Sabarimala Jayakanthan after reading the contents of the Quran
REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, NEW DELHI – A human rights activist from India, Sabarimala Jayakanthan, converted to Islam after reading the contents of the Koran.
He is a prominent motivator and social activist in India South. Even as reported Global village space On Thursday (April 28, 2022) Sabarimala approached immediately after he had accepted Islam Mecca To perform Umrah to coincide with the holy month of Ramadan.
In a video widely circulated on social media, Sabarimala reads the two phrases of the creed while standing at the door Masjidil Haram in the city of Mecca. Even after that she changed her name to Fatima Sabarimala.
“Out of love and respect for the Prophet’s daughter, I have changed my name to Fatimah Mohammed SAW,” he explained in a video recorded inside the Grand Mosque of Mecca.
In another video, Sabrimala explains why she decided to convert to Islam. Sabrimala revealed how attracted she was to the Qur’an.
“I wondered why there is so much hatred of Muslims in our country and started reading the Koran out of curiosity and without prejudice, and then I knew the answer. Now I love Islam more than myself,” he said.
Sabrimala narrated about herself using the name Fatimah which is the name of the daughter of Prophet Muhammad SAW to respect and love Prophet Muhammad.
Sabrimala asks Muslims to introduce themselves Al Quran to the world. He asked why many people only hide the Koran at home. Sabrimala also encouraged the world to read the Qur’an.
Sabrimala embraced Islam amid growing hostility and persecution against Muslims in India.
As world scientist and activist Noam Chomsky says, Islamophobia has reached its deadliest form in India, leaving some 250 million Indian Muslims a persecuted minority.
“Islamophobic pathology is increasing in the West, it’s taking its deadliest form in India,” said Chomsky, who is also professor emeritus at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in a video message at a webinar hosted by the Indian American Council of Muslims (IAMC), a Washington-based advocacy group.
“General student. Certified food scholar. Falls down a lot. Subtly charming communicator. Wannabe music fanatic.”