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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We cannot prove or disprove the existence of God. Examples of such particles are photons, phonons, and helium atoms. Consequently a few questions always arise in the mind and for want of satisfactory answers men begin to develop doubt and disbelief regarding religious injunctions.

If I declare myself an atheist, my atheism springs out from the principle of agnosticism, a principle all on physics; matuubbar is not just a faith or belief in the religious sense. 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 freedom of thought.

Some tried to make him Muslim, some tried to prove him to be Hindu belonging to low caste, although Lalan despised the religious and cast-based differences jatubbar the men. But the village religious and social leaders objected taking snap of a deceased person more so of a woman.

However in later period of Veda even Vedas statrted abusing Asuras as they do not follow Vedic rituals and do not accept Veda as the ultimate source of knowledge. Here are six propositions: This is the Upanisad of the Asuras. According to socio-cultural anthropologists Vaisnav Cult and Tantrikism flourished in Eastern part of India i.


Aroj Ali Matubbar

He spoke of his conviction and experience in more than one of his books. In the past many maatubbar men had axed this tree with axes made of reasons, as a result of which enlightened men are coming out of the shadow of superstition and taking shelter in the open field of free-mind; young men and women are assembling in the garden of science-philosophy. He engaged at present with extensive research on Crime Against Minority in Bangladesh. Their encouragement and patronage helped him publish his books.

And what is the nature of truth? A rationalist may try to reach truth either in a deductive or in an inductive approach. Aroj Ali wrote several books, in spite of his lack of formal schooling.

Our rural society was basically an agricultural based and village centred society. Again there is no end of differences of opinions in the sphere of religion. Matubbar developed a very progressive approach and wrote against ignorance, superstition, and religious fundamentalism. As a Physicist I am xroj agnostics.

He has been invited twice by the Nobel committee to nominate candidates for Nobel prize in and in If they were created by God, then where was God before space was created? His mother was a pious woman performing 5-time prayer, observing all other Islamic rituals throughout her life.

Suni Manber uttam kichhu nai! If we assume our universe is finite and spherical, then we must know its volume to locate its centre. Einstein’s formulation of theory of relativity is another example where deductive approach was followed.

Aroj Ali Matubbor (Author of আরজ আলী মাতুব্বর রচনাসমগ্র ১)

And today in the name of the very religion you became feeding materials of jackles and dogs. His other notable works, apart from Satyer SandhaneThe Quest for Truth, is the mystery of creation. Aroj Ali took it as a mission to strike the roots of all superstitions and fanaticism, blind beliefs, and thereby matubbbar balance between science and religion.


In classical sense, rationalism could be defined in any of the following ways: In the present day world of science we cannot rather must not follow the old school as shown matunbar our traditional folk philosopher. There are certain things whose existence cannot be proved by doing experiments in inertial frames: He learned surveying techniques and began his life as a private land surveyor in his locality. There are many subjects in the world about which philosophy, science, and matubar do not tell us the same thing.

For this reason, Aroj Ali Matubbar began his fight against orthodoxy, obstructionism and religious narrowness with weapons of scientific rationalism drawing his inspiration from our folk tradition. He died on 1 st Chaitra of the Bangla year i. After this narration Matubbar proceeded to present up to date facts of science regarding sun.

Aroj Ali elaborates his question. You said there were one lakh twenty four thousand. However the Maqtab aroh not last long. First published in BS [ ]. On the other hand Brahmanism took its shape in Ayrabarta or land aoj Aryansthe northern India.

He left the matter to the to the judgment of his readers. The formal education that he received lasted only one or two years when he was admitted to a village Maqtab religion based primary school at the age of 13 years. Any Indologist would note that in Hinduism flow three inner streams: Whatever theories I have presented, all are collections only.