Rights of Neighbours Islamic etiquettes Quranic Ayats and Ahadith

Neighbour Rights and Islamic guiding principles.

1. ....and do good to parents, kinfolk, orphans, AI-Masakin (the poor), the neighbour who is near of kin, the neighbour who is a stranger...(4:36).

2. Whoever believes in Allah and the Last Day should be generous to his neighbour. (Bukhari, Muslim).

3. Rasul Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam once said: Gabriel kept advising me concerning the neighbor to the point that I thought he would inherit (from his neighbor). (Bukhari, Muslim)

4. Whoever believes in Allah and the Last o;y should not hann his neighbor. (Bukhari, Muslim).

5. By Allah, he is not a believer, by Allah, he is not a believer. When asked: Who is that, 0 Rasulullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam? He said: The one from whose affairs his neighbor is not safe. (Bukhari, Muslim).

6. Whoever believes in Allah and the last day should do well to his neighbor. (Muslim).

7. When asked about a woman who fasted during the day and spent the night in prayer bit she would harm her neighbors. Rasul Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam  said: She is in the hell-fIre.
(Hakim). )

8. Muslim women, none of you should look down upon a gift she receives from a female neighbor, even if it be a meatless foot of a sheep. (Bukhari, Muslim).

9. Rasul Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said to Abu Dw: 0 aiallahu Anhu Abu Dhar,Raz when you prepare stew, increase its water and deliver it to some of your neighbors. (Muslim).

10. When Aisha radiallahu anha asked Rasulullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam that she had two neighbors and wanted to know which of them to give a present, he said: The one whose door is closest to yOU. (Bukhari).

11. Show respect and courtesy to your neighbor. Rasul Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said: None of you should prevent his neighbor from putting wood on his wall. (Bukhari, Muslim).

12. Whoever has a neighbor sharing a garden or a partner should not sell it until he offers· it to him trust. (Bukhari).

13. If you hear them saying: You have done well, then you have done wen. If you hear them saying: You have done evil, then you have done evil. (Ahmad).

14. A man came to Rasul Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam to complain about his neighbor. Rasul Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam  said: To be patient. The 3rd or 4th time he complained, Rasul 3& told him to put his belongings in the path. He did so and when the people tried t.o pass by it, they would ask why he did that and he would say that hiS neighbor had harmed him. They would then cause that neighbor until the neighbor said to him; Take back your belongings to your place, as by Allah, I will not repeat what I have done. (Abu Dawud)