Muslim at heart, he did not say I AM MUSLIM, but what he did was read many Holy Islamic books that were given to him by Jermaine Jackson, he also lived in a Muslim country for a couple of years because the USA did not accept who he was and made false accusations about him. His brother Jermaine Jackson alos went to live in a Mulim country after he became a muslim. It was he who convinced Michael to go an live in a Muslim country since everyone was going against him. I am certain that Michael Jackson would have went up on stage one day and told everyone that HE IS MUSLIM, but that can’t happen because they killed.
As JERMAIN JACKSON said “May ALLAH be with you MICHAEL always”

I am Muslim myself and hope that one day everyone realises what relegion they have to be in order to go HEAVEN.

January 27, 2010 at 12:30 am
(156) Joan says:

I just read this entire post. Wow! This is an amazing site and I have learned a great deal reading it. I can’t believe that all these people are arguing over whether or not Jackson was Muslim or Christian. This question seems to be painfully important to a lot of people and I’m wondering WHY? Why is this question so very important to you? What would it mean to you if you knew for sure that he did belong to your religion? What would it mean to you if you found for sure that he rejected your religion? When I look at all of these posts — it brings me to conclude that people look to entertainers to be their Gods. Folks — MJ was a rare and gifted entertainer. I doubt if anyone who posted here even met him. He was a human being but it sounds like he is being worshiped. That worries me. What does it say about the human race that people would get that desperate about a person they didn’t even really know.

January 27, 2010 at 2:40 pm
(157) Asos says:

Joan – If i knew for sure that he belonged to my relegion it would make me happy knowing that he went to heaven!!!!
If i knew for sure that he did not belong to my relegion (which isnt the case) then so be it, i still like him for he was an bless Jermain Jackson for trying to teach his brother about Islam.

I of all poeple don’t worship a statue or a person (as you indicated that pople look up to MJ as a God) “I worship Allah the One and Only God”

January 28, 2010 at 3:44 am
(158) TMT says:

Who cares if MJ was Muslim or not, this shouldn’t matter at all. If he was Muslim then he’d go to Heaven but if he wasn’t he’d go to Hell. The fact is we should not look at his religion, rather his significance in this world and how he changed the music industry. People say he was king of POP, now that the king is dead who is going to take his place. Remember MJ was only 1 man given a voice by Allah, so we should thank Allah that earth was blessed with a voice.

January 29, 2010 at 7:01 pm
(159) Asos says:

Tahir – Thanks for beleing in what i believe in :)
TMT – Your right Allah gave us a man with a talent that no one else had, an instead of appreciating it people destroyed him, and killed him.
“MAy Allah be with you Michael, always”

January 31, 2010 at 11:49 pm
(160) lolypop says:

hellooooo
michael jackson is a muslim!!!
his islamic name is mikael

February 1, 2010 at 3:20 pm
(161) Asos says:

lolypop – Thats what they say, but is it true? Have your heard it come out of MJ’s mouth that his Islamic name is Mikael?
” May ALLAH be with you Michael, Always “

February 4, 2010 at 11:53 am
(162) nassif ahmed rahmathullah says:

woooww,, mj’s brother was converted to a muslim years later his brother told him the buety of islam and made him convert by singing a bueatiful about islam to show him that there is a porpose of life wich made mj cry and he converted to islam… and SOME PEOPLE think he only converted to islam so he can make more people like muslims listen to his music BUT THERE wRONG he converted for the sake of allah (pbuh)

February 4, 2010 at 11:56 am
(163) nassif rawmath says:

woooww,, mj’s brother was converted to a muslim years later his brother told him the buety of islam and made him convert by singing a bueatiful about islam to show him that there is a porpose of life wich made mj cry and he converted to islam… and SOME PEOPLE think he only converted to islam so he can make more people like muslims listen to his music BUT THERE wRONG he converted for the sake of allah (pbuh) … and DONT COMMENT AFTER WHT I SAID THIS IS TRUE !

February 5, 2010 at 3:41 pm
(164) Asos says:

Nassif – OK i won’t comment!

February 11, 2010 at 7:04 pm
(165) google says:

yewp so its official hes muslim case closed like tht other person said

February 14, 2010 at 4:47 am
(166) kshitij pandit says:

i dont care about michael jacksons religion . i only salute him for his art of singing and dancing. because he is the king of pop.

February 23, 2010 at 2:59 pm
(167) Michelle says:

Mikael is actually the Arabic Translation… i knwo this because its the Masculine version of my name, and in Arabic both of our names are Mikael. its not an islamic convert name. its just his own name translated…

March 6, 2010 at 10:21 am
(168) fatema ali khan says:

yeah, micheal jackson converted to islam when he was in Bahrin.and he sing a song about his reality. i believe that he was a Muslim when he died, and he read his Kalima, I also believe in this.dont worry M.J i am praying for you not only one time but also five times a day.God blesses you.
love you always M.J
i will remember you as long as i am alive
sleep in peace
Allah gives you peace and Mohammed gives you his mercy.

March 6, 2010 at 10:28 am
(169) fatema ali khan says:

and i also want awake that people who has doubt on M.J’s believes.you all are in deep sleep up to now you all are dreaming, but when the time come to go and leave this world for others on that time you all be awake that what is defferences between this world and the world which you all will have after dead.
M.J woke up before daying.and understood that what is going on in this world.he chose his incoming world. his dead life.
Allah peace be upon you dear M.J

March 11, 2010 at 8:01 am
(170) Amina (Nancy) says:

The saniest and most important thing stated on here was “WE ARE NOT GOT, THEREFORE, WE ARE NOT ALLOWED TO JUDGE. ONLY ALLAH(GOD)HAS THAT ABILITY, ONLY HE KNOWS OUR SOULS, HEARTS AND INTENTIONS.” Fellow muslims, don’t be so fast to judge, you are far worse than a murderer when you do this, you place yourself on a level equal to God with these actions. I would hate to be you on judgement day.

April 2, 2010 at 7:15 pm
(171) Sajjad says:

M.J. was not a Muslim. And if he was, he would have changed his name…

April 5, 2010 at 7:15 pm
(172) Ariana says:

NOT A MUSLIM

April 19, 2010 at 7:50 pm
(173) Scratch my car i scratch your ass! says:

the point is if his heart was in the right place! he was going to tell the world of what the illuminati was going to do!

April 21, 2010 at 5:49 pm
(174) sarah says:

I wish people would leave him alone and i believe he converted to islam!

April 24, 2010 at 7:00 pm
(175) Izzy says:

Pple, plz go get a life n leave the poor man in peace
Lub yhoo Michael (Mikaeel)
x x x x

August 8, 2010 at 5:47 pm
(176) nibby says:

no one knows the truth, only Allah Knows.. at this very moment we all should be trying to be better muslims and not worry about whether michael jackson was muslim or not, even though it will remain an unaswered question on many peoples minds. we should pray for forgiveness for sins that we have commited and leave michael jackson alone.. when judgment day comes only your good and bad deeds would be looked at not michael jacksons.. R.I.P Michael Jackson.

August 14, 2010 at 9:22 am
(177) Mohammad Alamgir says:

dear samira assalamualaikum(peace be on you)
i have read several of your comments not all of them.

interesting but feel sorry at the same time.

dont judge a car by the driver(who doesn’t know to drive/or lack of knowledge)

every religion based on believe except islam

interesting isn’t it?
becoz islam have believe and proof, both islam have.

christianity that word doesn’t exist in the bible. and trinity that word also not exist in the bible.

jesus(pbuh), moses(pbuh), abraham(pbuh) david(pbuh)
they are the messenger of god.
becoz all of them they submit there will to almighty(ALLAH)
like:bible(act:2:22)
john(5:30) this two verses cleary says that jesus(pbuh) was nothing else but a messenger and muslim.

muslim means a person who submit his will to ALLAH(GOD)

may be you donot know, that all the scripture before quran for particulat time and for particular people.
and quran is not only for arab or muslims… quran for whole of humankind including jinn.

quran says: anbiya:107″) We sent thee(mohammad) not, but as a mercy for all creatures.”

i dont want to criticize any religion. i can proof 1000 of errors from bible and vedas like earth is flat, how human creted like pour dot milk and cheese says bible. ofcourse man not created in that way

quran says produce your proof if you are truthfull(2:111)baqara
and if you can not then fear the hell fire which fuel will be man and stone

lastly mohammad(pbuh) mention in hiduism, bible all the secrect scripture.. i have proof with reference. but even after that some people will not believe…. why
becoz
quran:2:18
deaf,dumb and blind they will never come to the true path.
mathew 13:13 seeing they see not, hearing they hear not, neither they will understand

who will enter paradise
quran:asr chapter 103 verse 1-3
By (the Token of) time (through the Ages), (1) Verily Man is in loss, (2) Except such as have Faith, and do righteous deeds, and (join together) in the mutual teaching of Truth, and of Patience and Constancy. (3)

4 criteria have to full filled
faith, righteous deed(halal works)
call people for the HAQ(truth/dawa) muslim and non muslim..
patience

if anyone fullfill he/she will get janna inshallah

for name sake muslim not practising allah knows the best there future.
knowledge of islam is very easy(for pious) tough for you know….

August 16, 2010 at 10:24 am
(178) ....... says:

Why are people so concerned if Michael Jackson was a Muslim or not. Do they pray for the millions of forgotten Muslims in the third world countries that have suffered and died a slow painful death due to ignorance by third parties? Instead of worrying about Michael Jackson, worry about yourself. The reason why the people of Islam don’t seem to be ‘happy’ is because they are easily being lead astray and they know what will happen to them. Why don’t the people who claim to be Muslims, research the whole foundation of their religion before insinuating that they are a solid representative of the religion and telling people wrong things. Allah (SWT) sent down the prophets and the Quraan to reveal the true message of Islam. The only reason why you are forgetting the beauty of Islam is because you are scared of the consequences of your actions as you have given in to temptation. You only condemn the religion to forget about the consequence, but when you’re alone and you’re having doubts, you know yourself that you have done wrong whether it is small or big and you block it out by becoming oblivious to it.
How about people brush up on the story of creation and the downfall of Satan and know what path is right and wrong.
And if you all notice ‘Samira’ was the first to turn the debate around on to the religion of Islam and has created conflict and in a sense a path. If you’re a non-believer then don’t get involved if you’re are not really interested in the religion and just want to slate it, because that is just pathetic… especially since you are basing this debate and maybe some other links as the basis of Islam, if you want to know about the religion go to someone who has the knowledge and understanding and who is a devout Muslim.
I’m not a fanatic nor do I consider myself a good Muslim, as we give in to temptation to much; however it is pure common sense that Islam is the strongest religion in the world and many people are trying to do as much as they can to denounce it to see its demise.
Ramadhaan Mubarek
P.S. Reply with what you want, not like this site can change my mind on things.

August 19, 2010 at 11:37 pm
(179) Hena says:

It’s been 2 hours I have been reading this page. And I feel sorry for Michelle who is studying Islam but people like Samirah are misguiding. From all the above discussions especially discussion number 85, 87 & 91 I was so broken into tears. It is so clear to understand Islam but Samirah you are so blind and taking others into dark as well.

Islam means peace and Muslim means submitting once will for Allah. True Muslims are ready to give up all the luxury and ego for Allah and they have started preparing for their return to the creator of all. There are many eye opening comments about Islam that anyone can believe in Islam after reading the whole discussion. But for those who are blind will never understand. I respect Islam and I am so proud to be a Muslim. I am here to say few more things:

As a Muslim when someone dies or when a misfortune overtakes, we say: Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un. ‘Surely we belong to Allah and to Him shall we return’.” It does not matter if someone is Muslim or or we can say this dua on once death because everything belongs to Allah and we all have to return back to Allah.

So is MJ………..so it does not matter if he was Muslim or not send this dua form him. Allah knows better than us.

@ SAMIRAH: I don’t know if you are a Muslim or not but what you say does not make sense. You call yourself open minded but you cannot see the simplest thing. You are here because Allah created you and Allah is the creator of everything. One day you will die and return to the creator of all….Allah who created you for the 1st time. Well u r asking for a proof that if is Allah the creator? ….then ask yourself..!!!

Do you know why I believe in Islam because Muslims believe in one and only god – the unseen. Have u ever seen a God then how can any person or idol can be a god. Muslims have never seen their god but they believe in Him- this is Islam. Quran is the guide to the mankind and it says about everything you need to live and know. You just need a better understanding.

@ Michelle: I respect you that you have been studying Islam and finding the right answer. It’s your right to find the correct answer but don’t forget in your this journey you will find many ways leading you to different directions. You need to choose the right path. Your question was that if it’s true that only Muslims will go to the heaven and kafir (non-believers) will not? Dear brother read Quran, read “surah Bakarah” with meaning and you will get your answers. And to me I also believe that good people will go to the heavens no matter what religion they belong but if they do not believe in ONE God they may get into trouble. As we all are adult enough to understand and differentiate between good and bad, we should not make this silly mistake to understand who is our creator (which is a huge mistake!!) And to be honest…..Allah knows better who will go to heavens and who will not. So be prepared, behave rightly and understand……you are a grown up blessed with all senses – the blessing of Allah indeed.

Leave all the religion aside and answer me with your open eyes. Open your eyes…..tell me one thing? Do you believe that a person or a human can be God or Gods’s son or an Idol can be a God? Does that sound right to you? And brother, if that does not sound right and you if you think that The Creator of all is one and only one – unseen, then congratulation you are in Islam and you are a Muslim. Leave the rest on Allah that He is the creator of all and knows better than us that who deserves what in here-after?

May Allah guide to all human beings. To all Muslim brothers and sisters one last suggestion from me is that READ READ READ Quran. Read and seek knowledge not only of Quran but everything that makes you sensible and respectful in the world and here after. Prepare for the last Day of Judgment and prepare for your death – its certain , its certain.

Belated Ramadan Mubarak – take the benifit of this precious month.

My gift for you all is this webside:

http://blog.iloveallaah.com/2010/07/important-lessons-to-be-learnt-from-ramadaan/

Jazak Allah khair
Allah Hafiz

August 25, 2010 at 10:32 am
(180) hmmmm says:

MJ WASN’T MUSLIM. LIKE SOME PEOPLE I AGREE. IF HE WAS HE WOULD HAVE CHANGED HIS NAME.

SAMIRAH I KIND OF AGREE WITH WHAT YOU SAID. I READ UR FIRST STATEMENTS AND IT IS TRUE, SOME PEOPLE CLAIMED THAT THEY WOULD ONLY PRAY FOR MJ IF HE WAS MUSLIM.. THATS A LITTLE STUPID. IT DOESNT MATTER WHAT RELIGION HE WAS.

October 13, 2010 at 11:54 pm
(181) samreen says:

MJ IS A MUSLIM, MJ WAS A MUSLIM AND MJ WILL BE A MUSLIM

May Allah guide to all human beings. To all Muslim brothers and sisters one last suggestion from me is that READ READ READ Quran. Read and seek knowledge not only of Quran but everything that makes you sensible and respectful in the world and here after. Prepare for the last Day of Judgment and prepare for your death – its certain , its certain

October 15, 2010 at 5:01 pm
(182) Mubarak says:

weda M.J was a muslim or not may ALLAH bless his soul and let him rest in peace…he deserves dat ..he made a diffence to dis world wen he was alive and i think we shud thank him for dat…may ALLAH be with you all in life and death..:d

October 28, 2010 at 10:47 pm
(183) Deja Vu' says:

Dear all, I have been going through all the stuff since a couple of hour. Apart from the discussion-cum-combat sort of argument with some kind of intention to prove ones owns believes true and the rest a piece of s*** It doesnt make any sense to me at all that why it is necessary to be sure of ones belief even if someone is going to pray for somebody he/she likes? Is it mendatory that one shold be a muslim to send his bkessings for the MJ (RIP)? I am a muslim but a great admirer of the King of Pop, he was a great entertainer of all times, a social activist and above all, a himble and sinecere human being, truely devoted for the better of humanity without any illogical discrimination of gender, race and geographical boundaries. If you one is eager to plung himself into some sort of tug-of-war to decide about MJ, I suggest he/she must go through some basic research about his life before “Locking” your final decisions about MJ’s life. Atleast going through a few paragraphs of “Moonwalker” would suffice you. Try it….

no hard feeling to anyone!

See ya all

November 7, 2010 at 5:51 am
(184) husnain khan says:

HE WAZ MUSLIM…HE CONVERTD HIS NAME INTO MIKAEEL …….AND HE READ A HAMD (ALLAH’S GOODNESS)……NAME OF HAMD IZ…”GIVE THNKS TO ALLAH”………..HMM

November 21, 2010 at 12:58 pm
(185) nobody says:

we wish Allah forgive him and us , I hope he died as one muslim because before he die he convert to islam , other thing God knows better then us …

November 21, 2010 at 1:28 pm
(186) TellTheTruth says:

Who cares if he was muslim or not when he died. The pedophile is dead. Let him crawl around in hell by himself.

November 26, 2010 at 11:53 pm
(187) zee says:

@samira u need to fix ur imaan sister sorry im not judging bt as a muslim always defend islam r prophet gave blood and so should we!!!>>>reed this alot sis and stay away from the bible laa ilaa haa il lal la huu mohamadur rasool ullah

December 13, 2010 at 9:29 am
(188) sabiha says:

Assalamualaikum to all the people of Islam. I dont have any comment on this issue, i just want to say that please dont use the word GOD, it is common and has genders but Allah is One and has no gender. I hope my request will be taken in true sense.Allah Hafiz

February 16, 2011 at 1:50 pm
(189) ishrat says:

plz jus let him rest in peace… and allah will judge him not us..

March 10, 2011 at 11:52 pm
(190) Michelle says:

@ Hena

Thank you so much for your gift. that is a great website. I do want to point out that i am female :)
I havent been on this discussion in months, and im intrigued that this conversation is still so very much alive.

To answer your question:
Do you believe that a person or a human can be God or Gods’s son or an Idol can be a God?
Answer = No. And I never have, this is the exact reason I was kicked out of Christian sunday school multiple times, and told I wasnt “the right fit” completely seems like a sort of Cult to me at that time. The right fit? how can one be a right fit in the eyes of the creator? also the reason I find this religion to be illogical.

I have not been on this site for many reasons, mostly because i found myself getting very frustrated and extremely saddened by the comments made, some of the comments i made myself. I did not want to read anything else on this site that caused me to become frustrated or hateful towards all muslims, but really some of the comments were really starting to do that. I had to stay away for a while to sort myself out again. I am back.
I found Islam by chance, I prayed and my prayers were answered. This is when i realized that (God, at the time, i knew nothing if islam and haddent even heard the word before) Allah loves me and cares about me, whether or not the preists think Im a good fit or not. It took me years of praying and hoping and maybe i had blind eyes, i do not know. But i do know that i cannot explain the gratefulness i feel by just knowing that I am loved and worth a happy life. For this, i thank Allah and only Allah. None of you did that for me, nor did anyone i’ve ever known including myself. Allah did that for me, and he did it because i asked from my heart. Allah wants me on the right path and I need to respect that as a human. Allah wants to hang with me in heaven, and therefore has granted my one and only wish.

March 10, 2011 at 11:54 pm
(191) Michelle says:

Part 2 – I will not lie to you, my love for Allah is very deep, and always has been, but in a retaliation mindset to the church, there were whole periods of time where I spoke the words “I do not believe in God”. These are my personal dark days, and i didnt even know it. I know I will be judged for this, and I will stand up and take my punishment as I deserve. During this time was when my wishes were being heard and my path was set out for me. I didnt see it. I saw hurt and dispair and my family falling apart, hate for myself, and inability to see that i was a good person, even when i had churches telling me I wasnt a good fit and they didnt want me back simply because i refused to believe (not really refuse, becuase i cant believe what i dont) that Jesus was the son of God, when i read Jesus’ words stating the same. i had no one, i actively stated that i didnt believe in god, and behind closed doors i prayed to Allah, hipocrite much Michelle? :) .
My prayers were answered at a time where i defied Allah. What is more a miracle then this? The stars? the moon? the magnetic forcefield around the earth? the summit of a mountain? the depths of the ocean and all the life within? A baby being born? A blade of grass that returns year after year to help provide life on earth? No, not to me. To me the one prayer i had (Please help me find the light, I know you dont hate me, and as a side note, im a single female struggling to raise a man-child on my own, i have no idea how to do it right and i’d really like to have a man in my life that will respect me and my child and love us to the full extend of his heart and help me turn my child into an adult who will see his own light) this is exactly what happened to me after years of praying, with the meeting of one person. Allah sent him to me.

March 10, 2011 at 11:54 pm
(192) Michelle says:

Pt 3 – Allah slapped me in the face with my answer. and on top of it all, Allah answered my prayers when I said there was no God. Allah loves me and has given me a very special gift. A gift that came from my own heart. I am crying now as I type this. I am so grateful to Allah, and to all of you for your comments, and allowing me to go through these types of situations as they only made me stronger in the end. The love I feel from Allah is like love from your heart beat, love from your every breath, love for you from inside you. I feel; very strongly this, even though my own religion told me repeatedly i was going to hell, or purgatory or some form of tourturous existance because I believed Jesus when he said he was not the son of God.
I will find my way and i suggest everyone do the same. Its very worth it when you ask for it, seek it and acquire it. I feel for those few of you born muslim, taking your religion into a dark place, you are playing right into the Devils plan as far as I’m concerned… I will and do pray for you. This is a much larger scope of prayer, and i do not expect it to be answered on such a large scale, however it was answered on this message board. the real muslims stepped up and said something and i thank you greatly for this. When i read the first page of the Quaran i thought finally, a religion that promotes my very heartfelt beleifs. Where were you all my life? I did not have to convince the Quaran that I was a good fit, as the Quaran speaks my mind and my heart much better than my own mouth would ever be able to say it.

March 27, 2011 at 11:45 pm
(193) eesa says:

yes mj is amuslim his name was mecaile

June 6, 2011 at 11:57 am
(194) asbar says:

i love michael jackson because he accepted islam

August 26, 2011 at 12:52 pm
(195) Wan says:

If Michael Jackson was a real muslim, why his body was not “kafan” or wrapped with white cloth according to Islamic way. He was dressed with red jacket laying in his coffin. And why they sang a song in front of his body instead of reciting ‘doa’ or prayer to him in Islamic tradision for the deceased. It’s not the way of Islam.

Wallahualam…(Only Allah knows).

September 16, 2011 at 8:09 am
(196) Mah says:

@richard fusilier
No. You are wrong. Michael was never a Muslim. And FYI, he was 49 when he died. He was born in 1958 and was almost 5 when he started singing in his brothers’ band.

September 16, 2011 at 8:12 am
(197) Mah says:

Come on, people! As much as I’d love to believe it, Michael was never a Muslim. He was a proud Christian when he died. He doesn’t have to be Muslim in order for me to love him. He’s perfect just the way he is…er…was. I love you so much, Michael!!! <3

September 23, 2011 at 7:55 am
(198) Abdullah Qureshi says:

Salaam Guys

Now first of all to all those who say Michael was NOT a Muslim:

Michael Jackson made it pretty clear that he was going to do something grand in the This Is It tour. Many people said that he was going to expose the New World Order and announce that he’s a Muslim now. This theory is the most authentic one.

Furthermore, like Samirah says, do NOT judge Michael by his appearance. In Michael’s song “Childhood” he says, “Before you judge me, try hard to love me…”

Got it? “Try hard to love me”. So now tell me, are we TRYING to understand the message? No, we ain’t frikin trying.

Now concerning Michael’s death. Do you know that he was killed by the illuminati? Don’t know what the illuminati are? They are the followers of Dajjal. Why did they kill him before his This Is It tour? Precisely This Is It tour? Because he was going to reveal their plans.

Coming back to the Michael-Muslim thingy, let’s consider the religious signs in his Music. Note that Michael Jackson always spins 7 times. Muslims rotate the Ka’abah 7 times.

Then comes his Jewish self. He wore a white glove. this was symbolic as Moses was granted with the miracle of the white hand.

Then comes his Christian self. He was apparently a christian for about 49 years :D .

You see what he’s trying to do? He’s trying to unite the three main, Prophetic Relegions of the world. why? Why would he want to unite them?

Because he wanted them to believe to his testimony regarding the ILLUMINATI!!!

So, guys.

It is not correct to say he was not a Muslim. He was as much a Muslim as christian :) .

October 22, 2011 at 9:49 am
(199) Zanir Khan says:

Assalamu alaikum, Please read and ask yourself, are you following ALLAH S.W.T and His Rasools OR are you following the footsteps of the accursed one, the satan….

Music is Haraam: References within the context of the Holy Qur`aan along with the Hadith of the Prophet confirm that music is haraam.
Interpreters of the Qur`aan have defined the term `lahwal hadith` which is mentioned in the Qur`aan as:

1) Singing and listening to songs.
2) Purchasing of male and female singers.
3) Purchase of instruments of fun and amusement.
When Sayyidana Abdullah Ibne Mas`ood , a very close companion of our Prophet was asked about the meaning of the term `lahwal hadith`, he replied “I swear by Him besides whom there is no other God,that it refers to ghinaa (singing ).

This statement, he repeated three times. This view is unanimously supported by the four Khalifas, the eminent Sahabaah, Tabi`een, the four Imaams and other reliable Islaamic scholars and authorities.

One hadith from the Bukhari Shareef, the most authentic Book of Hadith, further confirms unlawfulness of music and singing :

`There will be people of my Ummah who will seek to make lawful; fornication, wine-drinking and the use of ma`aazif ( musical instruments ).

Detailed analysis of the arabic word `ma`aazif ` shows that it refers to musical instruments, the sounds of those musical instruments and singing with the accompaniment of instruments.

Closer analysis of the wordings of the Hadith establishes the prohibition of music. Firstly, the words `seek to make lawful ` shows that music is not permissible, as logically one can only seek to make lawful that which is not allowed. Secondly, if music was not prohibited, then it would not have been brought within the same context as fornication and wine-drinking.
MAY ALMIGHTY ALLAH GUIDE US ALL TO THE STRAIGHT PATH-
AMEEN.

October 22, 2011 at 9:29 pm
(200) F says:

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. Praise be to Allah, the Cherisher and Sustainer of the worlds; Most Gracious, Most Merciful; Master of the Day of Judgment.

—- Michelle says, “Allah slapped me in the face with my answer. and on top of it all, Allah answered my prayers when I said there was no God. Allah loves me and has given me a very special gift. A gift that came from my own heart. I am crying now as I type this. I am so grateful to Allah, and to all of you for your comments, and allowing me to go through these types of situations as they only made me stronger in the end. The love I feel from Allah is like love from your heart beat, love from your every breath, love for you from inside you. ”

Dear Michelle, I really know very well what you feel now. Like yourself, I love to read and understand the holy book Qur’an that is, I feel, a gift to me from ALLAH. I bear witness that ALLAH is Most Gracious, Most Merciful. Bear witness that I love ALLAH very much.

I love ALLAH very much so that I love all people because ALLAH created them, that’s the core of Islam. I hope all people find themselves on the straight way which starts in this world by birth and ends at heaven after death.

Writing this comment, I am crying because my heart is now full of love of ALLAH, which cannot be described but only lived. As explained in Islam, I love Mohammed (peace be upon him) , Jesus, Moses, Abraham and all the other prophets and all messengers. And, feeling to be like a green color in a light spectrum, I love to be a Muslim.

May ALLAH guide all of us (people who read or unread my comment) to the straight path.

Ameen.

January 4, 2012 at 11:36 am
(201) leena says:

assalam ualaikum

asstaghfirullah my brothers and sisters of islam! we should not even be discussing this incident. even if i AM 12 years old i understand that m.j has his own business and we have ours.in stead of back biting about those who are muslim or not, we could be discussing islam instead. instead of talking about the slave of allah. we could be talking about ALLAH himself. now think about it. talking about someone is just like pouring money in the drainer,we are not gaining rewards from allah instead we are throwing them away.

so please let us settle this topic and give da’wa instead.for me myself,i give lectures to women and kids at any age at the masjid(masjid hamza in houston tx)on sunday.

assalam ualaikum

February 12, 2012 at 4:32 am
(202) Jay says:

Hello,
Guys,M.J is no more,he is always in our heart,he is a legend.No matter he is Muslim or Christian.He is a human.So,just pray for him.We doesnt even know the real truth about M.J,only he knows.We dont have to search for it and find whether he is Muslim or Christian.Samira I have read all your comment.I agree with you,So guys just pray for the great legend.
Thank You.

March 23, 2012 at 1:31 pm
(203) Nadir khan says:

assalamualekum all ov ma fnz n bro’s
don panic n don fight if he was muslim so he get rit way of aakhirat n our pryrz with him if not so i hv sadness n i wish n pray all the people plz learn n axpt islam u will feel th relaxation of ur soul plz just 1time do that u will know th islam is th rite n perfect religion

June 5, 2012 at 9:44 am
(204) ash jackson hussain says:

michael jackson left this world as a muslim :) he didnt want to tell the world becouse they would hv put him in prison just like they put muhammed ali the great boxer in prison for turning into a muslim

June 10, 2012 at 3:31 am
(205) salam says:

wow. I am shocked in everything said here. Islam can after christianity. Allah perfected the religion and send us islam to follow. I’m not here to judge any religion but i know the only way to heaven is to make your script that you chose to be your guid in life your number one priority. I chose the holy quran as my guid. Please people Jesus can never be the son of God as jesus said himself. God does not share the same power with the things that He created. I’ve read this in a book that i found in a mosque. Lets rather not judge and understand each other.

June 23, 2012 at 5:46 pm
(206) Salmaan the Persian says:

The real meaning of religion is nothing other than understanding your place in the universe and whether or not there is any Creator and your relation toward the Creator. As far as I could know about Islam, the only meaning of Islam is reaching the most righteous and comprehensive understanding of the Creator and that is whatever you may need. Whatever you may think of, you may do or you may say will be affected by this understanding and understanding of your relation toward the Creator. And this understanding is something deeply personal. If there is any hereafter, the meaning of heaven is nothing other than your position and relation toward the Creator. The better you know the Creator the more you will enjoy this understanding and comprehension and this is the meaning of heaven. And as this understanding is something so deeply personal, there is no one other than the person themselves to feel the meaning of this understanding and later the joy caused by it.
The following inscription was upon the portico of the hall of Feridun (king of Persia, and king of kings of Iran):

O brother, the world remains with no one.
Bind the heart to the Creator, it is enough.
Rely not upon possessions and this world
Because it has cherished many like thee and slain them.
When the pure soul is about to depart,
What boots it if one dies on a throne or on the ground?

And its transliteration in Persian for those who may like to know:

Jahaan Ey Baraadar Namaanad Be Kas,
Del Andar Jahaan-Aafarin Band o Bas.
Makon Tekyeh Bar Molk-e Donyaa o Posht,
Ke Besyaar Kas Chon Tow Parvard o Kosht.
Cho Aahang-e Raftan Konad Jaan-e Paak,
Che Bar Takht Mordan Che Bar Rooy-e Khaak.)

May God mercy be with all those departed.

July 19, 2012 at 1:21 pm
(207) Ebrahim says:

Salaamz. Wow! I don’t ever take part in these discussions but sister sameera are you seriouly going to doubt Allah? How can u call yourself at true muslim if you doubt that there is one god and prophet mohammed(pbuh) is the messenger of allah? How can can you doubt it? Allah created islam, islam is the 1 n only true religion. All other riligions are man made. They were produced by priests etc and not by allah. Another thing you cannot ask if there is a god or if he exists because if you don’t believe in Allah there is no jannat for that person. Creating partners with Allah, doubting there is an Allah etc are forms of SHIRK. And you will never ever be admitted into jannah you will burn in hell forever. I’ve read only some of your posts, and girl you need help some serious help, let alone religiously, mentally as well. Allah alone can judge what you truly believe but from what I see from what you are posting it is very difficult to call you muslim and believe me I’m wanting you to be muslim c0z I don’t I don’t want you to burn in hell but you making it clear you more like athiest. You need help, consult a mufti and I would recommend a psychiatrist. And get your attitude straight. Just admit you are wrong and ask Allah for forgiveness Insha Allah you will be forgiven. Aameen.

July 27, 2012 at 7:21 am
(208) samina shamreze says:

PLEASE! can some one clear if he is a muslim or not. That could change the minds of thousands of people

August 1, 2012 at 1:05 am
(209) azeem says:

it’s a muslim !! lolz

August 6, 2012 at 4:57 am
(210) batool says:

salam
i am here because i listened to this song of MJ give thanks to Allah ‘ and i found some other songs like islam in my veins,i wanna know what’s the truth of this stuff . ?? btw i really liked these ones.please comment and we all are curious ..just to knw nt to judge.do these sngs give a hint?. thnx

August 16, 2012 at 4:29 pm
(211) Anam says:

@Samirah
I am happy to know that there are people who think beyond conventions. I want to make a point that a religion is all about Imaan. Muslims believe in the theory of Shirk (i.e only one GOD, who has no image) and Khufr (i.e Denial of the creator). If any person does not do shirk or Khufr, he is on the right path. There is a possibility that the person may go to heaven (of any religion). Its right that we all are humans and we can pray even for a non muslim. Religion is for an individual. If we have no right to judge whether a person will go to heaven or hell, similarly we have no right to judge a person’s deeds on earth. If charity gives satisfaction to some one then we can’t say its hippocratic. You may find that charity is made compulsary in ISLAM in the form of Zakaat. Zakaat is not an hippocratic act but it imposes a responsibility on a rich person towards his follow beings.
In your post you mentioned “GOD created all religions”.Its true but GOD also offered an improvement over every religion. ISLAM is the lastest one in the ladders of religion. ISLAM accept that Bible, Taurait and Zubur are the books send by GOD but Quarn is the improved version of all of them. (Ehle Kitab)
Your observation was quite right that you mostly see christians happy. You may find people in bad condition and you may think that GOD do not love them but you know only a fortunate person is chosen by the GOD to take the toughest path because when he will pass the exam then only he will get the highest reward. BTW condition of muslims is not because of ISLAM but because of their deeds. ISLAM says that in this world everything is according to your deeds (Concept of Musabab ul asbab). I agree with you that you will mostly find muslims to be very strict with no consideration for any possibility. But it is the fault followers of ISLAM not the fault of religion ISAM .
Please reply to this massage.I would like to know your opinion. Its really important.

October 11, 2012 at 3:01 pm
(212) danaesh kartik says:

micheal jackson was muslim are not?

December 24, 2012 at 2:02 pm
(213) Nadine says:

Okay you people complecate everything you wanna know if he did or didnt convert to islam???? Why does it even matter???? IF YOU WERE TRUE fans you would love him AND pray for him all the same,weather muslim/christian/jew or any other religion there may be, but all of you wheather christian/muslim/jew shouldnt disrespect others’ religions because at the end we all believe in the same god (as in christians/muslims/jews we only beleive in different prophets or messengers) christians and jews are hating this due to their hate to islam which is sad, but still us muslims we dont hate over nicki minaj or maroon5 because their christian, their music is why we love them, and the truth is micheal jackson DID CONVERT INTO A MUSLIM, proof is his last recorded song “islam is in my viens” it was recorded 6 days before his mystrious death, it was meant for the tour when he was gonna declare his islam, if you do not want to believe this, thats up to you, your just another in denial person who doesnt want to believe reality, but please dont take it out on micheal jackson (a.k.a mikaeel-thats his muslim name, may god bring peace upon him) because he still was the king of pop, and please listen to the song it really is beautiful, and well it carries his will, and well may god bless you whatever your religion is :)

January 2, 2013 at 7:58 am
(214) Abdul aleem r says:

hello!HI!every body i have read the coments up and SAMIRA u r very aggressive!
i just want to say is I AM A MUSLIM AND VERY PROUD OF MY RELIGEON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
heres the point guys why the hell should we care about MJ,he was a muslim good he was not the GO TO HELL! yaar why the HELL should we care about him we should care about our own judgement DAY his life s over i am very big FAN of him too but he s dead forget him yaaar!!!!!!forget him but rememmber his songs!!!!!!! but still just take care of your own JUGJMENT DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!;)

March 25, 2013 at 11:42 am
(215) ehsun says:

micheal jackson was a muslim or a christian move on god iz to do any such kind of dicisions ,so its a boring topic <(")

April 1, 2013 at 10:57 am
(216) Sady says:

I started to love michael jackson when hord that he’s a muslim and I still love him as a muslim and I believe he’s a muslim becz in my I can’t think anything else accept michael jackson he’s a muslim but Allah knows best

May 14, 2013 at 3:11 pm
(217) tahir says:

MJ WAS A MUSLIM I KNOW THAT 100% IF U WUD ALL WATCH ‘MJ SYMBOLISM’ THERE ARE 20parts TRUST ME ITS WORTH WATCHING IF YOU WANT PROOF! HE EVEN SAYS ALLAH U AKBAR….etc THANKS.

June 17, 2013 at 12:19 am
(218) @M_J_Films says:

The film gave an unusual insight into the rehearsal process behind a massive production and was a celebration of all that made Michael a great performer.

June 17, 2013 at 12:22 am
(219) @M_J_Films says:

Who cares what religon he was? He was still awesome!!

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