Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Karachi: Sat 24 Jan: Lecture 'Geometric Proportioning in Architecture' - Ar.Taimoor Khan Mumtaz

Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts

invites you to its inaugural lecture

"In Search of the Timeless: 
Geometric Proportioning in Mughal Architecture" 
 Ar. Taimoor Khan Mumtaz

Saturday, 24 January 2015 - 6:00 6:30 pm 
at H.No: 27-A, South Circular Avenue, corner of 5th South Street, Phase II, Karachi

(Directions: Enter 7th South Street from Sunset Boulevard. Make the first right, then the 2nd left. This is 5th south street. Go all the way to the end of the street till you reach a T junction: 27A is the last house on the left.)

Taimoor Khan Mumtaz is a practicing architect specializing in Islamic Architecture. He has presented numerous papers at national and international conferences on Islamic Art, Sacred Geometry,Tradition and Modernity. He teaches architecture at Imperial College of Business Studies, Lahore and conducts workshops on Islamic Architecture at various educational institutions. He is also a founding member and director at Hast-o-Neest Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts, Lahore.

Queries: 0321 2027779  - 0300 847 1855

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Wed 21 Jan: Az Koocha-e-Rindaan: Jigar Muradabadi (1890–1960)

Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts

از کوچہء رندان
Az Koocha-e-Rindaan 
Urdu Poetry sitting 
- with Qasim Jafri Sahib 

سبھی انداز حسن پیارے ہیں

ہم مگر سادگی کے مارے ہیں

جِگر مُرادآبادی
Jigar Muradabadi

Wednesday, 21  January 2014 
5:30 pm

31-G, Gulberg II, Lahore

Queries: 0300 847 1855

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Sunday 18 Jan: First Lecture in a Series: 'Discovering 'I', Knowing 'Me'' - Syed Uzair Abdullah

Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts
invites you to a series of lectures on 'Who am I?' 
in light of the Islamic Wisdom Tradition

First Lecture of the Series:
Discovering 'I', Knowing 'Me'

Syed Uzair Abdullah 

Sunday, 18 January 2015
4:00 pm

@ Hastoneest Gulberg
Queries: 0300 847 1855

With a post-graduate degree from Punjab University, Sahibzada Syed Uzair Abdullah belongs to a family connected to the Qadiriyya Sufi Order, known for its scholarly and mystical traditions. 

Syed Uzair has a special interest in and study of Sufi Metaphysics, Kalam, Quranic Exegesis, the Science of Hadith, Arabic Language & Poetry.

Fri. 16 Jan: Shahrazade Wisdom Tales: Film Title 'The Book Thief'

Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts 
invites you to

Shahrazade Wisdom Tales

Film Title: 


Friday, 16 January 2015
at 6:30 pm
@ Hastoneest Gulberg

2013 Film

Based on the international bestselling book (written by Markus Zusak, German-Australian), The Book Thief tells the story of an extraordinary, spirited young girl sent to live with a foster family in WWII Germany. Intrigued by the only book she brought with her, she begins collecting books as she finds them. With the help of her new parents and a secret guest under the stairs, she learns to read and creates a magical world that inspires them all.

Directed By: Brian Percival, United Kingdom
Running Time: 2 hr. 10 min

Queries: 0300 847 1855

Friday, January 9, 2015

Sat 17 Jan: Story: Thumbelina - with Pyarey Kausar Mian

"The wisdom of Sufism is unbounded. 
Sufi Masters have been using short stories to teach people important life lessons."
 Pyarey Kausar Mian
Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts
invites children & adults to

کہانیوں کے رنگ
The Colorful World of Tales
with Pyarey Kausar Mian



Saturday 17 January 2015

4:00 to 5:00 pm

Queries: 0300 847 1855

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Thurs 8 Jan 2015: Dars - Doctrinal Sitting: Dr. Shahzad Qaiser

Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts
invites you to

Doctrinal Sitting
by Dr. Shahzad Qaiser

Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 
at 5:45 pm

31-G, Gulberg II, Lahore
(Queries: 0300 847 1855)