Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Tazkiya-e-Nafs aur Murshid Thursday, 31st January 5:30 pm

Last Lecture of  the 

Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts

Tazkiya-e-Nafs aur Murshid 


Thursday, 31st January 2013
at 5:30 pm

at Hast-o-Neest Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts
2S, Gulberg II, Lahore (lane after College of Home Economics on Main Boulevard)

Sunday, January 20, 2013


Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts
invites you to Jashn-e-Eid-e-Milad Programme

Thursday, 24th January
Arifana Dars-Doctrinal Sitting 
at Hast-o-Neest (Gulberg)
Dr. Shahzad Qaiser 
(Vice President, Iqbal Academy Pakistan)
4:00 pm

Friday, 25th January
 Darbar Hazrat Baba Farid Ganjeshakar (r.a.), 
Pakpattan, Pakpattan District

- Departure Hast-o-Neest Lahore at 7:00 am - Arrival Chishtiya Ribbat, Pakpattan 10:30 pm
- Introductory Sitting on the Chishtiya Tariqa - Mansoor Maharvi sahib at Chishtiya Ribbat 11:30 pm
- Darbar Hazrat Baba Farid Masud Ganjeshakar (r.a.) 12:30 pm (Zuhr Prayer & Langar)
- Tour of Pakpattan - Rana Kashif Chishti 4:30 pm
- Departure 6:00 pm (after Maghreb Prayer & Langar) OR 
overnight stay at Chishtiya Ribbat with departure after Fajr 
on Saturday, 26th January 2013.

is necessary for the Pakpattan-Chishtiya Ribbat trip 
via email at or
 via cell on 03008493170.

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Saturday, January 19, 2013

Meeting with Syed Ahmad Shah Chishti Mawdud sahib

Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts
invites you to meet

Al Haj Syed Ahmad Shah Chishti Mawdudi Sahib
Sajjada Nashin, 
Darbar Hazrat Khwaja Mawdud Chishti
Chisht, Afghanistan

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Syed Ahmed Chishti Mawdudi Sahib will speak on the Chishtiyya Tariqa

Sunday, 20th January 2013
at 11:00 am

The Chishti order of the Sufis derives its name from Chisht. Chisht is a small town near Herat in Afghanistan. Hazrat Abu Ishaq Shami is the initiator of the Chishtia Order. His Shaykh directed him to settle in Chisht and from that day on he is known as Abu Ishaq Shami Chishti. He died in 940 C.E. in Damascus and lies buried on mount Qasiyun. The next in the silsila of the Chishtiyya is Khwaja Mawdud Chishti. His work includes two books Minhaaj ul Arifeen and Khulaasat ul Shariah. He died around Rajab 527 Hijri and is buried in Chisht.

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Saturday, January 12, 2013

Sunday 13th January: Poetry, Prose & Music

Hast-o-Neest Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts
invites you to its

'Monthly Poetry, Prose & Music Sitting'

Prose: Extracts from the Chapter: 'The Golden Chain' in the book: Fez City of Islam by Titus Burckhardt. 

Poetry: Extracts: Saif-ul-Muluk (Masnavi Safr-ul-Ishq) of Mian Muhammed Bukhsh.

Music: Persian Seh-Tar Recital.

Sunday, 13th January 2013

The Programme begins at 4:00 pm.

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Friday, January 11, 2013

فلسفہ اﻻ ﻟٰﮩﯾﺎت/ فصوص الحکم

Join in on:

Four-Day Study Circles  (اردو) 
resuming this weekend 
(12th-15th January 2013)

(1) Ibn al Arabi's Fusus al Hikam فصوص الحکم
(2) Falsafa Ilahiyat فلسفہ اﻻ ﻟٰﮩﯾﺎت 

Ibn al Arabi's Fusus al Hikam - فصوص الحکم  with Hamid Reza Fazil continues from
Saturday, 12th January to Tuesday, 15th January 2013 -
Saturday: 4:00 to 5:00 pm 
Sunday: 1:30 to 2:30 pm
Monday and Tuesday: 5:00 to 6:00 pm  
(Course contribution: Rs.400 - 800)

Falsafa Ilahiyat -  فلسفہ اﻻ ﻟٰﮩﯾﺎت  with Hamid Reza Fazil
Sunday, 13th January to Tuesday 15th January 2013 -
Sunday, 3:00 to 4:00 pm
Monday and Tuesday: 6:30 to 7:30 pm
(Course contribution: Rs.400 - 800)

Hast-o-Neest Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts
2S, Gulberg II, Lahore
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Friday, January 4, 2013

Lecture on History of Mathematics

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Institute for Traditional Studies & Arts
invites you to a lecture - via Skype

"Islam, History and Mathematical Sciences"
Prof. Nuh Aydin (Turkey/USA)
Sunday, 6th January 2013

 'The first great Muslim mathematician, Al-Khwarizmi, invented the subject of algebra (al-Jabr), which was further developed by others, most notably Umar Khayyam. Al-Khwarizmi’s work, in Latin translation, brought the Arabic numerals along with the mathematics to Europe, through Spain. The word “algorithm” is derived from his name.' (Link)

7:00 pm (sharp) via Skype

The lecture will be projected in the library 
and can also be seen on the live channel:
Hast-o-Neest Live Channel 

Professor Aydin is a mathematician whose primary research area is Algebraic Coding Theory. He has always been interested, personally, in the relationship between science and religion and rational thought and religion. 

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100 Ghazals of Rumi

Announcement: The monthly sitting on '100 Ghazals of Rumi' - Ahmed Javed sahib - at Hast-o-Neest Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts (Gulberg) will be held insha'llah on Sunday 6th JANUARY 2013 at 4:00 pm. Queries: 03008493170

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