From MTV to Mecca: How Islam Inspired My Life [Kristiane Backer] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Kristiane Backer was one of the very. JEDDAH: Kristiane Backer, a former MTV presenter during her Hajj pilgrimage was impressed by the ability of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that. ‘From MTV to Mecca’ is the truly inspiring story of Kristiane Backer, who at the height of her career as one of Europe’s leading pop culture icons, converted to.

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Kristiane Backer

Views Read Edit View history. I am not a Muslim nor planning to become one, or planning to join any religion, so I didn’t read it for personal reasons. Don’t you think she just became too old for MTV?

I really could I was interested in this book for some time but never actually ordered it. Although I believe she is a genuine person and I warmed to her kristiwne.

Loved reading every page of this book. Naming this Islam and science implies that Islam was a contributing factor to these scientific discoveries.

From MTV to Mecca: How Islam Inspired My Life

Be thankful God has chosen you to get back to that bright path and assured. How to deal with friends and family. I can now only say that it is a personal account of our sister Christane Backer and it is someting that is really inspiring at times.

Faith doesn’t divide peopleit unites them. The first chapters were mainly about her early years in the music business. I tended to get quite confused about the many different terms for prayers, activities, religious cermemonies, which she mentions in their original language.

She does not wear a headscarf at all times but insists that “women who cover themselves are not discriminated against but respected.


I do not like to relate these scientific progresses to Islam; instead I would like to say this is the result of the interaction between different cultures. Shock for masses if Ram Temple kristian not built under Modi-Yogi rule: However, at the height of her career, a chance encounter with cricketer Imran Khan took ktv to Pakistan and subsequently led her to convert to Islam. Self improvement is a never ending struggle.

Far from religion and spirituality, Kristiane Backer was in a world of her own – the entertainment, music and pop video industry, which in turn became a means to discovering herself. Want to Read saving….

There are no conflicts at all, in fact real European values such as human rights, environmental consciousness, honesty, professionalism, religious freedom etc are also Islamic values. The lessons she learned along this journey of the love for the divine Creatorwhich is greater than that of the physical or emotional love she felt for some of the closest people she met along the way while climbing on the spiritual ladder, made it so easy for her to let go any physical or mundane affairs. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

I admire the sincerity with which she continued to discover the faith for herself and her steadfastness in practicing. German television presenter Kristiane Backer, was introduced to Islam while in a relationship with Pakistani cricketer turned politician Imran Khan in the early s. I like when she quotes from books, poems or holy scriptures.

I was truly appalled about her lack of reflection when she came into contact with a member of the Bin Laden family. I received quite a positive image about Islam. She is one brave soul to be able to have this patience and confidence. This private memoir tells the story of her conversion and explains how faith at last gave her inner peace and the meaning she had sought. We are Muslim by birth but she is more lucky to be a Muslim by choice.


It was clear to me from the outset that every relationship she described was doomed to be a failure. Lists with This Book. I really couldn’t put this book down.

Manmohan Singh was not accidental but excellent PM: This is just one of the questions which popped out at me as I read the book and made me think – hey, wait a minute. What a refreshing read! Come, come, whoever you are, it doesn’t matter Whether you are an infidel, an idolater or a fire worshipper.

Kemudian seorang pemuda bersahaja bernama Imran Khan, yang membawanya pada perjalanan ke Pakistan. How to find a community. She portrays Islam with a warm heart — and yet, I found her style was a little repetitive, bordering on the naive and uncritical. It is pain that draws man to his lord,bcz when he is well, he doesn’t remember the lord-Rumi Die before you die.

‘From MTV to Makkah’: Kristiane Backer performs Hajj – The Siasat Daily

View all 5 comments. A kristjane autobiography, riched with so many directions to experience! The book can be purchased from Amazon; Paperback and Kindle edition. December [1] Hamburg, Germany. My house was burned downnow i can see the rising moon -ancient Japanese saying When you accept islam,you don’t ce An interesting read.

A must read for a muslim and non muslim alike. Although I have never actually watched any shows with Kristiane, her name still rings a bell with me. You are there at the the centre of Islam to connect with God.