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10 Must have Islamic Apps for your Smartphone

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Islamic Apps for Your Smartphone

 

Undoubtedly, smartphone penetration is increasing significantly in emerging economies. Countries in the Far East such as Malaysia & Indonesia have experienced significant rise in penetration, with Android Mobile OS still dominating market share.

With a rapidly increasing mobile user base, there’s been an increase in the number of apps on the Google Play Store as well as the Apple Store, with over 3 million apps globally as of 2015.

As a result, there have been numerous apps that are catering to the Muslim Market in Muslim Majority Countries.We have already written about few of them in our earlier posts and there has been requests for Islamic Apps for Smartphones .So,Below you will find a comprehensive list of Muslim Apps you may love to have for your smartphones .

 

Here’s a list of the 10 Must Have Apps for a Muslim’s Smartphone.

Muslim Pro:

Muslim Pro boasts over 30 mm global users and it’s unarguably one of the best Muslim platforms in the market. Some of it’s key features include locating halal restaurants/mosques, reading Quran and listening to audio recitations of various reciters in addition to viewing translations in multiple languages, reminders during prayer times, and much more.

Quran Companion:

Quran Companion is the smartest way to memorize Quran with features that are easy, fun, & social. QC’s primary innovation lies in its proprietary technology that combines the best of learning technology with the psychology of social motivation and gamification, whilst staying aligned with Islamic values and the ‘Sunnah’ (teachings, deeds and sayings of the Prophet and his companions). Join 10,000s of people who are achieving their Quran memorization goals with Quran Companion.

Zabihah:

If you want to find the most comprehensive list of Halal restaurants, the Zabihah app is your ‘go to’ directory to find your nearest halal options as well as nearby mosques. It’s arguably one of the oldest apps for the Muslim Market.

Sira App:

The best animation app on the life of the Prophet Muhammad SAW is the Sira App. It’s creative visuals and story-telling animation allows anybody, regardless of age, to get a deeper understanding of our beloved Prophet Muhammad’s beautiful life.

Ramadan Legacy:

Ramadan Legacy is the go to app to stay on track of your Spiritual Ramadan Goals. You can track your fasts, prayers, how much Quran you read, etc, and view other’s progress for social motivation.

Build Your Deeds App

Receive reminders to read Surahs of the Qur’an at their specified times, the duas of Ramadan and more with Build Your Deeds which is available on both Android and iOS .

Halal Gems:

The up and coming halal food directory that shows the best halal cuisine globally in addition to showcasing an interactive digital magazine for Halal Foodies. Halal Gems is a must have for the food junkie.

Halal Trip:

This is the one-stop app for planning all your halal travel needs. From purchasing tour packages, downloading city guides, finding halal food, finding nearby mosques and attractions, Halal Trip helps you plan your entire trip.

Hajjnet:

Hajjnet makes it super easy for you to accomplish your Hajj & Umrah Journeys. It’s super sleek UI offers a wonderful user experience that guides you through the entire Hajj Process. It’s been ranked in the Top 10 in Apple’s Travel Category in over 59 countries.

IslamAudio:

IslamAudio is the ‘Audible for Islamic Books’. It has a list of wonderful Islamic Books for those that prefer listening to someone read the book while on the go. They are working on partnering with several Islamic Book Publishers to offer a diverse range of Islamic Books to cater to the wider Muslim Audience.

These 10 apps are a must have for any Muslim looking to enhance their Islamic spirituality, find their muslim spouse, seamlessly finding the nearest halal restaurants and mosques, and much more. There’s a lot of movement in this space and it’s worthwhile to keep an eye out for this space.

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Author Bio:

Lisa Zahran is a writer and copywriter who has worked with New York Times bestselling authors and personal development organizations such as Productive Muslim and Mindvalley. As CCO at Quran Academy, she’s authored a transformative ebook that can help make Quran memorization easier and more meaningful in your daily life. Experience this ebook plus a 14-day trial of Quran Companion for free today.


 


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Pakistani Actor Hamza Ali Abbasi,ex aetheist to quit acting for Allah and to Spread Islam.


In a video shared by him on Twitter, Hamza Ali Abbasi spoke about his journey – how he became an atheist when he was 14-15 years old and how science “brought him back” being a theist when he went to the US.

“I want to spend the rest of my life talking about God,” Abbasi said in the video-sharing that his decision is based on 10 years research.

Abbasi, who recently married Naimal Khawar, said that now he will try to shape his life in accordance with Islam and will try to spread across the message through various platforms.

“Being an ‘ex-atheist’, I want to share the answers I have received about God with people. I don’t want to debate or convince people, I just want to share,” he said and added that if he will make any movie or show, then it will be about Islam.

Read –What Allah says to the disbelievers


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Man involved in Babri Masjid demolition now builds mosques to wash away guilt


Do you know that Kar sevak from Haryana who was part of Babri Masjid demolition, now preaches Islam, builds masjids ?He has built 90 Mosque so far.

Aamir, a former Shiv Sena leader from Panipat, Haryana often recalls the fateful day of December 6, 1992, that marked the demolition of Babri Masjid.

Aamir said that along with his friend Mohammed Umar, formerly Yogendra Pal, he had vowed to construct the Sri Ram Mandir at Ayodhya demolishing the masjid. Today, the two are fulfilling their pledge to renovate 100 mosques, in an attempt to purge themselves of their sins.

On December 1, 1992, Aamir reached Ayodhya to join thousands of kar sevaks coming from across the country. On December 6 that year, according to Aamir, he was the first man to climb the middle dome.

“We feared that the army might have been deployed in large number. But on ground there was hardly any security, that gave us a boost and we were mentally prepared to demolish the masjid that day,” said Mohammed Aamir.

Aamir along with many other kar sevaks from Sonipat and Panipat demolished the dome with spades and pickaxes.

“When I reached my home town Panipat after that I was given a hero’s welcome by the people,” Aamir said.

“But at home, my family’s reaction shocked me. My secular family denounced my actions. I had participated in the kar seva because I felt strongly about it, but I realized later that I was wrong.”

Mohammed Aamir, born a Rajput, said, “I realized that I had taken law in my hands and violated the constitution of India. Guilty, I embraced Islam.”

Ref :India Today.


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#Hijabisanidentity- Hijab walk to Stop the discrimination and marginalization of Muslim women and girls.


Freedom of religion is a fundamental human right in the Ghanaian legal system. To be specific Article 21 (c) of the 1992 Constitution states: “All persons shall have the right to freedom to practice any religion and to manifest such practice.”

Unfortunately, most Muslim women and girls living in Ghana have dealt with individuals who exert their biases and bigotry into institutional cultures. Thus, making it impossible for Muslim women to wear the hijab as part of their religious freedoms stipulated in the 1992 constitution.

The #Hijabisanidentity campaign pushes for the right of Muslim women who choose to wear the hijab to be free to do so without intimidation from any individual or institution.

Why do Muslim Woman Wear Hijab.

Recently, an invigilator of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) asked a candidate to remove her hijab before sitting her exams. This latest move sparked a recent social media campaign by Islam advocates dubbed: #Hijabisanidentity

They believe the successful campaign which culminated in a massive demonstration in some regions – North, Ashanti and Accra – will help shake up some traditionally-held cultural misconceptions about the female Muslim identity. On Saturday October 12, Ghanaian Muslim women marched for their right to wear the hijab. The #Hijabisanidentity campaign is still on.

Stop policing Women’s bodies!

My hijab, my CHOICE My choice, my right


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Sinéad O’Connor Performs in Hijab.Says : ‘I have been a Muslim all my life and I didn’t realise it’


Dublin: Singer Sinead O’Connor stepped out in a traditional hijab with her son after converting to Islam in October.

The 52-year-old wore a bright red abaya and matching hijab when she appeared on “The Late Late Show” in Dublin on Friday night, reports ” the sun”

Earlier in the day, she arrived at the studio with her son, 15-year-old Shane Lunny, who looks exactly like his mom.

Sinead was dressed more casually in blue trousers, a matching belted shirt, and a navy cardigan. She complete the look with a dark blue headscarf. Shane carried his mother’s red abaya to the venue.

Shane apart, Sinead is also mother to 32-year-old Jake, 23-year-old Roisin and 12-year-old Yeshua.

In October last year, Sinead announced that she had converted to Islam, changing her name to Shuhada Davitt.

Sinéad O’Connor has described how she felt “at home” after reading the Koran and subsequently embracing the Muslim religion.

The singer, who has returned following a five-year hiatus from touring, announced her decision to “revert” to Islam almost a year ago and says she often wears the hijab as a means of signalling her new-found beliefs.

The word ‘revert’ refers to the idea that if you were to study the Koran you would realise that you were a Muslim all your life and you didn’t realise it. That’s what happened to me,” she said on Friday night’s Late Late Show.

“I am 52. I grew up in a very different Ireland to the one that exists now and it was a very oppressed country religiously speaking. And everybody was miserable; nobody was getting any joy in God.

”The singer, who has long captivated audiences with her views on Irish life, spoke about reading the scriptures as a child and later exploring other religious texts “trying to find the truth about God”. She left Islam until last because she held her own prejudices about the religion, she said.

Ref :”The Sun”


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Archeologists finds the World’s Oldest Rural Mosque in Israel


 Archaeologists in Israel have discovered the remains of one of the world’s oldest rural mosques, built around the time Islam arrived in the holy land,

world's oldest rural mosque

The Israel Antiquities Authority estimates that the mosque, uncovered ahead of new construction in the Bedouin town of Rahat in the Negev desert, dates back to the 7th to 8th centuries.

There are large mosques known to be from that period in Jerusalem and in Makkah but it is rare to find a house of prayer so ancient whose congregation is likely to have been local farmers, the antiquities authority said.

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Excavated at the site were the remains of an open-air mosque — a rectangular building, about the size of a single-car garage, with a prayer niche facing south toward Makkah.

“This is one of the earliest mosques known from the beginning of the arrival of Islam in Israel, after the Arab conquest of 636 C.E.,” said Gideon Avni of the antiquities authority.

“The discovery of the village and the mosque in its vicinity are a significant contribution to the study of the history of the country during this turbulent period.”

Source : Arab news


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