The rights of the Muslims are many , varied , diversified and vital in accordance with the teachings of Islam . Many of these rights are documented as sound , accurate and authentically reported from Allah’s Apostle , PBUH. The general rights are for the welfare and well being of Muslims at large. They are instituted for a better society, much improved social relations , stronger ties and better citizenship in all.
It is soundly and authentically reported of Allah’s Apostle, PBUH: “ There are six general rights of a Muslim individual upon his Muslim brethren. They are:
a) Greet him when you see him
b) Respond , accept and fulfill his invitation
c) Offer him the best advice you have, if sought.
d) Say” Yarhakmoka Allah” ( May Allah , the Almighty be merciful to you ) if one sneezes before you.
e) Pay him a visit if he gets ill, and
f) Follow his funeral to his final place of rest ( burial)