“A true Muslim is one from whose hands and tongue the others are safe“
To be a good Muslim is indeed a great blessing of Allah. The followers of Islam are called Muslims. A true Muslim follows the teachings of Islam in the real sense. He is the one who lives his life according to the sunnah of the prophet and orders of the Holy Quran. A true Muslim abstains from any action that is prohibited in Islam.
A true Muslim is clean and pure. It means that a true Muslim is never contaminated and if he gets contaminated his first action is to clean himself. Hazrat Muhammad peace be upon him says
“The cleanliness is half the faith“
The last prophet of Allah the leader of the Muslims has emphasized a lot on cleanliness. A person cannot be a true Muslim if he does not pay attention to personal hygiene. A true Muslim knows that his all prayers will be accepted only if he is clean; there are some exemptions under inevitable circumstances.
“When you bowed before others than Allah, neither your body nor your soul is yours“
A true Muslim has a firm belief in Allah and his last Prophet peace be upon him. He believes that Allah is the light of heaven and earth. It is his faith that Allah is the creator of everything. He believes that ALLAH is aware of his actions and doing. He avoids evil actions because he knows that he will be held answerable for his deeds. He fears only from Allah and does not do anything wrong. He believes that Allah is omnipresent and omnipotent.
“He who kills a person kills the whole human being“
A true Muslim does not take revenge upon anyone. He never kills a human being as he knows that Islam has prohibited it.
A true Muslim leads a simple life and pure life. He earns his livelihood through honest means and is contented with it. He controls his desires. He does not beg for things. He does not bring down his self-respect. He always bows his head only before Allah. He knows that Allah is supreme in the universe.
“A true Muslim loves human beings“
A true Muslim never harms others. He takes care of his neighbors and poor relative. He gives zakat so that prosperity may come in the society. He keeps fast. He says prayers 5 times a day. He greets and welcomes guests. He is not selfish and cunning.
He has great tolerance and patients. He does not complain about bad times as he knows that Allah him. He does not cheat or steal. He is very careful in his relations. He tries to forgive his enemies when he is in a position to take revenge. He knows that peace is key to prosperity.
“An enemy of today is a friend of tomorrow“
A true Muslim never indulges in ambiguities and does research and clarification before leaving a piece of news. A true Muslim seeks knowledge and acts upon it. He leads a life of diligence, discipline, and deep study. He educates his children well and develops them into good citizens. He tries to create a healthy atmosphere in his family. A true Muslim fulfills the rights of his wife, children, and parents.
“When your heart feels satisfied because of any of your Good act and mourns about any of your wrongdoing then know you have become a good Muslim“
A true Muslim is fearless and courageous he always speaks the truth whether it goes against his interest. He speaks politely and gently. He is kind and sympathetic to others. He does not store money and food. He is a symbol of integrity and honesty. He guides and directs his fellow being to do the right. He is willing to sacrifice his interest for the wider interests of the society