No doubt, education &
upbringing is a basic objective of sending prophets as declared in Holly Quran.
Ayatollah Allama Jawadi Amoli has presented the concept of education and
upbringing (tarbiyat) from the viewpoint of Islam in a distinct way. For him,
education is the conceptual development of a person to the level that he/ she
could solve complicated scientific and conceptual issues. According to him, the
preeminence of upbringing and purification of soul over education is like that
of goal over means and real scholars (ulama) are those whom education and
knowledge result in their spiritual upbringing. 8 basic foundations of
education & upbring have been presented in this article according to the
viewpoint of Allama Jawadi Amoli. These are: human ability for education &
upbringing, purification, motivation, ridiculation, rationality, dignity and faith.