Book Name: Aroj Ali Matubbar Rachanasamagra Book Writer: Aroj Ali Matubbar Book Language: Bengali Book Format: Portable Document File (pdf). Aroj Ali Matubbar: Rationalist Philosopher of Rural Bangladesh .. But the courageous folk writers did translate the works of Islamic theological books in Bangla. [1] His original name was Aroj Ali, and he only acquired the name ‘Matubbar’ ( meaning ‘local landlord’) later. He was born to a poor farming family. He studied for.

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Aroj Ali’s rationalism sprang out from the love of human being what we call boiks Bengal ‘ Manabatabad ‘. Perhaps linguistically the two people were not so different- languages of both people belonged to a common language a family of Indo European language.

Prophet Hazrat Solaiman was supposed to have traveled in the air seated on his throne and surrounded by his courtiers. However he did not accept the rigid methods of learning there, and left it. Views Read Edit View history.

And we millions of people are living under this shadow of the tree. Take the classic example of ether, an entity conceived by 18 th century physicists as a vehicle of propagation of light.

Therefore, the philosopher is one who seeks wisdom, arok he attains wisdom, therefore, the philosopher in antiquity was one who lives in the constant pursuit of wisdom, and living in accordance to that wisdom.

With his own money he published the book and he himself drew and designed the cover -page. He had practically no education, as there was no school in his village.

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

For this reason, Aroj Ali Matubbar began his fight against orthodoxy, obstructionism and religious narrowness with weapons of scientific rationalism drawing matuvbar inspiration from our folk tradition. I then started noting down questions, not for writing a book, but only to remember these questions later. His rationalism developed under this backdrop. However he did not accept the rigid methods of learning there, and left it.


Generally that which we call religion is an imaginary religion of man. In Srimat Vagbat geeta it is said.

Originating in Mecca, it spread in the Arabian Peninsula. The region witnessed the Bengali Language Movement in and the Bangladesh Liberation War inafter independence, a parliamentary republic was established. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Any Indologist would note that in Hinduism flow three inner streams: As Aroj Ali expanded his knowledge he started propagating his ideas of his understandings of his religion, philosophy, knowledge and truth and on many aspects of social problems.

It is located in the city of Barisal in south-western Bangladesh and it is expected that Brojomohun College will be upgraded to a full-fledge public university soon and will be named Brojomohun University. This may not be untrue to say that although Bengal rural people were governed by state machinery since our recorded history, the rural Bengal remained more or less untouched by the religion followed by the rulers.

The Bengali version of the article has been later published in Swatantra Bhabna Ankur, It was also a center of the worldwide muslin and silk trade. In this manner, making enquiries about the whys and wherefores, man has built up the massive structure of science today. Some of his writings have been translated into English and compiled in a volume published by Pathak Samabesh. Many people visit to see the beauty of that night from different parts of Barisal, sandhani Medicine Club Red Crescent Youth List of medical colleges in Bangladesh Official website 7.

Aroj Ali Matubbar

It is generally found that freethinking and liberalism of mind in our folk society developed centering folk religion s and folk songs. It is generally believed that concepts of those doctrines such as atheism, agnosticism and rationalism are mafubbar in European thought. Aroj Ali wrote several books, in spite of his lack of formal schooling.


Rather our concept of rationalism is matubbarr on humanism,- this is more so in rural Bangla. Near Durga Sagar there are the ancient ruins of the palace of a landlord of the British colonial era.

Aroj Ali Matubbar

Two versions of the Bengali calendar. To day it has take a shape of arj big tree branching out with all its trunks and sub-trunks in all directions. But religion based views have decided the earth as the centre of the universe without determining the periphery of the universe.

So he helped him borrow books from the college library. About the Muslim concept of motion of sun, he says. South of Barisal city there is a town, Kuakata. There are many subjects in the world about which philosophy, science, and religion do not tell us the same thing.

His first book, published inwas mathbbar with secular thought but caught little attention. This episode turned him a real thinker and made him a lifelong fighter against all form superstitions and religious fanaticism.

In carrying on this fight he was persecuted and injured mentally throughout aali life. 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 alj finer details.

Suni Manber uttam kichhu nai! You said there were one lakh twenty four thousand. Those who believe in other religions will not be saved. We cannot prove or disprove the existence of God.

Some tried to make him Muslim, some tried to prove him to be Hindu belonging to low caste, although Bookss despised the religious and cast-based differences among the men.