Starting in just a few weeks (July 8th) Muslims will begin the month of fasting, otherwise known as Ramadan. BlackBerry can be a useful tool for completing Ramadan, which is regarded as one of the five pillars of Islam.

BlackBerry has put forth the following list of apps available for BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry 7 to aid you during the ninth month of the Islamic calendar:

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BlackBerry 10 Ramadan Apps

Quran Mojawed

Now the Holy Quran is between your hands for you to enjoy reading the Quran in Arabic and in Othmani font. Browse the Quran by Surahs or chapters and listen to the Quran by famous reciters such as Al-Ajmy, Al- Huthaify and others. Bookmark the page you want so you can find it easily, and search the whole Quran easily for desired Quranic verse using simple words.

 

Islam 101

This app covers the fundamental principles and beliefs of Islam. This provides a bountiful of information to both young Muslims and non-Muslims who are interested in learning about the Islamic way of life that compasses every aspect of a Muslim’s life — personal, social, economic, political, legal, and religious, etc.

 

Islamic Stories

A fascinating collection of Islamic Stories for Muslims / non-Muslims children and adults. The apps includes famous stories, including The Patient Old Man, The Emperor, The Guard and Islam, A Thousand Camels, and The Sight of Kabah, among many others.

 

BlackBerry 7 Ramadan Apps

Hajj and Umrah

Watch wonderful multilingual videos to learn all about Hajj and Umrah rituals. This app will also help Muslims and non-Muslims learn more about rules on al Ihram, al Tawaf, Miqats of Ihram and the forbidden acts during Umrah. This app is available in six different languages; Arabic, English, Indonesian, Urdu, Persian and Turkish.

 

Mecca for BlackBerry

Everything you need to know about Makkah! The app contains a directory of famous places, maps and images by City, a useful phone directory for any emergencies, and all other things you need to know to ensure a secure, fun, safe and enjoyable trip to the Holy Place!

 

Pilgrimage

This interactive application is a wonderful tool for exploring Al Hajj along with all its rituals in a simplified and interactive way. The application contains an interactive map for learning about the locations in which the rituals take place as well as a complete day-to-day ritual guide to explain the pilgrimage. Additionally, it delivers a complete collection of multimedia files to provide users with an enjoyable learning experience.

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Ramadan mubarak!