Sayyiduna Abdullah bin Salam (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that the Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Make the greeting of Salaam common amongst yourselves, feed people, join family ties and pray Salaah when others are asleep, you will enter Jannah with ease” (Ibn Majah)
Question and Answer:
Q. I would like to know if circimcision is compulsory for a revert. A christian man has reverted to Islam and is due to make nikah shortly. Is he compelled to be circumcised as a requirement of now being Muslim?
A. Circumcision is not compulsory although emphasized. If the person feels that it will be a painful experience for him, he will not be sinful or blameworthy for not doing circumcision.
And Allah Knows Best
Jamiatul Ulama (KZN)
Council of Muslim Theologians