Worldwide Iftar/Sehar Time clock alarm for daily Ramadan. Designed for both phones & tablets. Uses highly accurate method (accuracy of about 1 arcminute within two centuries of 2000) used by U.S. Naval Observatory for calculation of ...Read more
Worldwide Iftar/Sehar Time clock alarm for daily Ramadan. Designed for both phones & tablets. Uses highly accurate method (accuracy of about 1 arcminute within two centuries of 2000) used by U.S. Naval Observatory for calculation of sunrise/sunset/twilight. Has even options for high latitude time calculations. Features includes:
* Innovative interface showing time remaining for Iftar/Sehar. * Monthly view for Ramadan timings. * Hijri (Islamic) calander * Alarm options can be set to start selected minutes before Iftar/Sehar. * Supports different time calculation methods. * Complete Azan alarm can be heard when App is running in foreground * Background alarm can be heard on device
Ramadan (Arabic: رمضان Ramaḍān, IPA: [rɑmɑˈdˤɑːn];[variations] Persian: Ramazān; Urdu: Ramzān; Turkish: Ramazan) is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar; Muslims worldwide observe this as a month of fasting. This annual observance is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam. The month lasts 29–30 days based on the visual sightings of the crescent moon, according to numerous biographical accounts compiled in hadiths. The word Ramadan comes from the Arabic root ramida or ar-ramad, which means scorching heat or dryness. Fasting is fardh (obligatory) for adult Muslims, except those who are ill, travelling, pregnant, diabetic or going through menstrual bleeding. While fasting from dawn until sunset, Muslims refrain from consuming food, drinking liquids, smoking, and engaging in sexual relations; in some interpretations they also refrain from swearing. Food and drink is served daily, before sunrise and after sunset.  According to Islam, the thawab (rewards) of fasting are many, but in this month they are believed to be multiplied. Fasting for Muslims during Ramadan typically includes the increased offering of salat (prayers) and recitation of the Quran.
Ramadan is a time of spiritual reflection, improvement and increased devotion and worship. Muslims are expected to put more effort into following the teachings of Islam. The fast (sawm) begins at dawn and ends at sunset. In addition to abstaining from eating and drinking, Muslims also increase restraint, such as abstaining from sexual relations and generally sinful speech and behavior. The act of fasting is said to redirect the heart away from worldly activities, its purpose being to cleanse the soul by freeing it from harmful impurities. Ramadan also teaches Muslims how to better practice self-discipline, self-control, sacrifice, and empathy for those who are less fortunate; thus encouraging actions of generosity and compulsory charity (zakat). It becomes compulsory for Muslims to start fasting when they reach puberty, so long as they are healthy, sane and have no disabilities or illnesses. Exemptions to fasting are travel, menstruation, severe illness, pregnancy, and breast-feeding. However, many Muslims with medical conditions insist on fasting to satisfy their spiritual needs, and healthcare professionals must work with their patients to reach common ground. Professionals should closely monitor individuals who decide to persist with fasting. While fasting is not considered compulsory in childhood, many children endeavour to complete as many fasts as possible as practice for later life. Those who are unable to fast are obliged to make up for it. According to the Quran, those ill or traveling (musaafir) are exempt from obligation, but still must make up the days missed later on.
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UPDATED ON: Aug 3, 2013
INSTALLATIONS: 50,000 - 100,000
LATEST VERSION: 1.10
REQUIRED ANDROID VERSION: 2.3.3 and up
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