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Morality in Islam

Updated on April 4, 2011

 A muslim's good moral behavior is an attribute that the Prophet Mohammad (SAW) possessed. His teaching illuminates the lives of the people with the right virtue and good manners, to create in them brightness of character and to fill their laps with the pearls of good conduct.

The value of morality in Islam is very high. In fact, the Prophet (SAW) said: That on the Day of Judgement there will be nothing weightier in their balance than their good moral character. Take a look, however, at the period of the pre-Islamic days of the Arabs in which they were proud of their ignorance and wickedness. But when Islam was introduced, it removed the intensity of feelings and introduced the practice of pardon and forgiveness in society.

In Islam, the better way and the best training of moral values should be explained and clarified in such a way that the heart may be convinced and that people can adopt them for attaining good and righteous qualities. Thus, the most excellent guide for the Muslim's conduct in all spheres of his life is the Holy Qur'an and the Prophet's example or practice.

Moral Values

  •  Charity
  • Chastity, modesty and purity
  • Truthfulness, reliability and honesty
  • Generosity and hospitality
  • Respectfulness
  • Kindness
  • Patience and perseverance
  • Fear of God
  • Self-control and self-discipline
  • Upholding sanctity
  • Obedience and respect
  • Politeness
  • Sincerity
  • Repentance

Manners Forbidden In Islam

  •  Stealing and theft
  • Adultery, fornication and frostitution
  • Dishonesty, cheating and hypocrisy
  • Greediness and miserliness
  • Abuse and mis-behavior
  • Suspicion, jealousy and anger
  • Violence, tyranny and oppressions
  • False oath
  • Alcohol drinking
  • Gambling
  • Murder
  • Dishonor and harshness toward parents
  • Usury


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      Abubakar Idris ozil 6 years ago

      I am a die heart muslim

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      shegarlynn 8 years ago from United States

      Thanks Khalid for reading my hub...

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      khalid 8 years ago

      nice article


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      shegarlynn 8 years ago from United States

      Thanks for dropping by!!!!

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      Rizwan 8 years ago

      Good post