PrayerMinder for the Palm
PrayerMinder for the Palm displays the Islamic prayer
times for the present day, anywhere on the planet Earth.
It also helps you find the direction of Ka'bah for prayers,
and it allows you to set alarms for any of the prayers,
and also for Tahajjud and Shurooq (sunrise).
Download PrayerMinder v1.2
Also available for the Palm: Translation of the Qur'an by Abdullah Yusuf Ali!
Download PrayerMinder v1.2 for the Palm (praymind-pp.zip 68KB)
You can find coordinates (latitude and longitude) for various cities of the world
from the prayer times page for each city at this site. Just click on the View Location Data
button on the prayer times page for your city.
NOTE: Due to a limitaion in the Palm, prayers times
can only be calculated when the program is running.
Therefore, whenever PrayerMinder is launched, it
automatically adjusts the alarm warnings if prayer
So, if you use alarms, you should launch PrayerMinder
every few days, so that the alarm times will get
- Qiblah finder Qiblah direction finder shows qiblah direction
(direction of the Ka'bah) by pointing the device toward the sun.
- Hijri date (adjustable).
- Multiple locations to select from.
- Daylight Savings/Summer time option for each location.
- Palm OS 3.1+ ( i.e. Palm IIIx or later)
- mathlib (included)
- v1.2 (28 September, 2005) Minor bug-fix release
- Fixed menu pages crashing on Tungsten T5.
- Added ability to work with display re-sizing and
display orientation changes.
- Utilized hi-res display on Qiblah Finder screen.
- v1.1 (17 June, 2003) Minor bug-fix release
- Fixed bug of Ka'bah icon not appearing on the red
arrow on the Qiblah finder screen on OS5 devices.
- Fixed bug of Qiblah angle on Qiblah finder screen
being sometimes different by one degree from the angle on the main screen.
- v1.0 (3 June, 2003) New Feature release
- Added Colors and Grayscale support!
- Fixed "Mathlib not found" error if another
program uses mathlib.
- Re-designed the Qiblah Finder compass to be
- Revamped alarms by making them more flexible
and removing the annoying warnings.
- Made the Preferences dialog more user friendly by
providing a list of standard Fajr/Isha methods.
- Added Islamic (Hijri) date.
- Fixed memory leaks detected by newer development
- v0.6 (13 October 1999) New Feature release
- Added Alarms upon popular demand!!! (finally)
- Added fajr and isha time calculation method based on
minutes before susrise, or after maghrib, respectively.
is useful for places in the Middle East that follow the
Umm-ul-Quraa (Makkah) calendar.
- Added day and time display to main screen.
- Added more stuff to help screens.
- Automatic upgrade of internal database from versions 0.4. and later.
- Added more locations to locations.txt.
- v0.5 (13 May 1999) Bug-fix release
- Fixed incorrect Asr time close to the equator.
- v0.4 (13 April 1999) Third (Alpha) release
- Fixed incorrect Asr time in southern hemisphere.
- Added multiple location selection ability.
- Qiblah finder is now accessible by tapping the compass on the main screen.
- Changed displayed name from PrayerMinder to PrayMind so it fits with the other icons.
- Added automatic backup of modified database to Backup directory on HotSync.
- Added enough fields in the database so next update won't need a un-install and re-install.
- Added more help information, for example Fiqh rules
for Asr time, and meaning of twilight angle for Fajr and Isha times.
- v0.3 (24 November 1998) Second (Alpha) release
- v0.2 (20 October 1998) First (Alpha) release
is Copyright Tasmin Ahmad, 1998 - 2005.
This software is charityware/dua-ware. That means you can freely
use and/or distribute the pakaged form of the software as you
wish. You are merely requested to pray for the author's maGHfirah
(forgiveness). You are also free to send him an encouragement note!
If you use this software, be advised that you will do so at
your own risk and the author will not be held responsible for
any damage caused by the software.
If you are interested in porting the code to other platforms,
I can provide you the source code through e-mail upon request,
free of charge.
||NOTE: Get location data for your city just by pressing
the View Location Data button from your city's
prayer times page at this site.
Getty Thesaurus is perhaps the best place to find coordinates for any city.
Falling Rain is also perhaps the best place to find coordinates and elevation for any city.
||Bali Distance Finder
has a good database of locations in the USA, and many others, and also provides Elevation data for many places.
||World Time Zones
E-mail: websupport at sajda.com
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