Khwaja Shamsuddin Azeemi

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Khwaja Shamsuddin Azeemi (Urdu
Urdu is a register of the Hindustani language that is identified with Muslims in South Asia. It belongs to the Indo-European family. Urdu is the national language and lingua franca of Pakistan. It is also widely spoken in some regions of India, where it is one of the 22 scheduled languages and an...

: خواجہ شمس الدین عظیمی) is a Pakistani Sufi Sheikh
Not to be confused with sikhSheikh — also spelled Sheik or Shaikh, or transliterated as Shaykh — is an honorific in the Arabic language that literally means "elder" and carries the meaning "leader and/or governor"...

, the patriarch
Originally a patriarch was a man who exercised autocratic authority as a pater familias over an extended family. The system of such rule of families by senior males is called patriarchy. This is a Greek word, a compound of πατριά , "lineage, descent", esp...

 of the Azeemia
The Silsila-e-Azeemia , named after Syed Muhammad Azeem Barkhiya, is a Sufi order founded in Pakistan in 1960 by Qalander Ba Ba Auliya. It is currently headed by Khwaja Shamsuddin Azeemi.-Aim:...

, Editor-in-Chief of the Roohani Digest (an Urdu magazine published monthly in Pakistan
Pakistan , officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is a sovereign state in South Asia. It has a coastline along the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by Afghanistan and Iran in the west, India in the east and China in the far northeast. In the north, Tajikistan...

) and a scholar in the field of spiritualism.

Books, Written articles

In 1962, Sheikh Azeemi started writing articles on telepathy
Telepathy , is the induction of mental states from one mind to another. The term was coined in 1882 by the classical scholar Fredric W. H. Myers, a founder of the Society for Psychical Research, and has remained more popular than the more-correct expression thought-transference...

, parapsychology
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, color meditation and healing
Physiological healing is the restoration of damaged living tissue, organs and biological system to normal function. It is the process by which the cells in the body regenerate and repair to reduce the size of a damaged or necrotic area....

 in various Pakistani newspapers and magazines. The most famous was his advice column, "Roohani Daak", in the Urdu Daily Jang
Daily Jang
The Daily Jang is an Urdu newspaper based in Pakistan. It is the oldest newspaper of Pakistan in continuous publication since its foundation in 1939. Its current Group Chief Executive & Editor-in-Chief is Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman....

. As a result of its success the Ruhani Digest was launched in 1978. He has written over 40 books, many of them having been translated into Arabic
Arabic language
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, Urdu
Persian language
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, English
English language
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, Russian
Russian language
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 and other languages.

Personal life

Shaykh Azeemi is married and lives in Karachi
Karachi is the largest city, main seaport and the main financial centre of Pakistan, as well as the capital of the province of Sindh. The city has an estimated population of 13 to 15 million, while the total metropolitan area has a population of over 18 million...

, Pakistan with his family of nine adult children (five sons and four daughters). His eldest son, Waqar Yousuf Azeemi, Ph.D., is the current editor of Ruhani Digest and a speaker as well as an author.


Books English Translated
Muhammad Rasool Allah (Part 1, 2 & 3) Muhammad Rasool Allah (Part 1, 2)
Muraqaba Meditation
Nazria Rang-o-Noor
Qalandar Shaoor Qalandar Conscious
Roohani Ilaj Spiritual Healing
Roohani Namaz Spiritual Prayer
Sharah Loh-o-Qalam Lectures on Loh-o-Qalam
Aik-Sau-Aik Auliya Allah Khawateen
Mehboob Baghal Mein
Colour Therapy
Tazkara Qalandar Baba Auliya
Telepathy Seekhiye Learn Telepathy
Rang Aur Roshni Se Ilaj
Rang Aur Roshni Se Ilaj
Janat Ki Ser
Khwab Aur Tabeer

See also

  • Azeemia
    The Silsila-e-Azeemia , named after Syed Muhammad Azeem Barkhiya, is a Sufi order founded in Pakistan in 1960 by Qalander Ba Ba Auliya. It is currently headed by Khwaja Shamsuddin Azeemi.-Aim:...

  • Qalander Baba Auliya
  • Baba Tajuddin of Nagpur
    Baba Tajuddin of Nagpur
    Hazrat Syed Mohammed BaBa Tajuddin Aulia, of Nagpur, India was a Sufi Muslim also known as Hazrat Tajuddin Baba.He had a habit of calling everyone Allah Saheb, which means "Allah is present in every thing"....

  • Auliya
    For dargahs in the world,visit: is an Arabic word usually translated as friend, helper, supporter or protector. It's often used to designate the status of a saint. For example, the famous Nizamuddin Auliya became known as such after his religious contributions...

  • Muraqaba
    Muraqaba is the Sufi word for meditation. Literally it is an Arabic term which means "to watch over", "to take care of", or "to keep an eye"...

  • Sufism
    Sufism or ' is defined by its adherents as the inner, mystical dimension of Islam. A practitioner of this tradition is generally known as a '...