August 7 is the day of the memory of the outstanding religious and public figure Hasan-Gata Gabiashi.
August 07, 2018
August 7 is the day of the memory of the outstanding religious and public figure Hasan-Gata Gabiashi. Being an imam, a cadi, a historian and a Turkologist, he managed to leave behind a rich scientific and cultural heritage.
Five interesting facts from the life of the hero:
H.-G. Gabyashi was a supporter of the Jadid movement. (Jadids are a group of reform Muslims who consider their calling to spread education, develop Turkic languages and literature, study secular disciplines, use the achievements of science and proclaim gender equality.
Gabyashi was personally acquainted with the ideologists of Jadidism and other famous people of his time – Sh. Marjani, K. Nasyri, G. Mahmudi, Orientalist I. Gotwald, I. Gasprinsky, Sh. Akhmerov, Professor N. Katanov, G. Barudi.
Gabyashi became the founder of the madrasah in his native village of Maly Sulabash with a new method of education. Students simultaneously studied the disciplines not provided for in the program of the Muslim educational institution, such as: Russian language, mathematics, geography, natural history, history and others.
Three times elected a member of the Orenburg Mohammedan spiritual assembly and acted as a Kazy (judge).
He was repressed for nationalism and immediately after returning home died of illness.