Other Good Deeds

1. Respect for the elders.

2. Respect for teachers and scholars.

3. The Fourth Imam has said, “Your teacher has the following rights. Firstly, total respect from you. Secondly that you listen attentively when he speaks. Thirdly, that you never raise your voice in his presence”.

4. Hospitality.

5. The keeping of promises, adhering to contracts and covenants, and repayment of debts. All these are mandatory. God says:

يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا أَوْفُوا بِالْعُقُودِ

O you who believe! Fulfill the obligations…...(5:1)

6. The forgiving of any debt owed to one by a person unable to repay.