Periyadarshan, Famous Atheist Psychotherapist in India Declared him Self Convert to Islam

Written By jieenk on Monday, June 20, 2011 | 2:22 PM

A well-known psychotherapist India declared himself converted to Islam on Thursday.

Dr. Periyadarshan which is a psychotherapist and an atheist, after embracing Islam, he changed his name to Abdullah, Arab News reported on Friday.

Dr. Abdullah said in a statement that Islam is the only religion in the world who follow the holy book of Allah revealed immediately.

He said that as someone who studied comparative religion, he believed that the holy books of other religions are not directly revealed from God to men. He added that only the Quran is the holy book which is still in the same format as in revealed to the prophet Muhammad from Allah SWT.

Dr. Abdullah was a guest lecturer at the University of California Los Angeles. He also briefly played in the famous Tamil film titled "Karuthamma", a film that revolves around the murder of a newborn baby girl a lot happens in some remote villages in India.

"I am well known in India as someone who theology atheist and I then became aware that only It is religion the only way out for humanity both globally and in the hereafter," he said in a statement.

Dr. Abdullah planned Saturday (13 / 3) will conduct his first worship pilgrimage to the holy cities of Mecca and Medina.


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