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 included non-Muslim Japanese, or newly converted Muslim Japanese. … [Read more...] about New Copies of Quran In Japanese Available
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 the mosques offer Iftar dinners freely to the people … [Read more...] about Muslims in Japan and the Coming of Ramadan
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 beloved Deen, many of us do not want to give our valuable time and money and other resources to spread the … [Read more...] about Are We too Busy To Talk About Islam?
Happy New Islamic Year 1434 to all of our readers at JapaneseMuslims.com. I hope all of you remember this important date in Islamic calendar, the 1st of Muharram, 1434. As a matter of fact, I, myself, a born-Muslim, had almost forgotten it when a newly-converted Japanese Muslim friend called me to say new Islamic year greetings. It is indeed, a time to reflect on our past … [Read more...] about Happy New Islamic Year 1434
As we are almost half-way through the first ten days of the holy month of Zul hajj, it is an appropriate time to remind ourselves and others what we need to get the pleasure of Allah Prophet Mohammad (peace be upon him) said there are no days in which good deeds are as beloved to Allah (swt) as the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah (Bukhari). Ibn Jubair said, do not turn … [Read more...] about Doing Good Deeds In The Begining Of Zul Hajj