Smartphones are an integral part of our lives. There is an app for everything: from waking up on time in the morning to organizing things at work, playing games to monitoring weight loss, the variety of applications always come handy.
Also there are several applications that cater to your spiritual side.
With the spiritual and religious month of Ramadan approaching, many apps have been designed especially for Muslims.
From the many cool Ramadan apps available out there, we list here some helpful and interesting ones. It’s a good time to download some of these digital tools to aid you in your spiritual journey.
This app covers the most basic principles to conduct fasting in the month of Ramadan.
The application’s title translates to “The Messages of Ramadan” and it was created to highlight key points about the virtues of Ramadan, things that are lawful and forbidden during Ramadan, and some rulings about fasting that are not to be missed.
It also includes a description of how the Prophet (peace be upon him) took his suhoor and broke his fast.
And it is supported by arguments from reliable sources of hadith and various books.
It is available in English, Arabic and Indonesian languages.
Salah 3D Pro Islam
Salah 3D is a great way to learn how to pray salah.
Whether you’re an adult wanting to learn, want to teach your children to pray, are a revert to Islam or even just someone wanting to brush up on how you should be praying, this app is for you!
You can tap on the Arabic words to hear recitation, a must for beginners. It also features a Wudu (ablution) guide.
It is recognized by millions of Islam followers throughout the Muslim world as the most accurate prayer time and Adhan application on mobile devices.
Muslim Pro also features the full Quran with Arabic scripts, phonetics, translations and audio recitations as well as a Qibla locator, an Islamic Hijri calendar, a map of halal restaurants and mosques.
Zad e Rah
Zad e Rah App is a collection of all the important supplications required for Haj and Umrah such as invocations for traveling, entering the city and the masjid, invocations after prayer and the rituals of Haj and Umrah.
Now you do not have to fumble through books to find the relevant invocation, you can have the invocation displayed with translation, audio playback and explanation by Farhat Hashmi — all by just one touch. This app is in English, Arabic and Urdu languages.
The app offers fully interactive activities for children aged between 4 and 6 to help them learn Quranic letters, letter combinations and letter and word recognition with the added convenience of always having them with you on your iPad.
The application has been exclusively designed as a fun and interactive supplement to the routine learning fun with full support for gestures and personalized interaction.
Ramadan Diet is a new application for Muslims, which helps you to follow diet programs during Ramadan while fasting. The diet programs aim to help you to lose weight or keep your weight as it’s before Ramadan.
The app also contains a set of exercises and suggestions to get a fit and well built body. It features a notification center that won’t allow you to forget a meal or an exercise time.
Islamic Greeting Cards
The Islamic Greeting Cards app lets you easily find the Islamic card you want to share.
You can share a Quran verse or a Hadith using the Quran and Hadith Cards.
Want to educate others about Islam? There are Dawah cards available for free.
Do you know some one that needs a Dua? You can make use of the Dua cards. You can send Ramadan and Eid greeting cards as well.
Share your favorite app for Ramadan.
First appeared at Arab News. It is republished with the author’s kind permission.