Saturday, February 6, 2016

Sunday, 14th February: Mysticism in the Jewish Tradition: Dr. Reuven Firestone


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

Weekend Guest Lecture (Open)
"Mysticism in the Jewish Tradition”
Dr. Reuven Firestone

Sunday, 14th February 2016
5:30 pm

Venue: Hast o Neest Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts, 
3, Shariff Colony, Canal Park, Gulberg II, Lahore. Queries: 0321 213 0346

Dr. Reuven Firestone lives & teaches in the United States of America. He founded the Center for Muslim-Jewish Engagement (CMJE), a joint program of Hebrew Union College, the Omar Ibn Al-Khattab Foundation and the Center for Religion and Civic Culture at the University of Southern California.

His academic field is religions and his Ph.D. is in Arabic and Islamic studies. His Research Interests include Qur’an and its exegesis; Religious Phenomenology; Comparative Religion; and Religious Dialogue. 

REGISTRATION of name & cell number (only) of interested participants on hast.o.neest@gmail.com/0321 213 0346 is necessary if you wish to attend this lecture. Only those will be allowed to attend whose names have been duly registered. 


Thursday, February 4, 2016

Fri, 5 FEB: 6:30 pm: Pearls of the Quran

Pearls of the Quran
(Open/Walk in weekly sitting)

Tafsir of Mystics/Urafa (IRFAN); Scholars/Ulema (BURHAN); Philosophers/Falasifah of select verses of the Quran (Mulla Sadra, Ibn Arabi, The Study Quran & more) (URDU) 
- Maulana Hamid Raza Fazil


Fridays, 6:30 pm

Hast o Neest Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts
Queries: 0321 213 0346


Monday, February 1, 2016

Wed 3 Feb: 4:30 pm - Viewing & discussing "The New World Order" with Talha Ali Kushvaha

Wednesdays, an open forum (no charges) of history & discussion
Thinking History Today
with Talha Ali Kushvaha



This week on Wednesday 3 Feb - 4:30 pm - Viewing & discussing the 2009 documentary
"New World Order" in which Alex Jones, a celebrity radio host, and underground cult hero, is the main character of the film. The film chronicles Alex and four other conspiracy theorists, on their ceaseless quests to expose the "massive global conspiracy" that they believe threatens the future of humanity.







Hast o Neest Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts
31 G, Gulberg II, Lahore
Queries: 0321 213 0346

Wed 3 Feb: 5:30 pm: از کوچہء رندان - زہرا نگاہ

Wednesdays, an open sitting of Urdu poetry & prose ...
This week, reading Zehra Nigah

از کوچہء رندان
قاسم جعفری





:شعر و سخن
زہرا نگاہ 


بروز بدھ ، 5:30 بجے بعد مغرب
Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016, 5:30 pm




      Hast-o-Neest Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts
31 G, Gulberg II, Lahore
Queries: 0321 213 0346


Sunday, January 24, 2016

Wed 27 Jan: Urs محبوبِ الٰہی

محبوبِ الٰہی
خواجہ سیّد محمد نظام الدّین اولیاء‎
امیر خسرو دہلوی ‎مرشد
رحمتہ اللہ علیہ

Love is considered to be a spiritual alchemy by means of which the 
baser qualities of a human being are transformed into higher ones. 


Hazrat Syed Nizamuddin Aulia "Mehboob-e-Elahi - the Beloved of Allah" - 
is a descendent of Syed Ja'far Bukhārī son of Imam Ali al-Naqi, and a disciple of the 
Spiritual Master Baba Fariddudin Masud Ganjeshakar 
of the Chishtia silsila, Pakpattan.

 "For a dervish, three things are necessary. 
They all begin with an 'ain' (an Arabic letter), 
i.e., Ishq (love), Aql (intelligence) and Ilm (knowledge). "

Hast-o-Neest Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts
invites you to a Chishtia Sema
on the occasion of the 712th urs celebration of 
خواجہ سیّد محمد نظام الدّین اولیاء‎
in presence of 
Faqir Sufi Ghulam Sabir 
Chishti Sabri
on Wednesday, 27 January 2016.

Programme:
7:00 pm Arrival of guests
7:30 pm Introduction to the life and thought of the Hazrat Mehbub e Ilahi
8:00 pm Excerpt from the book 'Nizami Bansari'
8:30 pm Chishtia Sema (with salaam & dua)
11:00 pm Langar


Queries: 0300 849 3170

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

SAT 23 JAN: "Widening the Circle of Compassion" - Syed Uzair Abdullah Qadri - 6:30 pm

Hast o Neest Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts
invites you to its open weekend lecture

Widening the Circle of Compassion
Syed Uzair Abdullah Qadri

Saturday, 23 January 2016
6:30 pm



Hast-o-Neest Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts
31 G, Gulberg II, Lahore


Queries: hast.o.neest@gmail.com/0321 213 0346

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Introduction to a Spiritual Master & Jurist: Al-Sayyid Muhyidin Abd al Qadir al Jilani r.a. (d.1166, Baghdad, Iraq)


Have you heard the words 'Qadiri' 'Geyarween Sharif' 'Piran e Pir Datageer' 'al-Ghawth al-A'zam' & wondered what it means?

Hast-o-Neest 

Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts
invites everyone to a day commemorating the death anniversary/urs of 


Al-Sayyid Muhyi'din 'Abd al-Qadir al-Jilani r.a.
of Baghdad, Iraq (d.1166 C.E.)

a renowned Persian, Hanbali Sunni 
Jurist & Spiritual Master - 
founder of the Qadriyya Sufi Order


on Monday, 18 January 2016
6:00 - 8:00 pm

Programme:
Introducing Sayyid Muhyiddin Abd al Qadit Jilani: A Born Saint - Syed Uzair Abdullah Qadri
Introducing  'Ar Risala Ghousia' with translation - Fatima Butt 
Manqabat, Salaam & Dua 
Langar

Queries:
31 G, Gulberg II, Lahore
hast.o.neest@gmail.com/0321 213 0346