Tajuddin Muhammad Badruddin

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Tajuddin Muhammad Badruddin
تاج الد ین محمد بدر الد ین
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Born January 27, 1861
Kamthi, British India
Died August 17, 1925
Nagpur, India
Era Modern era
Region Islamic philosophy
School Sufism
Main interests
Quran reading

Tajuddin Muhammad Badruddin (Urdu: تاج الد ین محمد بدر الد ین‎) known Tajuddin Baba (Urdu: تاج الد ین بابا‎) (January 27, 1861 – August 17, 1925) was an Indian Muslim Sufi master (Qutub). He lived in Nagpur, India.[1]

Early life[edit]

Baba Tajuddin as an orphaned child at young age raised by his maternal grandmother and uncle Abdul Rahman. He attended a Madrasah in Kamthi, Nagpur, where he met Hazrat Abdulla Shah Qadri who initiated him into the spiritual path.[2]

Reputation as a sage[edit]

Baba Tajuddin was once committed to a mental hospital. He widely regarded as a sage and became known outside of the hospital walls. Eventually people visited him. Later Baba Tajuddin was released and he moved to Lal Mahal.

Successors[edit]

Baba Tajuddin had several successors, his last sucessor was Molana Abdul Kareem, Baba Tajuddin named him Yousuf Shah and called him his son. Hazrat Yousuf Shah Baba buried in Karachi, Pakistan, known Hazrat Albelay Shah the successor of his spiritual lineage (Jaan Nasheen), and Hazrat Zaheen Shah the caretaker to his mosoleum (Sajjada Nasheen).

Names and titles[edit]

According to author Bhau Kalchuri, Badruddin was born Tajuddin Muhammad Badruddin.[3] Tajuddin.com says his real name is Syed Muhammad Tajuddin and he is also known as Chiragh-uddin (The light of religion). He is also known as Baba Tajuddin of Nagpur, Hazrat Sayyad Mohammad Tajuddin, and Hazrat Syed Mohammed Baba Tajuddin Aulia.

Gallery[edit]

Images of the shrine of Hazrat Tajuddin in Nagpur.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kalchuri, Bhau: Meher Prabhu: Lord Meher, Volume One, Manifestation, Inc., 1986, p. 46
  2. ^ Kalchuri, Bhau: Meher Prabhu: Lord Meher, Volume One, Manifestation, Inc., 1986, p. 47
  3. ^ Kalchuri, Bhau: Meher Prabhu: Lord Meher, Volume One, Manifestation, Inc., 1986, p. 46

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