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Secondly, it is against the practice of Khair-ul-Qurun, the best of generations. (This term is used for the first three
generations of Muslims, the one in which the Prophet (PBUH) lived and the two following).
2. Preference should be given to the service of parents, even over the service of one's own wife and children.
3. To abstain from sins out of fear of Allah is a highly meritorious act.
4. Labourers should always be treated fairly. If someone has paid to a labourer less than his due, it should be paid to
him in a decent manner.
5. Any supplication which is made sincerely, and with real sense of humbleness is granted by Allah.
6. Allah sometimes helps His pious men even in an unusual manner, which is termed as Karamat (
wonder or
). Thus, like the miracles of the Prophets, wonders of the righteous people are also true. But miracles and
wonders both appear with the Will of Allah.