Sun 10 Sept: Poetry of a Saint of Lahore of the Mughal Era: حضرت شاہ ابو المعالی قادری کرمانی ؒ Hazrat Shah Abul Muali Kirmani (1552 – 1615) with Allama Dr. Shehzad Mujaddidi

Hast o Neest Open Sitting on the life and poetry of a saint of Lahore عھد مغلیہ کے معروف اور جلیل القدر بزرگ Hazrat Shah Abul Muali Kirmani (1552 – 1615) (a disciple of Hazrat Daud Bandagi Kirmani r.a., Okara, d.1575) with Dr. Allama Shehzad Mujaddidi حضرت شاہ ابو المعالی قادری کرمانی ؒ کا مختصر تعارف… Read More Sun 10 Sept: Poetry of a Saint of Lahore of the Mughal Era: حضرت شاہ ابو المعالی قادری کرمانی ؒ Hazrat Shah Abul Muali Kirmani (1552 – 1615) with Allama Dr. Shehzad Mujaddidi

Wed 23rd Aug: از کوچہء رندان Open Shairi Nishist میر تقی میر Mir Taqi Mir (Lucknow, d.1810) with Q Jafri

سرہانے میرؔ کے آہستہ بولو, ابھی ٹک روتے روتے سو گیا ہے Hast o Neest Open Invitation to its regular sitting on Urdu poetry از کوچہء رندان on میر تقی میر Mir Taqi Mir (Lucknow, d.1810) with Qasim Jafri on Wednesday, 23rd August 2017 at 5:30 pm at Hastoneest Lahore (3, Iftikhar Ahmed Malik Road, Shariff Colony, Canal Park, Gulberg II- Queries: 0300 8493170)

Wed 16 Aug: ‘I want to live in Pakistan’ 1947 to Date: An American Pakistani’s Spiritual Journey – Dr. Allan Keislar میں پاکستان میں رہنا چاہتا ہوں ـ یہاں کی مٹی روحانی ہے ـ ڈاکٹر ایلن کیسلر

Hast o Neest Open Guest Sitting (In اردو and English) – “1947 to Date: The Spiritual Journey of an American Pakistani” – Dr. Allan Keislar on Wednesday 16th August 2017 at 6:00 pm (to 7:00 pm) at Hastoneest Lahore (3, Iftikhar Ahmed Malik Road, Canal Park, Shariff Colony, Gulberg II, Lahore). Dr. Keislar was born to… Read More Wed 16 Aug: ‘I want to live in Pakistan’ 1947 to Date: An American Pakistani’s Spiritual Journey – Dr. Allan Keislar میں پاکستان میں رہنا چاہتا ہوں ـ یہاں کی مٹی روحانی ہے ـ ڈاکٹر ایلن کیسلر

Begin the Traditional Practice of Tazhib – the Art of Gold, Zahab with Azma Salman at Hastoneest.

Hast o Neest Ibn Muqla Centre of Art opens a door for the practice of working with gold, zahab – the ancient art of tazhib; work over paper; an essential component of adorning the margins of the Qur’an and epic poems (written in the art of calligraphy and illustrated in miniature) in the Islamic traditions… Read More Begin the Traditional Practice of Tazhib – the Art of Gold, Zahab with Azma Salman at Hastoneest.

Thur Aug 10: Open Guest Lecture: Forests of Future Urban Cities – The Miyawaki Way (Japan) with Shubhendu Sharma

Stop Planting Lawns, Plant Forests!  Shubhendu Sharma imagines a future for cities where plucking a fruit from a tree will be easier than buying it from the supermarket. Hast o Neest Open Guest Lecture: Forests of Future Urban Cities – The Miyawaki Way with Shubhendu Sharma on Thursday 10 August 2017 at 7:30 pm at Hastoneest… Read More Thur Aug 10: Open Guest Lecture: Forests of Future Urban Cities – The Miyawaki Way (Japan) with Shubhendu Sharma

Wed Aug 9: Shairi شاعری Nishist: Jaun Elia (1931-2002) with Q Jafri از کوچہء رندان

جو بھی ہو تم پہ معترض اس کو یہی جواب دو آپ بہت شریف ہیں آپ نے کیا نہیں کیا Hast o Neest Open Invitation (walk in) Shairi شاعری Nishist: Jaun Elia (1931-2002) with Q Jafri از کوچہء رندان on Wednesday, 3rd August 2017 at 5:45 pm (to 6:45 pm) at Hastoneest Lahore (3, Iftikhar… Read More Wed Aug 9: Shairi شاعری Nishist: Jaun Elia (1931-2002) with Q Jafri از کوچہء رندان

August 2017: Hastoneest Karachi beckons aspirants of the Arts – Sacred Geometry, Calligraphy, Classical Music – & Languages – Farsi Language, Urdu Literature… Register & Sign up!

Hast o Neest Karachi August – December 2017 Programme. The venue for all sessions remains the Lyceum, 78 Clifton. To Register: Send in ‘Title, Name, Cell Number & Email Address’ on hast.o.neest@gmail.com. For queries, email/call 0321 8207575, 0321 202 7779. Registration is open for aspiring art and language students for the following sessions: 1. Sacred Geometry –… Read More August 2017: Hastoneest Karachi beckons aspirants of the Arts – Sacred Geometry, Calligraphy, Classical Music – & Languages – Farsi Language, Urdu Literature… Register & Sign up!

3rd Aug: Mehfil e Sitar: Farhan Khan (son & student of Ustad Rais Khan), Mewaat Gharana

LMF and Hast o Neest proudly present ‘An Evening of Sitar’ by the prodigiously gifted Farhan Khan of the Mewaat Gharana on 3rd August 2017 at 7:30pm. Tabla accompaniment will be provided by Shabbir Hussain ‘Jhari’. Venue: Hast o Neest, 3  Sharif Colony, Iftikhar Ahmad Malik Road, Lahore. Open entry. All Welcome! Contact 03334034503 for… Read More 3rd Aug: Mehfil e Sitar: Farhan Khan (son & student of Ustad Rais Khan), Mewaat Gharana

Thur 3rd Aug: حکایات عاشقان Hikayaat e Aashiqan Reading (Conversations) Maqalat e Shams Tabriz مقالات شمس تبريز 

Hast o Neest Lahore Open Invitation حکایات عاشقان Hikayaat e Aashiqan Reading of (Conversations) Maqalat e Shams Tabriz مقالات شمس تبريز  on Thursdays at 7:00 pm – beginning Thursday 3rd August 2017  with Fiaz Ahmed Khan & Kausar Ali. شمس تبریزی Shams Tabrizi  (1184-1247) was a Persian mystic and the spiritual master of Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi (Tajikistan 1207 – Turkey 1273) . (Conversations) Maqalat… Read More Thur 3rd Aug: حکایات عاشقان Hikayaat e Aashiqan Reading (Conversations) Maqalat e Shams Tabriz مقالات شمس تبريز 

Who is ready – any age/background – to set aside time & resources for 3 months of Arabic or Farsi Grammar Rules and Language?

Arabic Language Grammar via Tafsir, Poetry, Text. Farsi Language Grammar Rules with Poetry. Interested in setting aside time and resources for a 3 month, biweekly concentrated study of Farsi or Arabic with a qualified, experienced teacher? Email us on hast.o.neest@gmail.com within the week by Tuesday 1st August 2017. EARNEST REQUEST: Send in an email if… Read More Who is ready – any age/background – to set aside time & resources for 3 months of Arabic or Farsi Grammar Rules and Language?