Thursday, September 29, 2016

3-8 October: Bouquet of Remembrance: Imam Hussain ra/as (Open Sittings)

Hast-o-Neest 
Bouquet of Remembrance
 Imam Hussain ra/as

Custodian of the Quran & Sunnah
امام حسینؑ :ضامن دین و سنت

(by Al-Tabari, Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti r.a., Maulana Rumi r.a, Sufi Barkat Ali r.a.. & others
featuring live performances of soz-o-salaam by Hastoneest Ensemble)

Monday 3 – Saturday 8 October 2016
7:00 - 8:30 pm



Programme:
7:00 – 8:30 pm 

Monday 3rd October 2016
Going back in time – Readings from Tarikh-e Tabari (915 AD)
Poetry of Moharram with Qasim Jafri
Soz-o-Salaam presented by Hast-o-Neest Ensemble
Moharram & Culture: The Tazias of Chiniot by Taimoor K. Mumtaz
Multimedia Presentation – ‘Durud-e Taj’
Talk – Seemee Asif: ‘ Sufi Barkat Ali and Imam Hussin (AS)’.

Tuesday 4th October 2016
The Journey from Madina to Karbala:
Introducing the Companions of the Imam 
-  Fahad Ali Kazmi Zanjani
(Salam & Dua)

Wednesday 5th October 2016
Going back in time – Readings from Tarikh-e Tabari (915 AD)
Poetry of Moharram with Qasim Jafri
Soz-o-Salaam presented by Hast-o-Neest Ensemble
Moharram & Culture: ‘Muharram in Burnes Road Karachi – childhood memories’ by Riaz Kamlani.
Multimedia Presentation – ‘Mazloom Hussain Janam’.
Talk – Syed Wasim Alam: ‘Karbala aur Tasawwuf’.

Thursday 6th October 2016
The Journey from Madina to Karbala:
Introducing the Companions of the Imam 
-  Fahad Ali Kazmi Zanjani
(Salam & Dua)

Friday 7th October 2016
Going back in time – Readings from Tarikh-e Tabari (915 AD)
Poetry of Moharram with Qasim Jafri
Soz-o-Salaam presented by Hast-o-Neest Ensemble
Moharram & Culture: ‘Experiencing Muharram in Mochi Darwaza Lahore’ by Kausar Ali.
Multimedia Presentation – ‘Shahadat-e Hazrat Abbas Alamdar (RA)’ 
Talk – Syed Uzair Qadri.

Saturday 8th October 2016
The Journey from Madina to Karbala:
Introducing the Companions of the Imam 
-  Fahad Ali Kazmi Zanjani
(Salam & Dua)

Venue: Hast o Neest, 3, Iftikhar Ahmed Malik Road, Shariff Colony, Canal Park, Gulberg II, Lahore
(The programme is an open, walk in sitting.)

 Query: hast.o.neest@gmail.com/0300 8493170)

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Arabic for Beginners - starting 1st October

Hast-o-Neest LAHORE
Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts

Course: Arabic (Beginner)
starting Saturday, 1 October 2016: 
A basic Arabic grammar (Ilm-e-Sarf/Ilm-e-Nahw) and vocabulary course, with simple structure sentences.

Three month duration; Saturdays & Sundays
 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Hamid Reza Fazil

Registration: Send in Title, Name, Cell No. & Email address 

hast.o.neest@gmail.com/0300 8493170; Venue: 3, Iftikhar Ahmed Malik Road, Sharif Colony, Canal Park, Gulberg II, Lahore.

Sat 1st Oct; 7 pm: Movie-viewing 'طعم گیلاس Taste of Cherry'

Hast o Neest Lahore
Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts
Movies & Documentaries 

Walk in & join the viewing & post-viewing discussion of an Iranian film with Danish Bashir

In this dark, intense, and emotional film, a man travels the Iranian countryside searching for someone to bury him after he commits suicide.

طعم گیلاس
Taste of Cherry

Saturday 1st October 2016 - 7:00 pm
(1997, Director Abbas Kiarostami
Running time: 98 minutes)


Queries: hast.o.neest@gmail.com/03214847091

Fri 30 Sept: 7-8 pm: Hastoneest The Daily Quranic Word - Surah Fajr (Ayat 27-30)


Hast o Neest 
THE DAILY QURANIC WORD 
Syed Uzair Abdullah Qadri, Hamid Raza Fazil & other Scholars.
 The sittings focus on a select ayat and/or word of the Quranic text chosen by the scholar or audience; in Urdu and/or English.

Walk in Friday, 30 September 2016;
 7:00 - 8:00 pm with Hamid Raza Fazil.

Reading will be on the following Ayat/Surah:
Ayat 27-30 Surah Fajr The Dawn (28)

يَا أَيَّتُهَا النَّفْسُ الْمُطْمَئِنَّةُ
ارْجِعِي إِلَىٰ رَبِّكِ رَاضِيَةً مَّرْضِيَّةً
فَادْخُلِي فِي عِبَادِي
وَادْخُلِي جَنَّتِي

"O reassured soul, Return to your Lord, well-pleased and pleasing [to Him], And enter among My servants, And enter My Paradise."

With a post-graduate degree from Punjab University, Syed Uzair Abdullah Qadri belongs to a family connected to the Qadiriyya Sufi Order He has a special interest in Kalam, Quranic Exegesis, the Science of Hadith, Arabic Language & Poetry. Ustad Hamid Raza Fazil teaches Arabic and Islamic Philosophy at Hastoneest. His interests are in Quranic Exegesis, Philosophy & Sufism/Marifat.



Venue: 3, Iftikhar Ahmed Malik Road, Shariff Colony, Canal Park, Gulberg II, LAHORE; Queries: hast.o.neest@gmail.com; Cell: 0300 8493170


Monday, September 26, 2016

Hastoneest KARACHI: Course: Sacred Geometry

Hast o Neest Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts KARACHI

Course: Sacred Geometry with Rizwanullah Khan starting Tuesday, 18 October 2016
Duration: Three Months 
Tuesdays
6:00 - 8:00 pm

Rizwan Ullah KhanBFA [USA], is the Co-ordinator Islamic Arts Section, Department of Visual Studies, University of Karachi. He has been involved with Islamic Art since 1998, and has made study trips to Multan, Morocco & Malaysia in this connection. 

Register: Send in 'Title, Name, Cell Number & Email Address' on hast.o.neest@gmail.com. Venue: Clifton. Queries: hast.o.neest@gmail.com/0321 202 7779

Hastoneest KARACHI: Course: Urdu Poetry Appreciation

Hast o Neest Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts  KARACHI

Course: Urdu Poetry Appreciation with Hijaz Mehdi starting Friday, 21st October 2016


Duration: Three Months 
Friday & Saturday
6:00 - 7:00 pm

Hijaz Mehdi is a poet and studies poetry under various teachers.

Register: Send in 'Title, Name, Cell Number & Email Address' on hast.o.neest@gmail.com. Venue: Clifton. Queries: hast.o.neest@gmail.com/0321 202 7779

Hastoneest Karachi: Course: Farsi 1

Hast o Neest Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts KARACHI

Course: Farsi Level 1 with Syed Fazil Rizvi 
starting Monday, 17 October 2016
Duration: Three Months 
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday
6:00 - 7:00 pm


Register: Send in 'Title, Name, Cell Number & Email Address' on hast.o.neest@gmail.com. Venue: Clifton. Queries: hast.o.neest@gmail.com/0321 202 7779