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Representation of Islam And Muslims In The Japanese Media

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As we have been mentioning in these pages time and again that the Muslims living in Japan do not have any major problems while engaging in their religious or business activities in the country, the fact largely remains the same despite the recent killings of two innocent Japanese by ISIS in Syria. There is no […]

Eid ul Fitr Greetings From The Japanese Muslims Community

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On behalf of all the Japanese Muslims community, we would like to express  our heartfelt Eid greetings to you, your friends and family.  May Allah shower upon us the blessings of this blessed occasion.

The Story Of An Amazing Dog

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Do you know what makes this dog so amazing? It was a long road trip. We spoke about some interesting subjects. Even though I had worked with the older gentleman on a number of projects, I didn’t really think I knew him, until now. As we approached the last hour of our drive, I saw […]

How To Keep An Eye On Fraudulent Halal Food/Meat Suppliers

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For the Muslims in Japan as well as the foreign Muslim tourists to this island nation, it is important to make sure that they are actually consuming 100% Halal food/meat while roaming here and there in different parts of the country. In fact, the above statement is harder than it sounds. It is difficult to […]

Dealing With Ex-Muslims/Non-Religious Muslims In Japan

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The Muslims in Japan have only recently started thinking seriously about their future and that of their children and grandchildren in the country.  As practical measures to solve the growing issues the Muslim community is facing in the country, they have started imparting religious education to their children in the hope of preserving the religious […]

During Ramadan, Dates Get Special Status

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Ever since my childhood, I have watched at least one fruit which is being served no matter where we go during Ramadan for Iftar. That fruit is dates (a speciality of  Middle Eastern cultures).  It is served at the time of Iftar almost at every table. The dates have got an almost ubiquitous status. You […]

To Fast Or Not To Fast; That Is The Question

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“Ramadan is the (month) in which was sent down the Qur’an, as a guide to mankind, also clear (signs) for guidance and judgment (between right and wrong). So every one of you who is present (at his home) during that month should spend it in fasting, but if anyone is ill, or on a journey, […]

Ramadan Mubarak To All Muslims

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I, on behalf of the staff at JapaneseMuslims.com website, sincerely want to greet you all Muslim brothers and sisters in Japan and elsewhere on the special occasion of Ramadan. I request all who read this blog on and off to make this sacred month of Ramadan a very special occasion in their lifetimes. It should […]

Islam Is Growing Big In Japan

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Recently, I got a chance to look at the following beautiful video about the growth of Islam in Japan. Some of Japanese Muslims expressed their views about how they perceived Islam and how they decided to choose Islam as their faith. Islam growing big in Japan. 投稿者 livza-doll

Introducing Yuai International School In Tokyo

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Just a few short steps away from the famed Tokyo Masjid and in the adjacent street, lies a seemingly unimpressive building on the left side of the street. This is Yuai International School which has been  imparting education to Muslims and non-Muslims alike from all creeds and nationalities for the past few years now. The […]

Getting Ready For The Upcoming Ramadan In Japan

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Now, Alhamdulillah, again, it is the time to start preparing for the upcoming Ramadan in Japan and elsewhere.  This time of the year can be a life-changing experience for all of us if we really strive hard enough to do so. To celebrate the occasion properly, most of the mosques in Japan are already planning […]

Japanese Halal-Friendly Guidebook Listings (Some) Giving Wrong Information

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Do you plan to visit  Japan in the near future? Or, are you a long term resident in Japan who travels occasionally and thus looks for halal friendly restaurants or hotels  a local or regional Halal friendly guidebook here or there, just to try the various halal food restaurants in your area?  If yes, you […]

New Copies of Quran In Japanese Available

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As mentioned in an earlier post on this website, Alhamdulillah, we have distributed free copies of the Quran in Japanese to interested people all over the world, recently, we got fresh copies of the Quran in bulk. In the past, people from all parts of the world have benefited from  this 100% free service. They […]

Muslims in Japan and the Coming of Ramadan

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Spending the month of Ramadan has always been a fascinating experience ever since I started taking notice of things around me.  There are a few reasons due to which it becomes a special occasion whereby the Muslims whether they be Japanese or otherwise, gather at their nearby local mosques and do Iftar together. Most of […]

Best Way To Spend Your Spare Time

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This evening while talking to a very energetic Japanese Muslim brother at Otsuka Masjid, Tokyo, I came to know about an amazing website called www.islamreligion.com. The website has tons of material on Islam in eight different languages including, of course, Japanese and English, apart from few others. But the most important feature I was impressed […]

Introducing Muslim Kids`Corner On Our Site

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As a kid, I was always interested in knowing the unknown- things beyond the confines of the small town in Pakistan in which I was spending my formative years.  I would devour every single section, and, in fact, every single word of whatever newspaper or magazine I would find at  a small tea shop near […]

Introducing Okachimachi Mosque (Masjid) In Central Tokyo

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Although, the author of this blog post has lived in Japan for almost 20 years now, he had not been able to visit Okachimachi Masjid in Central Tokyo which was built few years ago. Alhamdulillah, early this week, and then, again today for Friday Prayer, I got a chance to visit the mosque located near the famed electric district of Tokyo, […]

Are We too Busy To Talk About Islam?

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Are We too busy to talk about Islam in Japan or elsewhere? That is the very question I often ask myself, and, to some of my close friends wherever I go in the country or any foreign land. Although, all of us claim we can give our very own lives for the sake of our […]

Spread The Word Of Peace And Light

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As you may know we have been distributing free copies of the Quran in Japanese language plus few other Islamic books in the language, lot of people from all over the world benefited from the free service.  They included not only Muslims but  non-Muslims as well who wanted to know what Islam was all about. […]

JapaneseMuslims.com website is back

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Alhamdulillah, we are glad to report to our readers that our website which had been down for the last few days is back now with most of the data we originally had on it.  You can view all the data intact. Please feel free to browse through the various pages and posts and let us […]