Purpose and Meaning of Education

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PURPOSE AND MEANING OF EDUCATION:

Outlines:

1. Definition of the Education
2. Education in Islam and its importance
3. Purpose of Education
4. Peace and Prosperity through Education
5. Education as a best weapon
6. Education as a bridge to social and global brotherhood
7. Standard Education across the globe
8. Education can make this world a better place to live on
9. Education, the only survival for Humanity
10. Conclusion

Poverty is my pride, struggle is my way of life, education is my weapon and love of Allah is my strength. (Hazrat Mohammad PBUH).  Education in its general sense is a form of learning in which knowledge, skills, and habits of a group of people are transferred from one generation to the next through teaching, training, research, or simply through auto-didacticism. Generally, it occurs through any experience that has a formative effect on the way one thinks, feels, or acts. Islam has put great stress on Education. The very first word of the first revelation was "Iqr'a" means read. The Holy Qur'an emphasizes more that seeking of knowledge is compulsory upon every man woman. Islam has given very clear instructions for the Education and has made it compulsory for all the genders equally. The purpose of education according to Islam is to serve the humanity in every possible way and lead a peaceful life by obeying the commandments of Allah (the only creator of the entire universe). Lack of education is the root cause of every trouble and misery. It is education only by which we can bring change, peace as well as prosperity in the world. Our aim should be clear in this regard that the only possible way to make human life as better as we can is education only. We know very well that education is the only weapon which is the best anti-biotic to every evil cause. We can destroy every evil strength through this weapon and bring desirable changes in every part of the globe. Today when we look at the world we find it divided on the bases...
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