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Education

Qura'nic Concept of Education and Our Education System

Qura'nic Concept of Education and Our Education System

SYED JAWED ANWAR THE prevalent education system of the world (both of East and West) lowered the character of the people at the lowest and brought the world at its complete destruction. Human beings of the “modern world” are behaving worse than beasts. No other creature of the world ever harms its own flock. However, humans are ready to destroy and cleanse out their own races. There is something seriously faulty in the education system.

17 Jul 2012
Ontario’s Homosexual Curriculum and Bill 13: The Background with a Muslim Perspective

Ontario’s Homosexual Curriculum and Bill 13: The Background with a Muslim Perspective

SYED JAWED ANWAR A LARGE number of Muslim community members living in North America considers building a Masjid as the greatest rewarding deed on this earth. They spent millions of dollars in building and hundreds of thousands of dollars in decorations and erecting high minarets. They spent hundreds of hours in volunteering for these Masajid. However, does any one of them ever think for a second whether the second or third generations would be able s to pray in these Masajid? A group of the Muslim commun

01 Jul 2012
Renaissance of the Masjid-Madrasah

Renaissance of the Masjid-Madrasah

By QAZI DR. SHEIKH ABBAS BORHANY THE word Madrasah is an Arabi word, which has its origin from the word Mudarris, and this comes from the root word of Daras, which means to enlighten or to teach. Therefore, Madrasah is a place of learning, with a similar meaning to that of school. Particularly it is similar to the Church missionary school.

26 Jun 2012
Madrasah: The Intellectual History of Muslim India

Madrasah: The Intellectual History of Muslim India

This is a series of columns for the understanding of the history of centuries old Madrasah and Islamic Education System in South Asian perspective published in Muslims Weekly, New York, USA in a series of the weekly Column “Personal Notes in 2004.”

25 Jun 2012
William Dalrymple: The Madrasas of Delhi

William Dalrymple: The Madrasas of Delhi

William Dalrymple COLONEL William Sleeman, famous for his suppression of the Thugs and a leading critic of the administration of the Indian courts, had to admit that the Madrasa education given in Delhi was something quite remarkable: "Perhaps there are few communities in the world among whom education is more generally diffused than among Muhammadans [Muslims] in India," he wrote on a visit to the Mughal capital.

23 Jun 2012
Madrasa 1: The Purpose of Education

Madrasa 1: The Purpose of Education

JAWED ANWAR We, humankind, are the earthly viceroys of Allah. "And when thy Lord said unto the angels: Lo! I am about to place a viceroy in the earth (Al Quran-2: 30)." So if the viceroy is not well educated and highly knowledgeable and does not possess wisdom, what will happen to our governance on earth? So, as mentioned in Al Qur'an, everyone should be knowledgeable and educated.

23 Jun 2012
Madrasa 2: The Priorities of Education

Madrasa 2: The Priorities of Education

JAWED ANWAR IF you think about Greece, your first thoughts are of its highly reputable philosophers. However, during the hey-day of these great thinkers, they were regarded as anything but philosophers. These philosophers had not received any respect from their nation.

23 Jun 2012
Madrasa 3: The Teacher

Madrasa 3: The Teacher

JAWED ANWAR The role of the teacher in the Islamic Education System is pivotal. First, Allah requires us to seek knowledge actively. Remained ignorant is closer to sin. Second, educating and sharing knowledge is Sunnah (tradition of the Prophet). "Narrated Abu Huraira R.A.: that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: "Whoever is asked about some knowledge that he knows, then he conceals it, he will be bridled with a bridle of fire." Jami` at-Tirmidhi 2649

22 Jun 2012
Madrasa 4: The Student

Madrasa 4: The Student

JAWED ANWAR THE student is the central part of the Islamic education system. It is the students' responsibility to acquire compulsory education. As a vicegerent of Allah, human beings have to play a significant role on this earth to establish and maintain peace and justice, among other things.

22 Jun 2012
Madrasa 5: The History

Madrasa 5: The History

JAWED ANWAR IN his last khutbah (speech), the Messenger of Allah, Muhammad ﷺ, addressed "(Listen) Haven't I conveyed Allah's message to you?" We replied, "Yes," He said, "O Allah! Be witness (for it). So it is incumbent upon those who are present to convey it (this message of mine) to those who are absent because the informed one might comprehend what I have said better than the present audience who will convey it to him."

22 Jun 2012