Felixia Yeap, top Malaysian model converts to Islam says its like rebirth

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maxresdefaultBy Muslim Mirror News,

Kualalumpur: Felixia Yeap a former Playboy bunny and  a top  Malaysian model  has embraced Islam .Interestingly the day  of her  conversion to Islam was her birthday and she termed her   transition to a new life as her ‘ rebirth’.

Felixia Yeap announced her conversion to her 835,000 followers on Facebook on Thursday,  later revealing she had taken up her new faith at the Taman Tun Dr Ismail Mosque in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

In comments translated by the Malaysia Star, the 28-year-old added: “I hope everyone will pray that I will be steadfast and committed in my new journey.

“Only Allah can repay all those who prayed for my new life.”

Yeap’s modelling career took off two years ago after a stint at the Playboy Club Sands in Macau. She had previously worked as a kindergarten teacher.

The Malaysia Chronicle writes Yeap’s conversion came after a seven-month-long quest to learn about Islam, during which time she began wearing the hijab.

Meanwhile, in her blog posting titled “Hari ini saya akan pulang” (Today, I am going home), Yeap expressed her sentiments about life and her journey before discovering Islam.

“I went to Catholic church every Sunday evening for 2 years. I’ve tried to understand Christianity. I’ve tried to find meaning in worshipping Kuan Yin and others.

“I also tried to adopt Buddhist practices.

“But my heart never felt close to God. My heart never felt touched.

“Today is a historic date for me. It’s like a rebirth.

“Incidentally, this year, my birthday falls on the 5th of Ramadan.

“I’m more excited to know that this date falls on a Thursday, the Prophet Muhammad’s favourite day,” she wrote.

 

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