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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Aroj Ali Matubbar: Rationalist Philosopher of Rural Bangladesh By Ajoy Roy

According to Madhavacharya “The Lakayatibadis followers of Lokayata have no faith in knowledge other than which is directly derived from the perception our sense mstubbar. Nebe Na Kandher Jhuli.

Rezowan, Malek, Zibrail, Mekail etc. Worship Man, look into Quaran- you will see these Through out its pages. Lawyer magistrate took his aoi with the assurance that he would send the answer later on. Rationalist Philosopher of Rural Bangladesh. 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.

His mother was a pious woman performing 5-time prayer, observing all other Islamic rituals throughout her life. Matubbar not only assimilated but keeping his readers socio-religious and educational background he wrote the book with lucid language avoiding finer details.

Generally that which we call religion is an imaginary religion of man. So the earth is a centre of the universe is a meaningless statement.

It became corrupted and under the influence of Brahminic Hinduism accepted Vedas as supreme source of knowledge and tried to tag it with Hinduism as one of its Arok. And what is the nature of truth? Each cult in its own way tried to cultivate free and liberal thought.

This is the scientific way new knowledge matubbbar created aaroj renewed, new truths discovered. Mani Bolei moder etoi Durgati. What is the test of truth?


After his death inAroj Ali Matubbar came to be regarded as one of the most prolific thinkers that rural Bangladesh ever produced, and an iconoclast who was not afraid of speaking out against entrenched beliefs and superstitions. They tried to survive money borrowing from the village moneylenders. In fact, there will be no further questions once the absolute truth is known. Yet after his death inhe came to be regarded as an iconoclast who was not afraid to speak out aroi entrenched beliefs and superstitions, which easily lead to religious fanaticism.

This page has been accessed 2, times. Rather our concept al rationalism is based on humanism,- this is more so in rural Bangla. Once an inquisitive minded gentleman of mid sixties asked Shahid Dr. For this reason people who do not give away and those who are disrespectful and do not perform sacrifice jagyanga are looked upon as Asuras.

Especially, He makes the impossible possible at the request of the loyal worshipers. Veder Abadan Contribution of Vedas.

Aroj Ali Matubbar

For example, he questioned Islamic law of inheritance, as he failed to reconcile the suggested mode of sharing of inherited property. According to him the Universe exists, but not God, the Creator; only eternal entity entity is the matter, and matter consists of four elements: Is Life incorporeal or corporal?

Arrogance, Pride, Anger, untruth, lack of knowledge etc. Our mztubbar secularists and rationalist did also preached agnosticism in their own concept and understanding.

His books were always in danger of being banned by the government, since they contained certain claims that disagreed with the religious beliefs of the majority.

He did not use religion to counter religious faith and superstitions. In this manner, making enquiries about the whys and wherefores, man matubbaar built up the massive structure of science today.

But if the universe is infinite matubvar every point in the universe is a centre and the earth loses its speciality. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


In one of the songs of Lalan, a question has been arou about the hypocrisy of Matunbar version: With death all ends. And both these two philosophies are not in consistent with rather opposed to what Islam says. Retrieved 15 October If I declare myself an atheist, my atheism springs out from the principle of agnosticism, a principle based on physics; it is not just a faith or belief in the religious sense. I would just give here two examples: 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.

There are many subjects in the world about which philosophy, science, and religion do not tell us the same thing. October Learn how and when to remove this template message. On the other hand, Matbubar formulated his famous theory of electromagnetism on the basis of scattered experimental facts and laws of electricity and magnetism, and set up four fundamental equations, which are now known as Maxwell’s field equations.

Matubbar had to take a lot of trouble in order to publish his books. Kabir larai fight between two poets i. Ehi Mata dhekha aroh Nara-Bastu dhari!!

But he had some Quarnic teaching in the maqtab. Our rural society was afoj an agricultural based and village centred society.

Aroj Ali Matubbar – Wikipedia

Where was he before time was created? This arlj challenged the existence of God or Allah behind the creation. As we know now that corresponding term of atheism in Indian Philosophy is Nastikata or Nastibad disbelieving in God, the Creator. The subject may be of wide variety starting from religion to sociology.