Butthan – Bangladesh Martial Arts Style

Butthan is a martial arts from Bangladesh. It is a hybrid system containing elements from Chinese, Indian, Myanmar (Burmese) and Tibetan martial arts styles. According to International Butthan Federation, Butthan is known as the “noble art of stopping-fight and enlightenment. It produces physical, mental and spiritual balance”.

This Bangladeshi martial arts consists of the following main elements:

  • Mental & Spiritual Development (i.e. mediation)
  • Self-Defense
  • Forms
  • Weapons (i.e. staffs, swords, etc.)
  • Siddha Medicine
  • Flexibility & Strength

Butthan Documentary


  1. International Butthan Federation, About Butthan, http://www.ibuf.net/main/about, Added – 01/23/15