Vol. 2, Issue 3 (2017)
Topic-the philosophy of Bathou religion in the north-east part of India
Author(s): Sanjay Baro
Abstract: The Bathou religion is mainly constituted by the five deep spiritual thought which is practiced by the Bodo society in the north-east part of India. According to this religion, the almighty God is the only one or monistic. It manifests that the three form of gods. e.g- 1. Rangrashi (Brahma who is the creator) 2. Mwithahasi (Vishnu who is the sustainer) and 3. Barigangtham (Maheswara who is the destroyer) the three form of god ended with the only one form of god which is known as the Sijowma Gossai or the almighty soul. This religion states that the creation of the world, social custom, moral order etc are signified by the five primary elements and thought. The five subtle elements for the creation of the world are earth, water, air, fire and ether. The world’s creation of creatures and beings are impossible if yet absence of one element among the five. The inter relationship among the five elements creates the almighty power or supreme power which is known as “the Bathw Bwrai.”The Bathw Bwrai is the almighty, omnipotent, omnipresent, omniscient, infinite, and eternal and the absolute soul.