Canadian Traveller Rosie Gabrielle Converts To Islam In Pakistan!

Canadian Traveller Rosie Gabrielle Converts To Islam In Pakistan!

Rosie Gabrielle Islam

Over the years, Pakistan has gradually revived its tourism industry now resulting in foreign tourists coming in. Certainly, in such a short passage of time, Pakistan has welcomed a lot of adventurers belonging to different nationalities. Among others was a Canadian solo traveler Rosie Gabrielle who reached Pakistan in 2018 has recently announced the news of her embracing Islam.

Candian solo traveler Rosie Gabrielle embraces Islam in Pakistan!

Undoubtedly, such beautiful stories have been reported in the past and it further strengthens one’s faith. Similarly, last year, a video of a famous Korean YouTuber telling his mother why he embraced Islam went viral on social media. This time, its the Canadian solo female adventurer Rosie Gabrielle who earlier converted to Islam while on her tour de Pakistan.

Here’s what she has to say about the big decision!

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I CONVERTED to ISLAM☪️ . What lead me to this Big decision? . As I mentioned previously, this last year was one of the hardest in my life, and all life’s challenges have led me to this point here and now. From a young child, I’ve always had a unique connection with creation and special relationship to God. My path was far from easy and I carried a lot of anger in my heart from a lifetime of pain, always begging God, why me? Until ultimately coming to the conclusion that all is meant to be, and even my suffering is a gift. . Never resonating with what I was brought up with, I denounced my religion 4 years ago, going down a deep path of spiritual discovery.Exploration of self, and the great Divine. I never let go the sight of the Creator, in fact, my curiosity and connection only grew stronger. Now no longer dictated by fear, I was able to fully explore this righteous path. . As time passed, the more I experienced, the more I witnessed the true nature and calling for my life. I wanted to be free. Free of the pain and shackles that was hell. Liberation from the anger, hurt and misalignment. I wanted peace in my heart, forgiveness and the most profound connection with all. And thus started my journey. . The universe brought me to Pakistan, not only to challenge myself to let go of the last remaining traces of pain and ego, but also to show me the way. . Through kindness,& humbled grace of the people I met along my pilgrimage, inspired my heart to seek further. Living in a Muslim country for 10 + years and traveling extensively through these regions, I observed one thing; Peace. A kind of peace that one can only dream of having in their hearts. . Unfortunately Islam is one of the most misinterpreted and criticized religions world wide. And like all religions, there are many interpretations. But, the core of it, the true meaning of Islam, is PEACE, LOVE & ONENESS. It’s not a religion, but a way of life. The life of humanity, humility and Love. . For me, I was already technically a “Muslim”. My Shahada was basically a re-dedication of my life to the path of Oneness, connection and Peace through the devotion of God. If you have any Q’s comment below

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Taking to her official Facebook, Rosie Gabrielle wrote, ”As I mentioned previously, this last year was one of the hardest in my life, and all life’s challenges have led me to this point here and now. From a young child, I’ve always had a unique connection with the creation and a special relationship with God”.

Rosie Gabrielle shares her spiritual journey!

”My path was far from easy and I carried a lot of anger and fear in my heart from a lifetime of pain, always begging God, why me? Until ultimately coming to the conclusion that all is meant to be, and even my suffering is a gift”, she further added. Revealing the news of denouncing her religion four years ago, the solo traveler shared her journey.

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100 k !!! 🎉🎉🎉 At the beginning of 2019 I said, by the end of the year, I want to reach 100k. . This social media journey has been a wild and crazy ride. If you had told me 5 years ago that I would be doing this now, I never would have believed it. I was completely anti-social media and I had a massive fear of speaking in front of the camera. . So, how did I get here ? . Fast forward a couple years later, I hit absolute rock bottom. A broken heart lead to the deterioration of what was left of my health, which then left me panic stricken riddled with anxiety, and on the verge of suicide. I was FINISHED. . Until the news came that one of my close friends had passed away in a car accident, his young life taken so soon. I had read through our messages over the years and each year I said the same thing “I’m not happy with what I’m doing, I want to travel the world by Motorcycle!” . Umm hello?! Why did I not listen to myself? . His sudden passing made me question; have I done everything I’ve wanted to do in life? if I died tomorrow would I be fulfilled? HECK NO ! . Despite my ill health I made a choice right then and there.I was going to travel all over the world by motorcycle! I didn’t know how or what that looked like, but I just knew I would. I also felt I saw the world differently, that I could inspire others and share with them my perspective of life. So that’s when I decided to start a YouTube and social media channel. I knew nothing about making or editing videos, I had a huge fear of writing, and speaking in front of the camera. I remained this way for the first year and a half of my travels. But these small details didn’t stand in my way or discourage me, I kept pushing. I had one goal- I want to inspire millions! . And so the journey started. It’s been a very long hard 3 years, and I can say I work harder now than I ever did in a full time job- and i don’t reap the monetary benefits. But the rewards are so much more than a dollar value. I’m living the life I dreamed and manifested into reality from nothing, and I’m making a difference. Although small right now- I have big hopes for big things!! . DREAM big my friends and never give up ⭐️

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The post further read, ”Never resonating with what I was brought up with, I denounced my religion 4 years ago, going down a deep path of spiritual discovery, Exploration of self, and the great Divine. I never let go of the sight of the Creator, in fact, my curiosity and connection only grew stronger. Now no longer dictated by fear, I was able to fully explore this righteous path”.

I wanted to be free!”

”As time passed, the more I experienced, the more I witnessed the true nature and calling for my life. I wanted to be free. Free of the pain and shackles that was my hell. Liberation from the anger, hurt and misalignment. I wanted peace in my heart, forgiveness and the most profound connection with all. And thus started my journey”, Rosie expressed.

Praising Pakistan and the treatment she has received here, the YouTuber explained the struggles she incurred. Rosie Gabrielle wrote, ”The universe brought me to Pakistan, not only to challenge myself to let go of the last remaining traces of pain and ego but also to show me the way. Through the kindness, humbled grace and way of the Muslim people I met along my pilgrimage, it inspired my heart to seek further”.

”A kind of peace that one can only dream of having in their hearts!”

Moreover, she wrote, ”Living in a Muslim country for over 10 years and traveling extensively through these regions, I observed one thing; Peace. A kind of peace that one can only dream of having in their hearts”.

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The city of Multan is known for many things. Their blue pottery, the traditional tawa chicken, the majestic Tombs of the great Saints, and my favorite, their infamous Sohan Halwa (sticky sweet with nuts and aromatic spices). I was told many times how great the local Halwa was here and that I had to try it, but that there were only a select few places that sold the “real deal”. Hafiz was one of those places, a small store just outside of the city. And I tell ya, they did not lie! The Sohan halwa was by far the best I had ever tried, and you can tell by the last photo, the next day- it was GONE! it’s also full of everything that is not “Rosie Friendly”😖 but I couldn’t help myself. Food is a huge part of travel, cultural experience and hospitality. And I always try my best to have the “fullest experience”, but sadly my gut suffers immensely from it. At home I stick to a strict gluten free vegan diet (by health choice) but tend to be more lenient when I travel as I stay mostly with locals, and having restrictions makes things extra complicated and I don’t want to offend people, so I just choose to suffer😖 however, my stomach has continued to get worse, and now my restrictions are even more and the consequences greater. It’s one of my biggest fears when I travel, as I know just how important food is to cultural hospitality. But I have to put self love into practice this time and get better at kindly saying no. Which will be HARD because Pakistani food is SO amazing, and they LOVE to feed you!! And I heard the cuisine up north is something special. But if it’s one thing that contributed to my ill health on my last trip, it was my inability to be more disciplined and know when to say no for the sake of my own health and well-being. What’s your biggest struggles when you travel?

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”Unfortunately, Islam is one of the most misinterpreted, ostracized and criticized religions world-wide. And like all religions, there are many interpretations. But, the core of it, the true meaning of Islam, is PEACE, LOVE & ONENESS. It’s not a religion, but a way of life. The life of humanity, humility and love”, the post read.

Residing in Pakistan since 2018!

Concluding the post, Rosie Gabrielle mentioned a Quranic verse with the satisfaction of choosing the right path. ”For me, I was already technically a “Muslim”. Ash-hadu an Ilaha il Allah (there is only one God), Wa ash-hadu ana Muhammad ar-Rasulullah (Muhammad PBUH is a messenger of God) This I already believed”, she maintained.

In the end, the traveler wrote, ”My Shahada (my testimony) was basically reverting my life to the path of Oneness, connection and Peace through the devotion of God. Coming home to where I belong”. Reportedly, Rosie Gabrielle is in the country since December 2018 with her bike and is overwhelmed by the hospitality of the people of Pakistan.

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