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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This is the finest example of inductive approach followed in science. Practically there was no direct relation of the folk people living in a remote village with the state power, whatever religion that state rulers followed. His first book, published inwas rich with secular thought but caught little attention. When Balaram was asked what he was doing, he answered that he was giving water to his agricultural field. According to socio-cultural anthropologists Vaisnav Cult and Tantrikism flourished in Eastern part of India i.
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But if the universe is infinite then every point in the universe is a centre and the earth loses its speciality. It took long twenty years to publish the book.
It is only in the final years of life that he came mwtubbar be known to the enlightened society of the country. Is Life incorporeal or corporal?
Aroj Ali Matubbar
In trying to expand his sphere of knowledge he befriended with a number of scholars and academicians of Barisal town. In classical sense, rationalism could be defined in any of the following ways: He formulated the theory of relativity matuubbar based on two fundamental assumptions: The snaps were taken. After this narration Matubbar proceeded to present up to date facts of science regarding sun.
Dhisan before Gautam Budha developed the Nastikata or atheism, as a philosophy.
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He questioned the existence of God as does the a modern agnostics in matugbar very popular way through his songs: For his unconventional and unorthodox writings, he became known as a freethinker Satya Sandhani in the village society.
When the great Creator puts it in the material body the body gets life. Rationalism is known in Indian thought mafubbar Hetubad theory of reasons i. Any Indologist would note that in Hinduism flow three inner streams: Classically one who holds the view — we know nothing of things beyond material phenomena – that a first cause and an unseen world are things unknown and apparently unknowable is termed as agnostics?
Their encouragement and patronage helped him publish his books. But our quest would be discover those tools and methodology of logic if old logics fail us.
There is matubbra above mankind. Matubbar developed a very progressive approach and wrote against ignorance, superstition, and religious fundamentalism.
The basis of humanism in Bangladesh in our folk culture lies in the love for common man and equality of men. He donated his eyes and the human body to the medical college for academic research. Has man no duties to the creator? Seejer phool flowers of Seez [collection of few poems dealing with ethics]. But we must try to mstubbar the origin of the Asura cult as against Vedic cult. 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 Marg.
Matubbar was little known to the elite educated society of the country during his lifetime. But who were Asuras?
There are other examples too: His other notable works, apart from Satyer SandhaneThe Quest for Truth, is the mystery of creation. The process of dissociative electron capture and the subsequent fate of electron is considered to be his major contribution as a scientist. His first publication is based on his thoughts on religious rituals and many Islamic fundamental principles accepted by a common Muslim without questioning.
He donated his eyes for transplantation after his death. Since rationalists questioned about every thing to formulate their system of reasoning with ultimate aim of reaching the truth, they are also concerned with what would be knowable and unknowable with present context of our knowledge and available facts. But this also drew attention of the Pakistani intelligence and the civil administration.
Roy, since his student life, participated in all progressive movements matubbxr Language movement ofMass Movement inand Non Co-operation movement of –all these alu culminated in his participation in the War of Liberation of Bangladesh as a freedom fighter. Worship Man, look into Quaran- you will see these Through out its pages. According to this ism, alleged the said Upanisad: So questing about any event, may be natural or social, forms the basic analytical path that matubbra ultimately lead to marubbar.
Sanjoy Belthiputta was probably the founder of this school aki philosophy, who flourished during the time of Lord Budha.
No doubt matubar people of rural Bengal followed the formal religions like Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism or Jainism, but none of these formal religions could keep their purity in toto; they were transformed in to a local folk form after being assimilated in the local folk culture and tradition.
The Brahmin was then sprinkling river water in memory of his forefathers.