Monday, January 23, 2017

SAT 28 Jan: 6:00 pm: JOY OF URDU Open Reading - Ibne Insha's Urdu Ki Akhri Kitab with Kausar Ali



HAST O NEEST LAHORE
JOY OF URDU
Collaborative Open Reading Event

with Kausar Ali and Fiaz Ahmed Khan
Saturday, 28 January 2017
at 6:00 pm

Join us,
at Hastoneest Lahore
3, Iftikhar Ahmed Malik Road, Shariff Colony, Canal Park,
Gulberg II, Lahore.


Kausar Ali and Fiaz Khan conduct the hikayat sittings at Hastoneest.


Reading excerpts from
Ibne Insha (1927-1978)'s Urdu ki Akhri Kitab.

A first event of Joy of Urdu in Lahore, to spread awareness and cultivate interest in the intricate and rich world of Urdu literature, adab. 


Queries: 0300 8493170, 03214847091

Wed 25 Jan:5:30 pm:(4th) Open Sitting on Jaun Elia - Syed Qasim Jafri


A (Fourth) Open Sitting on the
Urdu poet Jaun Elia جون ایلیا‎
1931 – 2002


with Syed Qasim Jafri

Wednesday, 25th January 2017 at 5:30 pm at 
Hastoneest Lahore
3,Iftikhar Ahmed Malik Road, 
Shariff Colony, Canal Park, Gulberg II.


A Pakistani Urdu poet, philosopher, biographer, and scholar, Jaun Elia's particular trademark is due to the fact that he "acquired knowledge of philosophy, logic, Islamic history, the Muslim Sufi tradition, Muslim religious sciences, and Western literature.

Queries: hast.o.neest@gmail.com/0300 8493170

Saturday, January 21, 2017

KARACHI HAST O NEEST: Feb 2017 New Sessions of Calligraphy & Geometry


 KARACHI HAST O NEEST 
Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts


February 2017 Sessions:
Starting Tuesday 7 February.
Calligraphy with Khattat Amir AsgharSacred Geometry with Rizwan Ullah Khan 



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. 

Muhammad Amir Asghar has been teaching calligraphy for more than five years at various institutions in Karachi.

Register: Send in 'Title, Name, Cell Number & Email Address' on hast.o.neest@gmail.com. Venue: Clifton. Queries: hast.o.neest@gmail.com/0321 8207575/202 7779

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Wed 18 Jan: 6:00 pm: (Second) Sitting on Introduction to Maulana Jami - Maulana Shahzad Mujaddidi

Introducing Nur ad-Dīn Abd ar-Rahmān Jāmī
 نورالدین عبدالرحمن جامی‎‎ (1414 – 1492, Afghanistan)
The (Second) Sitting (in Urdu) on Maulana Jami with Maulana Shehzad Mujaddidi

Second Sitting: Wednesday, 
18th January 2017
6:00 pm at Hastoneest Lahore, 3, Iftikhar Ahmed Malik Road, Shariff Colony, Canal Park, Gulberg II. 

A prominent poet-theologian of the school of Ibn Arabi and a Khwajaganī Sũfī, Maulana Jami's most famous poetic works are Haft Awrang, Tuhfat al-Ahrar, Layla wa-Majnun, Fatihat al-Shabab, Lawa'ih, Al-Durrah al-Fakhirah.

Allama Shehzad Mujaddidi is a poet, theologian, student and teacher in the Naqshbandi Order, and author of many books including books of poetry. He is the founder of Dar ul Ikhlas, Lahore.  

Queries: hast.o.neest@gmail.com/0300 8493170

Friday, January 13, 2017

Sun 15 Jan: 5:30 pm: The Place of Wilayat in Quranic Cosmology - Syed Uzair Abdullah Qadri


Lahore Hast o Neest 
Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts
Open Lecture

On the Occasion of the Wisaal of 
Sayed Muhiyuddin Abu Muhammad Abdul Qadir al-Gilani al-Hasani wal-Hussaini ‎(رحمتہ اللہ علیہ) (d.1166 AD 17th, Rabi-us-Sani -celebrated on 11th, Rabi-us-Sani)
Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jelani ‎رضي الله عنه was a noted Hanbali scholar, Sufi sheikh and the founder of the Qadiri Sufi order (silsila). (b.1077, Gilan, Iran). His contribution and renown in the sciences of Sufism and Sharia was so immense that he became known as the spiritual pole of his time, al-Gauth al Azam (the "Supreme Helper" or the "Mightiest Succor"). His writings were similar to those of al-Ghazali in that they dealt with both the fundamentals of Islam and the mystical experience of Sufism.

The Place of Wilayat in Quranic Cosmology
The Self-Disclosure of God; Exploring Maratib of Zaat, Sifaat & Mazhar
(Essence, Attributes & Manifestation of God)


Syed Uzair Abdullah Qadri
Sunday 15th January, 2017 - 5:30 pm
Venue: Hastoneest, 3, Iftikhar Ahmed Malik Road, Shariff Colony, Canal Park, Gulberg II, Lahore

With a post-graduate degree from Punjab University, and the family scholarly tradition of the Qadriyya Sufi Order, Syed Uzair Abdullah Qadri holds special interest in Kalam, Quranic Exegesis, the Science of Hadith, Arabic Language & Poetry.


(Queries: hast.o.neest@gmail.com/03008493170)

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Sat 14 Jan; 6:00 pm: Islamabad Hast o Neest: Introductory Talk & Demo on Calligraphy - Khalid Javed Yousufi

Islamabad Hast o Neest 
Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts
Open Guest Lecture

Introductory Talk & Demonstration 
on the Art of Calligraphy
Khalid Javed Yousufi
Saturday, 14th January 2017
6:00 pm

The Hastoneest Islamabad Venue:
SyntecX Learning Resource Centre (SLRC):
2nd Floor, Al-Farooq Plaza, Main Kuri Road,
near Zong HQ & near Chak Shehzad, Islamabad.

Khalid Javed Yousufi is one of the leading calligraphers of Pakistan. He studied under renowmed calligraphers Hafiz Mohammad Yousuf Sadeedi and Choudhry Muhammad Siddique. His own students include the calligrapher Muhammad Ali Zahid, and Rasheed Butt. He lives & works in Rawalpindi. 



Monday, January 9, 2017

Thur 12 Jan: 5:30 pm: A (Third) Sitting on the Urdu Poet Jaun Elia (1931-2002) - Syed Qasim Jafri


A (Third) Open Sitting on the
Urdu poet Jaun Elia جون ایلیا‎
1931 – 2002


with Syed Qasim Jafri

Thursday, 12th January 2017 at 5:30 pm at Hastoneest Lahore, 3, Iftikhar Ahmed Malik Road, Shariff Colony, Canal Park, Gulberg II, Lahore.






A Pakistani Urdu poet, philosopher, biographer, and scholar, Jaun Elia's particular trademark is due to the fact that he "acquired knowledge of philosophy, logic, Islamic history, the Muslim Sufi tradition, Muslim religious sciences, and Western literature.

Queries: hast.o.neest@gmail.com/0300 8493170