Zaheen Shah Taji

Baba Zaheen Shah Yousufi Taji (Urdu: بابا ذھین شاہ یوسفی تاجی‎) born Muhammad Tuaseen (Urdu: محمد طاسین‎) on 1902 and died July 23, 1978, was a great sufi of sub-continent as well as an Urdu poet,[1] philosopher and scholar of high repute.[2][3]

Baba Zaheen Shah Yousufi Taji
بابا ذھین شاہ یوسفی تاجی
Born
Mohammad Tuaseen

1902
Jhunjhunu, India.
DiedJuly 23, 1978
Karachi,Pakistan
NationalityPakistani.
Other namesMohammad Tauseen محمد طؔآ سین
OccupationSufi, Poet, philosopher, scholar
Known forSilsila Yousufia Tajia

BiographyEdit

He was born in Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan, India. He was in direct lineage from Caliph Umar Farooq and was adapted in Chishtia he was also part of family of Great sufi Saint Khawaja Hameed uddin Nagori who adopt order of Sufism by Syed Muhammad Moinuddin Chishti Ajmeri. Zaheen Shah Taji was the disciple of Baba Yousuf Shah Taji, who was disciple of Tajuddin Baba of Nagpur.[2][3]

Literary skillEdit

He has written many books[4] and Ghazals in Urdu language while he knew Persian, Arabic, English and Hindi languages as well. He used Zaheen as a pen name in his poetry.[2]

Works and influenceEdit

Zaheen Shah Baba translated two important works of Ibn Arabi Fusus-ul-Hukm and Fatuhat al-Makiyyah and also translated Al-Hallaj's Kitab-ut-Tawaseen in Urdu amongst many other books in Urdu and Persian the most prominent being the Taj-ul-Auliya (biography of Baba Tajuddin of Nagpur. Prominent scholars who used to attend his gatherings were Maulana Mahir-ul-Qadri, Prof. A. B. A. Haleem, Prof. Karrar Hussain, Maulana Kausar Niazi, Hasrat Kasganjvi, Jaun Elia, Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Ahmad Faraz, Raghib Muradabadi, Ilyas Ishqui, Abul Khair Kashfi, Josh Malihabadi, Rais Amrohvi and Syed Muhammad Taqi.[2]

His poetry books Ayyaat-e-Jamaal, Lam Aat-e-Jamal, Jamal-e-Ayyaat, Ajmaal-e-Jamaal are vary famous in the Urdu poetry circles. He had also written a book about his grand pir-o-murshid Hazarat baba Tajuddin Auliya Nagpuri's life and events with the name of Tajul Auliya. His Books in pdf format are available on Internet which can be linked through face book page of Baba Zaheen Shah Taji (RA) Foundation trust fb.bzstrft

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lutfullah Khan and his Ialam-e-shauqi". Pakistaniat.Com. 2009-12-10. Retrieved 2012-07-28.
  2. ^ a b c d "Baba Taji". Taj Baba Org. p. 1/14. Retrieved 2012-07-28.
  3. ^ a b "Hazrat Syedna Baba Zahee". Plus.Google.Com. Retrieved 2012-07-28.
  4. ^ "Google books". Google.nl. Retrieved 2012-07-28.

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