Category: Purification (Tazkiyah)

Reminder: When Pilot of Shaking Plane Asked Passengers to Pray!

Allah says:

وَإِذَا مَسَّكُمُ الْضُّرُّ فِى الْبَحْرِ ضَلَّ مَن تَدْعُونَ إِلاَ إِيَّاهُ فَلَمَّا نَجَّـكُمْ إِلَى الْبَرِّ أَعْرَضْتُمْ وَكَانَ الإِنْسَـنُ كَفُورًا
And when harm touches you at sea, those that you call upon vanish, except for Him. But when He brings you safe to land, you turn away. And man is ever ungrateful. (17:67)

Hadith: “I advice you to have حياء (Being shy of doing something wrong of leaving to do something good) of Allah as you would have حياء before one of the righteous, elderly men amongst your people”   المعجم الكبير

عَنْ سَعِيدِ بْنِ يَزِيدَ الْأَزْدِيِّ، أَنَّهُ قَالَ لِلنَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ: أَوْصِنِي، قَالَ: «أُوصِيكَ أَنْ تَسْتَحِيَ مِنَ اللهِ عَزَّ وَجَلَّ، كَمَا تَسْتَحِي مِنَ الرَّجُلِ الصَّالِحِ مِنْ قَوْمِكَ» صحيح الجامع

The Relation Between Gender Egalitarian Values and Gender Differences in Academic Achievement

…The main conclusion of our study of 74 countries is that gender egalitarian values seem to play a role in shaping gender differences in academic achievement that has not been documented in previous research. A prior study of 2003 PISA data found that the relative mathematics achievement of boys vs. girls tended to be lower in countries with more gender egalitarian values. In stark contrast to this finding, our analysis of a much larger dataset found that, regardless of academic domain, the relative achievement of boys vs. girls tended to be higher in countries with more gender egalitarian values. By comparison, measures of gender equality in opportunities had no clear independent effect on gender differences in academic achievement. Cultural values are pervasive and could influence …more:frontiersin

Without Prejudice!

“Without Prejudice! The Education is the Solution. All we ,especially Media, should be part of the solution, not the problem” ISWM Imam