Islam is a religion that teaches us everything and guides us in our life. It covers the whole spectrum of life and its teachings are very broad. Islam guides us how to conduct with different people and how to deal with them. There is no space for the priest or any intermediary between the human being and ALLAH. Islam has no hard rituals and it was not spread by the use of the sword instead it is a religion which teaches peace and love to humanity.
The instructions are given in the holy QURAN and it is easily understandable and one can easily follow the rules mentioned in it and the teachings of the PROPHET (PBUH). In the QURAN the instructions about every matter of life is given whether it is political or social, national, international or regarding to daily routine life. Islam guides us in every step we take in our life and in every act; the rules can be applied in the following matters:
- 1. Trading
Islam has explained the rules of fair trading and the pure and honest business and the PROPHET has given us an example through his deeds and actions. There are many verses in which ALLAH has ordered to be fair in the dealings and to do justice while selling and doing business.
- 2. Bribery
Islam has strictly prohibited bribery and does not like this deed. Islam does not like both the person one who gives a bribe and the one who takes bribe in the eyes of Islam both are equally participating in the sin.
- 3. Hoarding and monopoly
Islam has also prohibited hoarding and creating a monopoly. Islam has given equal rights to everybody and is against monopoly and believes that everybody has the right and the freedom to do his own business through fair means and should follow the rules of Islam in every act and business deal.
- 4. Rights of labor
Islam has focused on the rights of the slaves and teaches that they should be treated with kindness and with courtesy. The teachings are that the wages and salaries should be given on time and care should be taken that everyone is given his right and is treated well. There is no discrimination on the basis of caste creed and color and everyone is equal in Islam.
- 5. Peace
As Islam is a peaceful religion and it also focuses on spreading peace throughout the entire world. Islam focuses on love and teaches that everybody should be treated nicely and there should be no hatred and enmity in the heart for others.
Islam is the only religion that has given so much importance to cleanliness and has described the methods of cleanliness in details and the examples are set by the messenger of ALLAH. In Islam cleanliness is considered as the half of faith. Islam also teaches how to keep oneself clean during the daily routine life. It also teaches the rules of keeping the environment clean and to stay healthy.
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