Zaheen Shah Taji
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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, philosopher and scholar of high repute.
Baba Zaheen Shah Yousufi Taji
بابا ذھین شاہ یوسفی تاجی
|Died||July 23, 1978|
|Other names||Mohammad Tauseen محمد طؔآ سین|
|Occupation||Sufi, Poet, philosopher, scholar|
|Known for||Silsila Yousufia Tajia|
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.
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.
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