Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Sunday, 6th February 2011, Lecture at Hast-o-Neest on "Time"

A Sunday Lecture at Hast-o-Neest 

6th February 2011 
at 4 p.m. 


"Grasping the Worth of Modern & the Wisdom of Traditional Time Management"


Dr. Shehzad Aslam Siddiqui

Dr. Shehzad Aslam Siddiqui is an officer of Police Service of Pakistan (PSP) with wide range of experience in management, administration of law, investigations of organized crime, and controlling human rights violations. He lectures widely on International Relations, Contemporary Religions and Religious Tolerance at various institutions. 

Further details: 


10 Commercial Building, Shahrah-e-Quaid-e-Azam (crossing of old Anarkali on the Mall), Lahore, Pakistan

Tel.: 37-314-316,  03324359211 


Friday, January 21, 2011

Traditional Arabic Calligraphy Session at Hast-o-Neest

New Calligraphy Session:

Traditional Arabic Calligraphy classes begin Saturday, January 22nd 2011 led by khattat and member Aiwan-e-Ilm-o-Funn Irfan Ahmed Qureshi (NCA, P.U.)
Register Today! 

Regular Session: (Rs.3,000 per month) - Tues, Thurs, and Saturdays.

Sundays Only Session: (Rs.2,000 per month).

Registration Fee: Rs.300.00

Timing: 5:30 - 7:30 pm & 3:30 - 5:30 pm

Registration Form available at Hast-o-Neest or email for a form at hast.o.neest@gmail.com or call 042-37-314-316

Hast-o-Neest Centre for Traditional Art & Culture, 10 Commercial Building, Old Anarkali crossing on the Mall, Lahore Tel: 042-37-314-316

Monday, January 3, 2011

Exhibition at Hast-o-Neest on "The Seven Oft-Repeated Verses" : Sunday, 9th January 2011

The Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) approved the suggestion of IRCICA on declaring the year 2010-2011 as a year for the commemoration of the passage of fourteen centuries on the revelation of the Holy Qur’an. The OIC’s program of commemoration was held in İstanbul on Sunday 26 Ramadan 1431H / 5 September 2010.

Hast-o-Neest Centre for Traditional Art and Culture 

Aiwan-e-Ilm-o-Fun Pakistan

invite you to the opening of 

Sab 'am-Min-al-Masāni   

"The Seven Oft-Repeated Verses"

Commemorating 1400 Years Of The Quranic Revelation

Exhibition of Illuminated Calligraphy

Accompanied by

A Display of Rare Quranic Manuscripts & Discussion on Surah Fateha

Curated by Irfan Ahmad Qureshi


3:00 p.m: Exhibition Opens
              4:00 – 6:00 p.m: 
Qari Khalid Uthman Alvi: Recitation of Surah Fateha Illustrating the SevenAlhaan / Musical modes of Quranic Recitation
Dr. Ejaz Akram: The Meaning & Function of Islamic Art
Shehzad Mujaddadi: Significance of Surah Fateha

Special Announcement: Handwritten & Illuminated Quran Project
6:00 – 7:00:  Refreshments

The Calligraphy Exhibition will remain open for two weeks

Further Details: 042-37-314-316