Metaphysics of Punjabi Sufi Poetry

Sohail Abid   /   June 22, 2014

Hast o Neest Hast-o-Neest Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts will be hosting a 2-day lecture series on Metaphysics of Punjabi Sufi Poetry by Dr. Shahzad Qaiser on June 26-27 in Lahore.

Hast-o-Neest is an initiative of Baytunur Trust for the research, study and promotion of traditional art, and culture. It aims to provide an introduction to and a greater understanding of traditional wisdom including sufi doctrine and method, traditional philosophy, metaphysics and cosmology, and allied arts as calligraphy and architecture.

Dr. Shahzad Qaiser has a doctorate in philosophy and is a recipient of President’s Award for Pride of Performance in Punjabi Literature. He has written several books on metaphysics and poetry including ‘Understanding Diwan-i-Farid’ and ‘Iqbal and Khawaja Ghulam Farid on Experiencing God’.

The lecture series or seminar will be held at the Hast-o-Neest premises 31-G, Gulberg II, Lahore from 5:30 to 8:00 PM. For registration, please send in your name, cell phone number, and email address to 0300 847 1855 or