Aroj Ali Matubbar by × ; 70 KB. 0 references. sex or gender · male. 0 references. country of citizenship · Bangladesh. 0 references. British Raj. Aroj Ali Matubbar: Rationalist Philosopher of Rural Bangladesh. By Ajoy Roy. The Background. I would not like to elaborate the concept of Rationalism in front of. Matubbar, Aroj Ali () self-taught philosopher, was born on 17 December to a farming family in the village of Lamchari in barisal.

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Matubbar, Aroj Ali – Banglapedia

Will not push me out saying. With his own money he published the book and he himself drew and designed the cover -page. We will only discuss briefly the conflicting views in the sphere of religion. To reach ultimate truth we must follow the path that invokes question, arguments and counter arguments- there is no other alternative but to follow this path if we want to cultivate arojj of thought.

As we stated earlier that Tantrikism and Shaktism flourished in Eastern India more particularly in Bengal. If any punishment was to be offered it must be on him, the real offender, and young Aroj pleaded to the Mullahs.

Quite natural we may not answer or all solve many a phenomena with our existing scientific tools and logical thinking. You said there were one lakh twenty four thousand.


Aroj Ali Matubbar – Wikipedia

He formulated the theory of relativity in based on two fundamental assumptions: Before we proceed to introduce his rationalism let us introduce to my readers the tradition of rationalism as we nourish in rural Bengali culture and tradition.

It is not difficult to identify that the Asuras or people of Eastern Indiaor more properly the ancient Bengal and mtubbar adjacent areas including eastern BiharBrhamputra xli of Asamand present Orissa were culturally and perhaps ethnically different people from those inhabiting northern India. Our folk poet sang: In his spare time he began surveying land and soon developed exceptional expertise in the mathematical and geometric calculations required for it.

Matubbar had to take a lot zroj trouble in order to publish his books. Describing various but funny stories from various religions he gave the modern and scientific theories of the sun.

This is the basic principle of all variety of tantrikism. The concept is closely related to Karmanam – denying of consequences of work. This article has multiple issues. Rationalism is known in Indian thought as Hetubad theory of reasons i. But he did not follow the path alo classical folk path i.

Aroj Ali Matubbar

But the conservatives, moulanas, orthodox Brahmins tried to distort this folk literature preaching freethinking, liberalism and materialism to bring their orthodox fold. Rationalism and folk tradition of Bengalis. Matubbar challenges this contention of the religionists. This was the style of Galileo avoiding direct confrontation matubbqr the church.


Dhisan before Gautam Budha developed the Nastikata or atheism, as a philosophy. He believed in human welfare and the principle of a world religion and instituted stipends for poor meritorious students, established libraries and organised essay competitions in his village home.

Then He should be found. His first publication is based on his thoughts on religious rituals and many Islamic fundamental principles accepted by a common Muslim without questioning. In fact, there will be no further questions once the absolute truth is known.

Kabir larai fight between two poets i. Let me give one example: Ehi Mata dhekha sabe Nara-Bastu dhari!! Matubbar developed a very progressive approach and wrote against ignorance, superstition, and religious fundamentalism. All these are quite simple and straight forward. As we know there are almost hundreds of varieties of folk cults prevalent in Bengalsome of the important ones are: Aroj Ali elaborates his question.

Arrogance, Pride, Anger, untruth, lack of knowledge etc.

One such moneylender confiscated their family house with lands inbut out of sympathy allowed them to live in the house.