Huquq Ul Ibad (Rights of Man on Man)

Ridiculing Religion of Others

Breaking hearts of human souls in our surroundings as a result of ridicule or mockery just doesn’t stand. Refraining from doing so and behaving in a polite and kindhearted way makes us eligible to stand in front of our Creator, claiming to be blessed by His rehmah in this world and the next.

Persecution of Peoples – Part 2

The moment we make it a point to take religious cleansing in our own hands, we give birth to a world that is oblivious to humility, peace, compassion, empathy, but most importantly; the provision of basic human rights for all. This wiping out of groups on the basis of religious belongings says a lot about your own insecurities.

Persecution of Peoples – Part 1

We all are equals in the eyes of Allah, answerable for our actions, spreading love, and harmony around us, not judging anyone, realizing the fact that whatever religion you follow, no one gives you permission to insult someone who belongs to a religion other than yours. Humanity isn’t dead everywhere, but only in an environment which isn’t free from the germs of perceived religious superiority.

Rights of God on Man (Huqooq Allah) & Rights of Man on Man (Huqooq Ul Ibad)

Being humble in your prayers and supplications and trying to please Allah brings a feeling of contentment and peace in our hearts. When we know that we are doing everything in our power to please our Creator, then an environment of humility and serenity prevails. Of course, we are responsible for fulfilling our roles as a fellow being to ensure that no soul is hurt or harmed by us.

Be Kind to Parents

Kindness and a feeling of gratitude towards our parents, no matter what situation we are in, should be our motto in life. The combination of prayer and the attitude towards parents together in one hadith intensifies the position of parents in our lives.

Helping Thy Helpers

Allah, The All-Knowing and Wise, has made it clear to us to treat the less privileged with honour and respect, accepting that it is only Allah’s will that we might have more than others. There are means of charity, zakat or sadaqah are there so the wealth is distributed to those in need. In numerous places in the Holy Book it is mentioned to treat our servants as our brothers, feeding and clothing them well, and being kind to them to earn the pleasure of the Almighty.

Anger Management

We come across events which may not be in accordance with our liking, and stimulate in us a feeling of dislike and anger. The focus and objective of our goal in life is a major factor in our inclination towards good or bad. The moral compass residing in us instills an obligation to refrain from committing sins, but if we lose a sense of weighing the goodness or evil in the choices we make in living this life, consequently we end up in exhibiting anger and rage to express lack of control over the incidents that transpire. Indeed, someone who forgets his values in those moments must revisit his faith and trust in Almighty, and should strengthen his iman so that Allah may empower him to gain total control over his anger.

Haya (Modesty)

Modesty is a quality every Muslim should possess, our behavior with family, relatives, friends should be enveloped in a seal of haya, signaling to others that indeed indecency isn’t part of our iman. Saving our eyes, and ears from watching vulgar content, which is available so easily today, is a tough call that we need to take immediately. At a time so critical, our kids need guidance in how to act responsibly in behavior, appearance and thinking.

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