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

You said there were one lakh twenty four thousand. Matubbar was arrested and taken into police custody for his book, Sotyer Shondhaney The Quest for Truth.

He, like many talented geniuses, had not attended any formal institution of learning. Rationalist Philosopher of Rural Bangladesh. Again there is no end of differences of opinions in the sphere of religion.

In one of the songs of Lalan, a question has been raised about the hypocrisy of Quarnic version: Retrieved from ” https: From the time immemorial our folk thinkers had to fight these conservative elements; even to day we the secularist, humanists and rationalist are fighting against these evil forces bearing the torch of their light.


lai In the preface of his book on Mystery of Creation, he humbly submitted as follows: He did not use religion to counter religious faith and superstitions. To satisfy his thirst for knowledge he studied all the Bengali books in Barisal Public Library like a serious student.

There are certain things in material phenomena, which cannot be achieved or made by men. At one time he was taken to the prison.

Let me quote from one such rationalist, disguised in the form of folk religion called Lalon Cult. Ramanes put it in a nice way: We believe unhesitatingly what science tells us, but most religions and most religious statements are founded on blind faith. Yet milk is always white. Then where are the rest? Aroj got bewildered why his mother was to be punished for his crime? Aroj Ali elaborates his question. Aroj Ali Matubbar Bengali: According to him the Universe exists, but not God, the Creator; only eternal entity entity is the matter, and matter consists of four elements: This is an outcome of intensive studies he made on ancient literatures and modern development of sciences.

They refused to participate in the religious funeral and the mass prayer janaja in front of the decease.

Aroj Ali Matubbar

Kabir larai fight between two poets i. His father was a poor cultivator having practically no lands of his own.


I have acted as a mere collector. But they will always say every thin should be fond in the so-called holy books, only we need some pseudo scientists to re-discover them.

So look every thing as mwtubbar, assuming you. This is a principle of impossibility, which slowly but steadily found places in physics. Rationalistself-taught philosopher and apostateand writer.

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

I found mankind is the son of the same mother. As an illustration of scientific mind and his way of presenting scientific facts let me quote some portion from his book about the sun.

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. Aroj Ali took it as a mission to strike the roots of all superstitions and fanaticism, blind beliefs, and thereby restoring balance between science and religion.