Islam has always been promoting people to do good deeds and work for the welfare of society as a whole. Good deeds in Islam can be performed in variety of ways as listed below.
- Zakat in Islam: Islam encourages giving charity to the needy people. If any person follows the principals of Zakat in Islam then he needs to give 2.5% of his earnings to a good cause like building a mosque, school, community or spend to the people who are poor and needy. Those who are having sufficient wealth are able to perform Zakat by contributing to Islamic Charity UK but it is recommended that every Muslim should follow.
- Be cheerful to everyone you meet and know: According to teachings in Islam, even a smile is a charity or form of sadaqah for a Muslim. Your smile can cheer another person is best possible way to give charity in Islam. If you are friendly and smiling to another person then the whole society will be a pleasant and cooperative place where people can live peacefully without any differences.
- Be honest: Honesty is considered to be one of the key attributes in a Muslim and considered to be a good cause in Islam. One should speak only truth about himself and others. If you want to live in a society where people are true to each other then you must be Honest. Same teaching is also given in different Islamic Schools so one should follow this teaching.