Have you ever had that moment where, all of a sudden, you remember something that you said or did in the past, the severity of which you only realized later on? That sharp inhalation, shortness of breath, the flush of humiliation, the sick lurching in the pit of your stomach as you recall hurtful words […]
Despite a rise in the number of foreign residents in Japan who practice Islam, cemeteries offering burials in accordance with the Shariah principles remain sparse, with Muslims struggling to gain an understanding of the need for new sites from locals in a country where cremation is the norm. While Japan is home to an estimated […]
Even for those not performing the pilgrimage, Hajj, the first ten days of this month are considered very sacred. They are a time for increased reflection, seeking Allah’s forgiveness, doing good, and various other forms of worship. Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, has said about the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah: […]
Eid-ul-Adha to be celebrated in Japan on July 31 on Friday. Ruyat e Hilal committee Japan has announced that 1st of Dhul Hijjah 1441 (2020) will be on Wednesday 22 July and Eid Al Adha will be on Friday 31st July 2020 InShaAllah.
Eid-ul-Adha is approaching fast. And, a large number of Muslims in the world are suffering from hunger, disease, famine, war, etc. Now, this is the time and the opportunity for us all given by Allah, to feed the poor and the needy no matter where they live. Japan Islamic Trust (JIT) has arranged Udhiyah or […]
Japan on Monday opened a new support center for foreign residents. the country’s growing number of foreign residents to give advice on employment, visas, laws, and humanitarian issues. The move comes as the Japanese government shifts toward bringing in more foreign workers under a new visa system launched in April last year in response to […]