Zaheen Shah Taji

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Zaheen Shah Taji
ذہین شاہ تاجی
Born Mohammad Tuaseen
Jaipur, India.
Died July 23, 1978
Nationality Pakistani.
Occupation Sufi, Poet, philosopher, scholar

Zaheen Shah Taji (Urdu: ذہین شاہ 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]


He was born in Jaipur, India. He was in direct lineage from Umer Farooq and was adapted in Chishtia order of sufism by Syed Muhammad Moinuddin Chishti Ajmeri. Zaheen Shah Taji was the disciple of His Holiness, Hazrat Yusuf Shah Taji, who was disciple of Hazrat Tajuddin Baba of Nagpur.[2][3]

Literary skill[edit]

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 influence[edit]

Taji 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 Ba Ba Tajuddin Nagpuri. 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, Ilyas Ishqui, Abul Khair Kashfi, Josh Malihabadi, Rais Amrohvi and Syed Muhammad Taqi.[2]

See also[edit]


  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". Retrieved 2012-07-28. 

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