Mother’s Day in Different Religions
The Jewish, Christian, and Islamic religions gave special and unique importance to the status and position of the good mother who raised the importance and consideration of women.
The great importance of this status and the fact that it came at a time when the society was inappropriate for women, as if one of men gave birth to a female his face became black, and he was like a man who would hide from the people from the evil that he preached to him, he may hold the girl on the ground.
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Women were sold and bought in the markets, and transmitted in the same heritage as things, until the religions came to lift the injustice of women, especially as they prepare to be a mother raising generations.
The religious texts included direct orders to the need to honor parents starting with the mother, «Exodus 20:12» “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be prolonged on the land which the LORD your God is giving you.” In Titus 4: 2, the Greek word “Philodendrons” is used which means “love of the mother”.
As for Islam, the end of religions. It raised the dignity of women and refused to harm her dignity and humanity. It attached special importance to her position as a good mother, where she determined that her satisfaction towards her children was after the satisfaction of Allah. “And this is what the Holy Prophet said:” Paradise is under the feet of the mothers,” He also said: “Your mother, then your mother, then your mother, and then your father“.
The profound educational, moral, and psychological role that the mother plays towards her children and the effort, fatigue, sacrifice and altruism that we rarely find, is strongly imposed in the depths, and conscience of every human being, so that what the mother does is reflected and embodied in moral and psychological formation of every person.
Regardless of the importance and status of the mother in life of various people and nations of the world, but the importance given by these religions to mother is distinctive and have special features and therefore we find that the attachment of people who follow the religion and their mothers is very strong.
The poet turned to the importance and status of the mother, and translated it in a poem, which is very expressive said: “Mother school if prepared… I prepared a good people”.