Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts
Informal Study Circles, Sittings & Formal Courses
Study and research programmes focus on the philosophy, basic principles and language of classical Islamic architecture and its contemporary application.
Three month modules of basic and advanced courses in the philosophy, principles and practice of classical calligraphy, and the related arts of the book such as manuscript and Quranic illumination - tezhib. Other arts including classical music, ceramics and textile may be included in future.
Study and research programmes on traditional Islamic philosophy, modern philosophy, Islamic spirituality, Shariah, Madha’hib and Tasawwuf (Sufism) - its doctrines, methods and orders.
Basic and advanced courses in Arabic and Persian languages.