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Islam in Japan

Tokyo, Japan Febuary 1 2004-- Members of the Yashio Mosque in Tokyo celebrate an open prayer in a public park because the mosque is too small to accommodate the followers on this dan of Eid-ul-Adha (the Festival of Sacrifice) celebrated throughout the Muslim world as a commemoration of Prophet Ibrahim's (Abraham's) willingness to sacrifice his son for God. After the Prayer members gathered to slaughter a Lamb in Islamic tradition. Non Muslim Japanese residents have lunch in nearby coffee shop.

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Tokyo, Japan  Febuary 1 2004-- Members of the  Yashio Mosque in Tokyo celebrate an  open  prayer in a public park because the  mosque is too small to accommodate the  followers on this dan of Eid-ul-Adha (the Festival of Sacrifice) celebrated throughout the Muslim world as a commemoration of Prophet Ibrahim's (Abraham's) willingness to sacrifice his son for God.  After the  Prayer members gathered to slaughter a Lamb in Islamic tradition. Non Muslim Japanese residents have  lunch in nearby coffee shop.