Friday, December 26, 2014

Mon, 29 Dec - Video Lecture Series on the Sirah of the Prophet (S.A.W.)

This Rabbi ul Awwal 

Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts
invites you to a series of ten recorded lectures 

Video Lecture Series on the Sirah of the Prophet (S.A.W.)

29 Dec 2014 - 11 Jan 2015
(Each lecture series - in English & Urdu - is of 30 min duration 
followed by 30 min of discussion) 

Title First Lecture: 
Muhammad (S.A.W.) is the Prophet of God 
(On Revelation as a Source of Knowledge)

Monday, 29 December 2014
at 5:45 pm  

Dr. Basit Koshul, Dr. Ejaz Akram & Suheyl Umar

Other viewing dates: 
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 - Fri, 2 Jan 2015 - Sat, 3 Jan - Mon, 
5 Jan - Tues, 6 Jan - Wed, 7 Jan - Fri, 9 Jan - 
Sat, 10 Jan & Sun, 11 Jan) 

Queries: 0300 847 1855

About the recorded lecture series title Ka'l Yaquti: 
The purpose of this lecture series is to acquire a basic understanding of the nature of Prophets as ‘jewels’, and as ‘perfect’ (not ordinary) human beings using the example of the Noble Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.) in particular. Each lecture series is divided into two sections: A historical narration and a commentary on that narration. 

The historical narratives are selected from three renowned biographies (sirah) of Abu al-Qasim Muhammad ibn Abd Allah ibn Abd al-Muttalib ibn Hashim (570-632 A.D.) (S.A.W.) as a Prophet and Messenger of God: Ibn Ishaq (c.704-767), Muhammad Haykal (1888-1956) & Dr. Martin Lings (1909-2005).
The commentators – listed below - are respected scholars of religion of known Western academic institutions and/or traditional institutions of the Indo-Pak sub-continent.

Dr. Mufti Kamaluddin Ahmed
Dr. Mufti Ghulam Sarwar Qadri
Suheyl Umar
Dr. Ejaz Akram
Dr. Basit Bilal Koshul
Allama Shahzad Mujaddidi
Dr. Naumana Amjad
Dr. Nasir Afghan

Commentator Profiles:
Dr. Ejaz Akram, Associate Professor, Religion & Politics, LUMS, Lahore
Dr. Ejaz Akram is a Pakistani-American scholar specializing in the interface between religion and the transnational politics of the Muslim world. He has an M.A. in Comparative and Regional Studies as an M.A. in World Politics and a Ph.D. in International Relations.
Mufti Dr. Ghulam Sarwar Bukhari Qadri (Late), Founder Jamia Rizvia Trust,  Lahore
Pir Dr. Mufti Ghulam Sarwar Bukhari Qadri (Late) is one of the eminent scholars and writers of the country. He is also an authority on Fiqh with the titles of Mufti-e-Azam, Mufassir-e-Holy Quran, and Sheikh-ul-Tafseer & Hadith. He is the founder of Jamia Rizvia Trust in Model Town, Lahore. 
Muhammad Suheyl Umar, Scholar of Philosophy and Iqbal, Lahore
Muhammad Suheyl Umar is a notable scholar of Philosophy and Iqbal. He retired in 2014 as Director of Iqbal Academy Pakistan, Lahore.
Dr. Naumana Amjad, Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Psychology, University of the Punjab, Lahore
Dr. Naumana Amjad completed her PhD in 2007 from the University of Warwick, England and has been an assistant professor at Punjab University since 2000.
Shaykh Mufti Kamaluddin Ahmed – Founder Tazkiya Academy, Lahore
Shaykh Mufti Kamaluddin Ahmed obtained his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Chicago. He was formally authorized in the science of Islamic spirituality (Tasawwuf) by his Shaykh in 2002.  He has studied sacred knowledge from traditional scholars in Pakistan for the past several years and possesses formal authorizations in a number of Islamic sciences. He has been a Visiting Professor, School of Social Sciences and Humanities at LUMS, Lahore.
Dr. Nasir Afghan, Director MBA Programme, Institute of Business Administration, Karachi
Dr Nasir Afghan is Director MBA at IBA, Karachi. He has done his PhD in Managerial Effectiveness from University of Twente, the Netherlands. He worked several years in Singapore for a Fortune 500 Oil Exploration firm as a petroleum geologist. Dr. Afghan is also a visiting professor at University of Applied Sciences, Graz, Austria
Dr. Basit Bilal Koshul, Associate Professor, LUMS, Lahore
Dr. Basit Bilal Koshul taught as Assistant Professor in the Department of Religion at Concordia College. Currently he is an Associate Professor at the School of Social Sciences and Humanities, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan. He is also the author of 'The Postmodern Significance of Max Weber's Legacy'. 
Allama Muhammad Shahzad Mujaddidi, Editor Monthly Fiqh ul Batin, Dar ul Ikhlas, Lahore
Allama Muhammad Shahzad Mujaddidi is the editor of a scholarly magazine Fiqh-ul-Batin (A Sufi Anthology) published from Dar-ul-Ikhlas, Lahore.

Narrators of Historical Text:
Taimoor Khan Mumtaz
Dr. Mariam Riffat

Taimoor Khan Mumtaz has an MA in South Asian Architecture from Prasada, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK and a B.Arch 1994, National College of Arts, Lahore. He is currently partner architect with M/S Kamil Khan Mumtaz Architects and specializes in Islamic architecture. 
Dr. Marium Riffat is a practicing dermatologist. She lives and works in Lahore.

© Copyright of the Title: Ka'l Yaquti - Video Lecture Series remains with Hast-o-Neest Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts (Lahore)

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