Forgiving those who wrong us

“Kind words and forgiveness are better than charity followed by injury. And Allah is Self-Sufficient, Most Forbearing.” (Surah Baqrah : 263)

Responding to evil by what is better

“Respond to evil with what is best. We know well what they claim.” ( (Al-Mu-minun:96)

Urging people to be compassionate

” and—above all—to be one of those who have faith and urge each other to perseverance and urge each other to compassion. “(Al-Balad:17)

Speaking words of kindness to uplift others

Kind words and forgiveness are better than charity followed by injury. And Allah is Self-Sufficient, Most Forbearing. (Al-Baqarah:263)

Sharing with others what one loves

“you will never achieve righteousness until you donate some of what you cherish. And whatever you give is certainly well known to Allah.” (Al-Imran:92)

Saving another person’s life

“That is why We ordained for the Children of Israel that whoever takes a life—unless as a punishment for murder or mischief in the land—it will be as if they killed all of humanity; and whoever saves a life, it will be as if they saved all of humanity.1 ˹Although˺ Our messengers already came to them with clear proofs, many of them still transgressed afterwards through the land.” (Al- Ma’idah:32)

Treating one’s parents with utmost kindness

For your Lord has decreed that you worship none but Him. And honour your parents. If one or both of them reach old age in your care, never say to them ˹even˺ ‘ugh,’ nor yell at them. Rather, address them respectfully.(Al Isra:23)

Being good to every person that we interact with

Worship Allah ˹alone˺ and associate none with Him. And be kind to parents, relatives, orphans, the poor, near and distant neighbours, close friends, ˹needy˺ travellers, and those ˹bondspeople˺ in your possession. Surely Allah does not like whoever is arrogant, boastful—(An-Nisa:36)

Making peace and reconciliation between people

The believers are but one brotherhood, so make peace between your brothers. And be mindful of Allah so you may be shown mercy.(Al-Huujurat:10)

Being attentive to one’s trusts and promises as well as being honest

˹The faithful are˺ also those who are true to their trusts and covenants;and who are honest in their testimony;(Al- Ma’arij:32-33)

Standing firmly for justice even if it goes against oneself

O believers! Stand firm for justice as witnesses for Allah even if it is against yourselves, your parents, or close relatives. Be they rich or poor, Allah is best to ensure their interests. So do not let your desires cause you to deviate ˹from justice˺. If you distort the testimony or refuse to give it, then ˹know that˺ Allah is certainly All-Aware of what you do. (An-Nisa:135)

Remaining patient in a difficult situation

And seek help through patience and prayer. Indeed, it is a burden except for the humble—(Al-Baqarah:45)

Walking with humility

The ˹true˺ servants of the Most Compassionate are those who walk on the earth humbly, and when the foolish address them ˹improperly˺, they only respond with peace.(Al Furqan:63)

Verifying news before sharing it

O believers, if an evildoer brings you any news, verify ˹it˺ so you do not harm people unknowingly, becoming regretful for what you have done.(Al-Hujurat:6)

Reflecting upon the signs of Allah

˹They are˺ those who remember Allah while standing, sitting, and lying on their sides, and reflect on the creation of the heavens and the earth ˹and pray˺, “Our Lord! You have not created ˹all of˺ this without purpose. Glory be to You! Protect us from the torment of the Fire. (Al-Imran:191)

Travelling to seek knowledge or increase faith Say.

˹O Prophet,˺ “Travel throughout the land and see how He originated the creation, then Allah will bring it into being one more time. Surely Allah is Most Capable of everything.(Al-Ankabut:20)

  1. Don’t lie (22:30)
  2. Don’t spy (49:12)
  3. Don’t exult (28:76)
  4. Don’t insult (49:11)
  5. Don’t waste (17:26)
  6. Feed the poor (22:36)
  7. Don’t backbite (49:12)
  8. Keep your oaths (5:89)
  9. Don’t take bribes (27:36)
  10. Honour your treaties (9:4)
  11. Restrain your anger (3:134)
  12. Don’t spread gossip (24:15)
  13. Think good of others (24:12)
  14. Be good to guests (51:24-27)
  15. Don’t harm believers (33:58)
  16. Don’t be rude to parents (17:23)
  17. Turn away from ill speech (23:3)
  18. Don’t make fun of others (49:11)
  19. Walk in a humble manner (25:63)
  20. Respond to evil with good (41:34)
  21. Don’t say what you don’t do (62:2)
  22. Keep your trusts & promises (23:8)
  23. Don’t insult others’ false gods (6:108)
  24. Don’t deceive people in trade (6:152)
  25. Don’t take items without right (3:162)
  26. Don’t ask unnecessary questions (5:101)
  27. Don’t be miserly nor extravagant (25:67)
  28. Don’t call others with bad names (49:11)
  29. Don’t claim yourselves to be pure (53:32)
  30. Speak nicely, even to the ignorant (25:63)
  31. Don’t ask for repayment for favours (76:9)
  32. Make room for others at gatherings (58:11)
  33. If enemy wants peace, then accept it (8:61)
  34. Return a greeting in a better manner (4:86)
  35. Don’t remind others of your favours (2:264)
  36. Make peace between fighting groups (49:9)
  37. Lower your voice and talk moderately (31:19)
  38. Don’t let hatred cause you to be unjust (6:108)
  39. Don’t ask too many favours from people (2:273)
  40. Greet people when entering their home (24:27)
  41. Be just, even against yourself & relatives (4:135)
  42. Speak gently, even to leaders of disbelief (20:44)
  43. Don’t criticize small contributions of others (9:79)
  44. Don’t call the Prophet how you call others’ (24:63)
  45. Try to make peace between husband & wife (4:128)
  46. Don’t call the Prophet from outside his rooms (49:4)
  47. Oppression/corruption is worse than killing (2:217)
  48. Preach to others in a good and wise manner (16:125)
  49. Don’t accuse others of immorality without proof (24:4)
  50. Consider wives of the Prophet like your mothers (33:6)
  51. Don’t raise your voice above that of the Prophet’s (49:2)
  52. Don’t call someone a disbeliever without knowing (4:94)
  53. Seek permission before entering someone’s room (24:59)
  54. Know your enemies can become your close friends (41:34)
  55. Don’t wrongly consume the wealth of the vulnerable (4:29)
  56. Don’t turn your cheek away from people in arrogance (31:18)
  57. Forgive others, as you would like Allah to forgive you (24:22)
  58. Seek Prophet’s permission when leaving his gathering (24:62)
  59. Don’t hold secret meetings for sin, rather do so for piety (58:9)
  60. Don’t order others to do good while forgetting it yourself (2:44)
  61. Be patient with your teacher & follow his instructions (18:67-69)
  62. Don’t frown, turn away or neglect those who come to you (80:10)
  63. If unable to help a needy person, at least speak nice words (17:28)
  64. Be lenient to those under you, and consult them in matters (3:159)
  65. Verify information from a dubious source before acting upon it (49:6)
  66. Don’t remain in the Prophet’s home unnecessarily after a meal (33:53)
  67. Those who can should continue to spend on those less fortunate (24:22)
  68. Don’t enter homes without permission & return if refused entry (24:27-28)
  69. Don’t sit with those who mock religion until they change the subject (4:140)
  70. Say it’s not appropriate to talk of slander when it’s mentioned to you (24:16)
  71. If required to ask the Prophet’s wives, then do so from behind a screen (33:53)
  72. Divorce in an amicable manner instead of keeping & harming your wife (2:231)
  73. Punish in an equivalent manner to how you were harmed or be patient (16:126)
  74. Differences in color & language are signs of Allah, not means of superiority (49:13)
  75. Don’t take women by force, nor take back bridal gift without a valid reason & live with them in kindness (4:19)

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