Friday, April 27, 2012


Announcement: The 100 Ghazals of Maulana Rumi sitting with Maulana Ahmed Javed sahib is tentatively rescheduled for Saturday, 5th May 2012. Additionally, Hast-o-Neest Centre for Traditional Art & Culture will remain closed this Sunday 29th April! Any inconvenience is regretted!

Monday, April 23, 2012

Sitting with Dr. Shahzad Qaiser


Centre for Traditional Art & Culture
invites you to its

 Arifana Dars or "Doctrinal Sitting"
Dr. Shahzad Qaiser
(Vice-President, Iqbal Academy Pakistan)

Thursday, 26th April 2012 
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
at the library on the first floor

(Tea will be served)

Hast-o-Neest Centre for Traditional Art & Culture
10 Commercial Building, Shahrah-e-Quaid-e-Azam, Lahore
Queries:0300 8493170, 042-357-314-316

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Sitting on Art & the Real with Kamil Khan Mumtaz

Centre for Traditional Art & Culture

announces the inaugural monthly sitting on

Art & the Real
(Monthly sitting held every second Friday of the month on the meaning and philosophy of traditional art)


Prof. Kamil Khan Mumtaz

Friday, 13th April
at 5:00 pm

10 Commercial Bldg, Shahrah-e-Quaid, Lahore
Queries: 03008493170

Live Video streaming by Ustream

Monday, April 9, 2012

Naseeruddin Shah Visits Hast-o-Neest

Centre for Traditional Art & Culture

Visit by Naseeruddin Shah and his wife to Hast-o-Neest on 1st April, 2012..

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Jamm'e Mastan, Cafe at Hast-o-Neest

Jamm'e Mastan, Hast-o-Neest Cafe is now open from Monday, 2nd April 2012 for tea from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm. An impromptu poetry recital for friends of Hast-o-Neest was held on Sunday, 1st April 2012.

Weekend Rooftop Barbecue is on Friday and Saturday nights 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm!
اندک اندک جمع مستان می رسنـــد

اندک اندک می پرستان می رسنـــد
مولانا رومی

"Little by little, those intoxicated [with Divine Love] arrive,
Little by little, the worshipers of the wine of [Divine Knowledge] arrive!"
Maulana Rumi