THE PROPHETS OF ISLAM Al-Huda Foundation
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was a great wise man of Allah. He is
famous for laying down the principles of high quality of human conduct and
Great Personal Conduct
believed in the Oneness of Allah and obeyed His commandment with honesty and
commitment. He was a great observer and
thinker. He avoided sleeping during the
day, and would not sit back in comfortable posture when he had company.
He was so mannerly that no one ever saw him spitting.
He avoided joking, and laughing lest it would displease Allah.
He neither rejoiced over achieving something nor grieved over losing it.
He always helped to settle differences between parties.
He prefered to sit amongst gatherings of the wise and remained silent
unless spoken to. He carefully watched
the conduct of the rulers.
had bestowed upon him the gift of wisdom and insight about the affairs of
people. Allah ordained him to be always
thankful, for "Whosoever denies His blessings does so only to his own
gave an eternal guidance to humanity in the form of advice to his son which is
stated in Qur'an. On The Great Sin of Polytheism "O son, be careful,
never associate any one with Allah because it is a grave sin and there is no
forgiveness for it."
Thankfulness to Allah for His Benevolence, and On The Rights of Parents, and
Their Obedience"O son, be
humble and charitable towards your parents.
Thank Allah first for all that He has granted you without your
asking for it, and then thank your parents for the kindness they showed you,
when you were helpless.
"If the parent are polytheistic and force you to follow them in their faith, do not obey them in this respect, but without causing any harm to them. Continue to serve them with good conduct. Be kind to them even if they are wrong.
and Cautious Conduct
continued his advice: "O son, Your deeds , good or bad, and in any amount,
are accountable on the Great Day of Reckoning.
Your reward or punislunent will depend on the quality of your conduct.
not slumber when you should be awake and stand in worship of your Lord.
Learn to bear in the times of deprivation, for Allah rewards those who
show contentment and forbearance.
not exhibit arrogance as you walk or talk, as Allah does not consider arrogance
to be an appropriate behavior amongst human beings. "Show moderation
in your attire and adornments. "Talk in low tone, because the loud and
the crude tone belongs to the ass."
References: al qur'an: Sura Luqman.