In this episode, I discuss what might be thought of as a “How To Win Friends and Influence People” for Muslims in the age of social media.
“For the wise men of old, the cardinal problem of human life was how to conform the soul to objective reality, and the solution was wisdom, self-discipline, and virtue. For the modern, the cardinal problem is how to conform reality to the wishes of man, and the solution is a technique.” — C. S. Lewis
Elmohafez TV, developed by Hossam Hammady, is a truly useful Qur’an app, that is if you want to use such an app to aid you in memorizing the Qur’an. The icing on the cake — at least for me — is its incorporation of the Qira’āt al-‘Ashr, or the 10 Variant Recitations of the Qur’an. It features a couple of useful tools:  a voice recorder. This allows you to record yourself reciting and compare it to the mushaf. If you get it correct, you get to mark that section/verse completed, which leads to  ledger function that tells you your progress in memorizing that chapter, or juz’, in percentages. The app also fearures a number of reciters in the variant recitations as well. May Allah bless the app’s creator(s).
Hat tip to Abdl-Karim.
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