japan mosque


Muslim community for all Muslims in Greater Tokyo Area

Manara is a prospective Japanese-style mosque that operates in English and Japanese and gathers muslims for prayers, social activities, and islamic lectures. As well as it functioning as gathering point to welcome seekers for knowledge on Islam, and guidance on Muslim life in Japan.


who we are

We are a community of Muslims and followers of Ahl al-Bayt residing in Tokyo. We are active since 2018 mainly working on Muslim awareness to Japanese audience as well as helping to provide activities for Muslims living in Tokyo area and help provide social needs for our Muslims brothers and sisters. Our mission eventually is to build the first Masjid in Tokyo for all the followers of Ahl al-Bayt who live in Tokyo and its awareness area as well as many many Muslims who are visiting Tokyo yearly.

what we do


Yearly Islamic Events (Ashura , Laylatul Qadr, Prophet and Imam's Births, Mornings Sessions)
Islamic awareness programs for Japanese
Female monthly gathering for Japanese speaking Muslims
Ramadan Programs & Iftar
Hadith Classes
Du'a Kumail
Managing Sadaqa and Zakat
Marital Islamic Contract
Funeral and Janaza body handling Rituals

Future Plans

Future Activities & Services

Islamic Class for Kids
Support System for Converts
Support System for Connecting Muslim with Muslim Professionals
Marital Matching Support System
Translation of Islamic Resources
New Muslim Immigrants Support System

The story behind the name

why manara?

Manara (مَنارَة) is the Arabic word for "minaret", which is an essential design element of a mosque. But as the same time it also means "lighthouse", which provides guidance towards destinations.

your generosity goes a long way

Support us

Manara is a community-driven project that is based on donations from the community members themselves, which imposes a challenge. Any support we receive can help us make this project a reality sooner. If you would like to help us realize this, please get in touch with us.

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Get in touch

If you would like to know more about us and this project, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us. We would very much appreciate any kind of support we can receive.