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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Apart from local variety of Islam, Hinduism is an important religion in Bangladesh. Kabir larai fight between two poets i. Thus we see that Asura Philosophy has two aspects: When Balaram was asked what he was doing, he answered that he was giving water to his agricultural field.

Aroj Ali Matubbar

For example, he questioned Islamic law of inheritance, as he failed to reconcile the arojj mode of sharing of inherited property. He has been invited twice by the Nobel committee to nominate candidates for Nobel prize in and in Then where are the rest? So the earth is a centre of the universe is a meaningless statement.

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. Bagindriya na Sambhabe ]. Agnosticism is precisely the same principle. But he had some Quarnic teaching in the maqtab.

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

Examples of such particles are photons, phonons, and helium atoms. Balaram replied with a question but sir, where are your forefathers? In philosophy, the theory that the reason or intellect, is the true source of knowledge, rather than senses. Matubbar, Aroj Ali aoj philosopher, was born on 17 December to a farming family in the village of Lamchari in barisal district.


Sanjoy Belthiputta was probably the founder of this school of philosophy, who flourished during the time of Lord Budha. Yet milk is always white. And both jatubbar two philosophies are not in consistent with rather opposed to what Islam says.

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

Aali his unconventional and unorthodox writings, he became known as a freethinker Satya Sandhani in the village society. More we observe those scriptures, we do sroj get neither rice nor clothing.

We believe unhesitatingly what science tells us, but most religions and most religious statements are founded on blind faith. He studied for only a few months at the village maqtabhowever this brief dabble in institutional education centered only on the Quran and other Islam studies. In this manner there was the advent of imaginary religion.

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 among the men. On the other hand, Maxwell 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.

Even in modern days this trend continued by the so-called researchers. To satisfy his thirst for knowledge he studied all the Bengali books in Barisal Public Library like a serious student.


Rationalism and folk tradition of Bengalis. Take the classic example of ether, an entity conceived by 18 th century physicists as a vehicle of propagation of light. Privacy policy About Banglapedia Disclaimers Log in.

Einstein’s formulation of theory of relativity is another example where deductive approach was followed. The Bengali version of the article has been later published in Swatantra Bhabna Ankur, He engaged at present with extensive research on Crime Against Minority in Bangladesh.

Each cult in its own way tried to cultivate free and liberal thought. In a similar way all embracing assimilating process of Hinduism the other cults like Vaisnaism, Jainasim, and even Budhaism became absorbed in the fold of Hinduism in corrupted form.

This directly challenged the existence of God or Allah behind the creation. Alk questioner always wants to know the answer to the question, what is truth? Magubbar, since his student life, participated in all progressive movements including Language movement ofMass Movement inand Non Co-operation movement of –all these finally culminated in his participation in the War of Liberation of Bangladesh as a freedom fighter.

He who knows the identity of menstruation and sperm- these two matters.

He died on 1 st Chaitra of the Bangla year i. Aroj Ali Matubbar Bengali: Rationalist Philosopher of Rural Bangladesh. Graha The fate of peasants: The eight questions he posed in the first proposition exemplify his approach. This book gained him a reputation in the aroh as a “learned man”.