Adab, Manner in Islam
In Islam, adab refers to proper behaviour, manners, and etiquette. Here are a few basic adab that are important in Islam:
Respect for God: Muslims show respect for God by performing their daily prayers, reading the Qur’an, and observing the Five Pillars of Islam.
as Quran says: “And whosoever obeys God and His Messenger, fears God, and keeps his duty (to Him), such are the successful ones.” (Quran 24:52)
- Respect for the Prophet Muhammad and other Prophets: Muslims show respect for the Prophet Muhammad by following his teachings and trying to emulate his good character and respect for all the prophets who came to guide the first nations such as Jesus and others.
Respect for parents: Islam emphasizes the importance of respecting and honouring one’s parents.
- Respect for the companion of the prophet”Sahab Kiram“: Muslims show respect for the friends and companions of the Prophet Muhammad by following their teachings and trying to emulate their good character.
As Prophet sws said: “My Companions are like the stars, whichever of them you follow you will be rightly guided”
Respect for elders: Islam teaches that it is important to show respect and deference to those who are older than oneself.
- Respect for children: Islam teaches that it is important to show respect and Compassion with love to those who are younger than oneself.
Respect for other people: Islam teaches that all people are equal and deserving of respect, regardless of their faith, race, or nationality.
Respect for the environment: Islam emphasizes the importance of taking care of the environment and preserving natural resources for future generations.
Respect for personal privacy: Islam teaches that it is important to respect the privacy of others and to avoid intruding on their personal affairs.
Respect for the sacred: Islam teaches that certain things, such as the Qur’an and the name of God, should be treated with respect and reverence.
Respect for the law: Muslims are expected to obey the laws of the country in which they live and to respect the authority of those who enforce those laws.