Monday, July 30, 2012

Calligraphers' sitting with Ustad Khurshid Gohar Qalam

Hast-o-Neest Centre for Traditional Art & Culture
invites you to

Calligraphers Sitting 
Ustad Khurshid Gohar Qalam

نجؤم من السماء 
(Young Heavenly Stars)

An evening of Quran recitation with students of Qari Khalid Uthman Alvi al-Azhari

(Due to the monsoon downpour on Saturday, 4th August 2012 the event is rescheduled as below)

Thursday, 9th August
5:30 pm with iftar

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Calligraphy Exhibition "Sahib-il Taji wal-Mi'raj"

Hast-o-Neest Centre for Traditional Art & Culture
invites you to 

"Sahib-il Taji wal-Mi'raj"
A Tribute to The Prophet (SAW) -
Calligraphy by
Irfan Ahmed Qureshi

Renowned calligrapher Irfan Ahmed Qureshi presents his work in tribute to the Prophet (SAW) including Poetry by Abdul Rahman Jami, Imam Busiri, Allama Muhammad Iqbal and traditional Durud blessings upon the Prophet (SAW) in classical Lahori Nastaliq, Thuluth, Naskh and Divani scripts.

Irfan Ahmed Qureshi started calligraphy in 1985 under the supervision of renowned calligraphist Syed Anwar Hussain Nafees Raqm, and later learnt from Wajid Mehmood Yaqut Raqm. He has dedicate himself for the renaissance of classical calligraphy since 1990, when he established an organization named "Aiwan-e-Ilm-o-Fun". In 2008 Irfan A. Qureshi curated the Calligraphy Exhibition 'NASTALIQ' at NCA Lahore in connection with the International Conference on Islamic Art & Architecture. He is also associated with CCRS (Centre for Conservation and Restoration Studies) at the National College of Arts as a tutor of illumination. 

On display from Thursday, 2nd August, 2012 to Eid ul Fitr

12:00 noon to 4:00 pm on workdays
12:00 noon to iftar on weekends

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Tuesday, July 24, 2012

29th July Sunday Lecture "Madaris: Myth & Reality"

Centre for Traditional Arts & Culture
invites you to the 
Ramazan Sunday Lecture

"Madaris: Myth & Reality"
Maulvi Jehangir Mehmud
(Director, Society for Educational Research)

Sunday, 29th July 2012
5:30 pm with Iftar

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Sunday, July 22, 2012

Evening of Quran Recitation with Young Students

Centre for Traditional Art & Culture
invites you to

نجؤم من السماء 
(Young Heavenly Stars)

An evening of Quran recitation with students of Qari Khalid Uthman Alvi al-Azhari

Saturday, 28th July 2012
6:30 pm with iftar

6:30 Introduction of Students
6:35 - 6:50 Quran Recitation by

Uthman Ehsaan (12 years old): Surah al-Hashr
Zahra bint Irshad: Surah al-Balad
Mubasshir Abbasi (9 years old): Surah Muzammil

6:50 - 7:00 Qari Khalid Uthman Alvi: Surah Baqara (Last Ruku)

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Urs Celebration Hazrat Khwaja Ghulam Farid (r.a.)

 invites you to

111 Urs Celebration of
 Khwaja Ghulam Farid of Kot Mithan 
(Wisaal: 24th July 1901)

Talk on

"The Sufi Doctrines of Hazrat Khwaja Ghulam Farid"
Dr. Shahzad Qaiser

Tuesday, 24th July 2012
5:30 pm - followed by iftar

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Thursday, July 12, 2012

Prose, Poetry & Music Sitting

Click Here for Photographs of the Event.

Saturday 14th July 2012
5:00 pm - 6:00pm

Readings from Tazkira-e-Ghausia continue
(Malfuzat Hazrat Ghaus Ali Shah Qalandar Qadri)
read by Taimoor Khan Mumtaz.

Selections from Bhulle Shah's Punjabi poetry, including
'Alif -Allah Dil Ratta Maira
Mainu Bay Di Khabar Na Kai
recited by M. Zahid.

Tabla Recital - Teen-Taal  
Demonstration - Dehli Baaj &Punjab Baaj
performed by Raza Shaukat.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Architecture Exhibition Sunday 15th July 2012

The Time-less Message of Islamic Architecture  

An Exhibition exploring its Philosophy, Principles, Symbolism & Methods -
At the Conclusion of the 4-week Course at Hast-o-Neest: Introduction to Islamic Architecture conducted 16th June to 12th July, 2012

Sunday, 15th July 2012
Hast-o-Neest Institute of Traditional Studies
10 Commercial Building, Shahrah-e-Quaid-e-Azam, Lahore


5:00 pm Opening of Exhibition & Display of Students Work
6:00 pm Distribution of Certificates to Course Participants
6:30 Tea

The exhibition  Misaal-e-Mulk-e-Abad was designed and produced at Kamil Khan Mumtaz Architects for an International Conference of Islamic Art & Architecture held at National College of Arts, Lahore in November 2008. 

The exhibition will be on display till 1st August 2012.

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Saturday, July 7, 2012

Ramazan ul Mubarik 2012

Ramazan ul Mubarik 
Saturday, 21st July - Saturday, 18th August 2012

(Regular Timings:12:00 pm to 4:00 pm) 

1. Arabic (Level 2: Conversation), Saturdays & Sundays, 2:00 to 3:00 pm, Qari Khalid Uthman Alvi Al-Azhari (Course fee: Rs. 3000) - Saturday 21st July to Sunday 12th August 2012
2. Farsi (8 Classes), Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 3:00 to 4:00 pm Fatima Fayyaz (Course fee: Rs. 3000) - Tuesday 24th July to Wednesday 15th August 2012
3. Calligraphy (8 Classes), Fridays & Saturdays, 2:00 to 4:00 pm Irfan Ahmed Qureshi (Course fee: Rs. 3000) - Friday 20th July to Saturday 11th August 2012; Calligraphy (4 Classes), Sundays 2:00 to 4:00 pm (Course fee: Rs. 2000), - Sunday 22nd July to Sunday 12th August 2012

(Regular Miniature classes will also be held in this month on Tuesdays & Saturdays)
To Register: Email/text on contact name and mobile number with course preference.

(Open to All)

Quran Exegesis(Interactive) : Mondays 3:00 to 4:00 pm beginning Monday 23rd July
1. Surah Fateha: (Surah 1: The Opening) -
2. Surah Alam Nashrah (Surah 94: The Expansion) - 
3. Surah Takasur (Surah 102: The Excess) -
4. Surah An-Nasr (Surah 110: The Help) -

Quran Recitation (Interactive): Saturdays 3:00 to 3:30 pm beginning  Saturday 21st July
Qari Khalid Uthman Alvi Al-Azhari will recite the select verses and explain the manner of recitation. Thereafter he will teach those who attend the recitation to recite in a similar manner.

1. Surah al-Baqara, last ruku, Verse 283 to 286 -
2. Surah Maryam - Saturday 28th July
3. Surah Yasin, Verse 1 to 12 & Verse 32 to Verse 50 - Saturday 4th August
4. Surah al-Tariq - Saturday 11th August

(Open to All)
Saturdays & Sundays 5:30 pm (with iftar) : Maulvi Jehangir Mahmud, Founding Director, Society for Educational Research will give a series of lectures:

Sunday 29th July             - 'Madaaris: Myth & Reality'. 
Saturday 4th August       - 'Ethics of Disagreement: Why Differences of Opinion in Ummah?'
Saturday 11th August     - 'Shariah: Differentiating between beneficial & non-beneficial knowledge'. 

(Open to All)
Dr. Shehzad Qaiser, Sunday 5th August and Sunday 12th August 2012 at 5:30 pm (Iftar will be served)

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Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Jamaliat of Calligraphy July Sitting 7.7.2012

Jamaliat of Calligraphy monthly sitting
Saturday 7th July 2012, 6:00pm                           
Dr. Sarmad Hussein & Master Calligrapher Jameel Sahib:
The Making of  Nafees Nastaleeq at Center For Research
in Urdu Language Processing.

Centre for Traditional Art & Culture
10 Commercial Bldg, Shahrah-e-Quaid-e-Azam, Lahore
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