Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Sun 26 Feb: Open Lecture: Introduction to the Art of the Book - Fyza Noon

Hast o Neest Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts
Open Lecture Series on the Arts

Introduction to the Art of the Book
Fyza Noon

Sunday 26 February 2017
6:00 pm
at Hastoneest Lahore, 3, Iftikhar Ahmed Malik Road, Shariff Colony, Canal Park, Gulberg II


Fyza Noon is a NCA graduate and a miniature student of Bashir Ahmed sahib. She teaches miniature at Hastoneest and is a founding member of the Institute.

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Sat 25 Feb: Open Lecture: 'The Word Illumined: Language of Traditional Manuscript Illumination' - Azma Salman

Hast o Neest Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts - Open Lecture Series on the Arts

The Word Illumined: Language of Traditional Manuscript Illumination
Azma Salman

Saturday, 25 Feb, 2017
6:00 pm
at Hastoneest Lahore,
3, Iftikhar Ahmed Malik Road, Shariff Colony, Canal Park, Gulberg II

Azma Salman's area of specialization is "Tezhib" or Illumination - an art form used to ornament the holy verses of the Quran - for which she received training from three present day Turkish masters e.i Ayten Tiryaki, Emel Turkman and Nilofer Kurfeyz.  She holds a Masters of Arts in Visual Islamic and Traditional Art from the Princes School of Traditional Arts, London and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the National College of Arts.

Currently she is the only illuminator in Pakistan who has a formal degree in this area of Islamic Art. She lives and works in Lahore.

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Thursday 16 Feb: 6 pm: غاؔلب‎ Ghalib Commemorative Evening with Q Jafri & Dr. Hotiana

Hast o Neest Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts 
Open Invitation to a Commemorative Evening Nishist 
with Syed Qasim Jafri & Dr. Uthman Hotiana

مرزا اسد اللہ بیگ خان
غاؔلب

Born in Agra, Mirza Ghalib's first language was Urdu. He received formal education in Persian and Arabic;Turkish and Persian were spoken at home. 

He began composing verses at the early age of 10 or 12, and had written many of his best known ghazals by the time he was 19. A great poet of the Mughal Era, he is considered to be one of the most popular and influential poets of the Urdu language.




Thursday 16 February 2017, 6:00 pm
Programme: Presenting the poetry of Ghalib:
Dr. Qasim Jafri, Dr. Uthman Hotiana, Dr. Ali Madeeh Hashmi, 
Tasleem Ahmed Tasawwer & Hasbain Sahiba
(including tea and refreshments).

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Sat 18 Feb: 6 pm: Divine Design of the Quran - Syed Uzair Abdullah Qadri

Hast o Neest Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts
The Daily Quranic Word: 
The Divine Design or Structure of the Quran
Syed Uzair Abdullah Qadri
Reading the first 5 Ayat of Surah Baqara.


Saturday 18th February 2017, 6:00 pm
Venue: Hastoneest, 3, Iftikhar Ahmed Malik Road, Shariff Colony, Canal Park, Gulberg II, Lahore

Syed Uzair Abdullah Qadri holds special interest in Kalam, Exegesis, the Science of Hadith, Arabic Language & Poetry.

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Sun 12 Feb: Hast o Neest CHILDREN: Storytelling with Mehded Maryam Sinclair


Hast o Neest Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts - Hast o Neest CHILDREN (Ages 4 +) 

Open Invitation to an Inspiring Storytelling session (English) on MUSA A.S.- PROPHET OF ALLAH; Part 1 : THE FALL OF THE TYRANT by Mehded Maryam Sinclair

“WHEN YOU HEAR, YOU’LL SEE


Sunday, 12 February 2017
6:00 - 8:00 pm
at Hastoneest Lahore
3, Iftikhar Ahmed Malik Road, Shariff Colony, Canal Park,
Gulberg II, Lahore

Mehded Maryam Sinclair is an award-winning author and storyteller who lives in Jordan.

In 2005 her book Miraculous Happenings in the Year of the Elephant won 2nd Place in the UK Islamic Foundation’s Writing for Children Contest, and in 2011 her book When Wings Expand won in the UK Muslim Writers Association Competition.

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Friday, February 3, 2017

Wed 8 Feb: 6 pm: Quran, Rumi & The Flute of Oneness - Syed Uzair Abdullah Qadri

Hast o Neest 
Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts

The Daily Quranic Word
Quran, Rumi & The Flute of Oneness
Syed Uzair Abdullah Qadri

Reading an ayat of the Quran, Masnavi Maulana Rumi, and the concept of Separation & Union.



Wednesday 8 February 2017, 6:00 pm
Venue: Hastoneest, 3, Iftikhar Ahmed Malik Road, Shariff Colony, Canal Park, Gulberg II, Lahore



Syed Uzair Abdullah Qadri holds special interest in Kalam, Quranic Exegesis, the Science of Hadith, Arabic Language & Poetry.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Mon 6 Feb: 6 pm: Poetry of Baba Farid Masud Ganj e Shakar r.a. (Pakpattan) - Dr. Shahzad Qaiser


 Hast o Neest
Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts

(Open) Doctrinal Sitting on 
Culture & Spirituality: 
Sufi Poetry of Baba Fariduddin Masud Ganj Shakar r.a. (Pakpattan)
with Dr. Shahzad Qaiser & Sumbal Fatema

Monday, 6 February 2017 - 6:00 pm

Hastoneest, 3, Iftikhar Ahmed Malik Road, Shariff Colony, Canal Park, Gulberg II, Lahore






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