VYETH Student Magazine

Lessons from the Quran

Ushna Aseera

B.A. LLB (6th Semester)

Vitasta School of Law & Humanities  

  • Respect and honour all human beings, irrespective of their religion, color, race, sex, language, status, property, birth, profession/job and so on.  [17/70]
  • Talk straight, to the point without any ambiguity or deception. [ch 33 v70]
  • Choose best words to speak and say them in the best possible way. [17/53, 2/83]
  • Do not shout; speak politely keeping your voice low. [31/19]
  • Do not confound truth with falsehood. [2/42]
  • Say with your mouth what is in your heart [3/167]
  • When you voice an opinion be just, even if it is against a relative. [6/152]
  • Do not be contemptuor or arrogant with people [31/18]
  • Do not walk haughtily or with conceit. [17/37,31/18]
  • Be moderate in thy pace.[31/19]
  • Do not be a bragging boaster. [31/18]
  • Do not talk, listen or do anything vain. [23/3,28/55]
  • Do not participate in any paltry. If you pass near a futile play, then pass by with dignity. [25/72]
  • Walk with humility and sedateness [25/63]
  • Keep your gazes lowered devoid of any lecherous leers and salacious stares. [24/30-31, 40/19]
  • If you do not have complete knowledge about anything, better keep your mouth shut you might think that speaking about something without full knowledge is a trivial matter. But it might have grave consequences [24/15-16]
  • When you hear something malicious about someone, keep a favorable view about him/her until you attain full knowledge about the matter. Consider others innocent until they are proven guilty with solid and truthful evidence [24/12-13]
  • Ascertain the truth of any  news, lest you smile someone in ignorance and afterwards repent of what you did [49/6]
  • Do not follow blindly any information of which you have no direct knowledge, (using your faculties of perception and conception) you must verify it for yourself. In the court of your lord, you will be held accountable for your hearing, sight and the faculty of reasoning. [17/36]
  • Never think that you have reached the final of knowledge and nobody knows more than yourself. Remember! Above everyone endowed with Prophet (S.A.W) was asked to keep praying, “O My sustainer! Advance me in knowledge.”[20/114]
  • The believers are but a single Brotherhood, live like members of one family, brothers and sisters unto one another. [49/10]
  • Do not make mockery of others or ridicule others. [49/11]
  • When you meet each other, offer good wishes & blessings for safety. One who conveys to you a message of safety & security & also when a courteous greeting is offered to you, meet it with a greeting still more courteous or (at least) of equal courtesy. [4/86] .