Who doesn’t love waking up to the filling fragrances of the aromatic herbs that moms use to create magic with in the kitchen or hearing the soothing call for prayer early in the morning that revives senses- We all do, right? These are some of the blessings of this holy month of Ramadan. In addition we learn the importance of enduring hardships, helping those in need and appreciating countless blessings. To help you rejoice the spirit of Ramadan, we have selected some of the best apps for you which will make this fasting month even more enjoyable. Ramadan Mubarak!=)
Sometimes we really want to pray but for some reasons unknown to us, we just can’t put the right words in our mouth. As Ramadan is all about prayers and seeking blessing from Almighty Allah, we have this app for you. It is the collection of 30 duas, one for every Roza. Each Arabic Dua is available with its English translation to make prayers a whole new experience. Did we tell you, you have the option to share these lovely duas with your friends and family. All the more reasons to make the most out of this Holy month!
During Ramadan, do you find it difficult to keep track of time? It’s alright, you’re not the only one here. Many of us have this problem, we sleep off whole of our fast and miss prayers just because we feel too tired and lazy to get up and pray. But hey, that’s not fair, remember you ain’t on hunger strike, you’re fasting! Just so, you don’t miss your prayers and sehri(remember its hot and you need those nutrients to help you survive the day), this app reminds you to pray 5 times a day with its alarm. Apart from that, it has Ramadan calender with timings of sehr/aftaar( you can manually select your city), duas of fasting with translation, guidance notes with hadiths and 99 names of Allah that you can learn.
This beautiful app is your one stop shop for all your Ramadan needs. Sometimes we travel and can’t decide which way to place our prayer mat for praying, dont be confused anymore, you can find the Qiblah direction easily with Muslim Pro. You have to choose your location and this app will display all the mosques of your area. Sending ecards was never so simple, you can select the card of your choice,type in your message(you have the freedom to choose your font size) and send it via bluetooth or through skype and facebook. The app have Qur’aan with translation( you have variety of languages to choose from),99 names of God and prayer times. If you want to listen to audio recitation of Qur’aan, you can upgrade to premium version of the app.
Perform ablution, plug in your headphones and rest your head on a pillow. Switch on your mobile device, open Quran and placid your senses with the recitation of the Holy Quran. Trust us, this app is the gem. You can choose your favourite reciter and even download the recitation of a particular surah that you can listen to offline. You can select your language for translation, making it easier for you to understand Quran. You have an option to mark your favourite surah(chapters) that you can read/listen later. This Ramadan, try and learn what our Holy Book is all about, who knows, you may find the answers that you had been searching for so long.
As it says, the simpler the better. This month is all about being grateful to Allah for all that he has showered on you and to repent for the sins that you knowingly or mistakenly committed. What could be a better way than a Dua to show your gratitude! Wait no more, download this simple app, afterall you don’t want to miss out on those blessings and rewards that your Lord showers this month. Stay blessed!
Giving poor-due is the most essential part of Ramadan. If you’re an adult and you are capable to pay Zakat, then you must pay it. Sometimes we own multiple assets and we find it difficult to calculate the total Zakat that is due on us, to help you with your Zakat calculation, we have listed this app for you. We hope you have no problem helping your brethren in faith this time:)!
While you enjoy spirituality of the month during the day, Allah has allowed you to relish the delicacies of Aftaar, once you break your fast at Maghrib. We know you love the crackling sound of hot oil that’s perfect to fry those lovely samosas and fries or the basket full of juiciest fruits of summer so pleasing to your eyes. But Aftaar is all about experimenting with new recipes and so we have added this app for you to check out. The app has so many recipes and yes they are from all around the world! You can even add them to your favourites so that you don’t have to search them again and again every time you want to try them. Smile now!=) you have so many recipes to try.
After all the apps that will help you enjoy the spirituality of the month, we would like to include this app for those who like decorating their cellphone screens with wallpapers. Yes, we know, you want to have the full feel of the month=)
Now download the ones you like the best and do let us know how do you find them. Don’t forget to remember us in your prayers. Ramadan Kareem:)