This Afsaana 'Jee Aya Saheb' is written by a critically acclaimed writer of the Urdu Language, Saadat Hassan Manto. Manto’s own life mirrored the characters he portrayed in his famous short stories, sketches, and his powerful non-fiction. This Afsana valiantly attempts to raise the impenetrable curtain from a critical societal dilemma. It adequately describes the social evil of the class system of the so-called Elites, who torment and suppress underprivileged servants steering them towards imminent mental disorders.
Bushra Rehman is considered one of the important short story writers of Urdu Literature. Her stories are full of the challenges experienced by the individuals in his/her life. Ms. Sundas Fayyaz will discuss her renowned short story CHUP which is a very insightful representation of a woman who faces the challenges in her married life and acknowledges the depth of silence which she attained after a meaningful struggle.
It is clear that silence has power. Like any extraordinary power, it can be used to hurt or to heal, and perhaps this is why people respond so variably to it. For some people, silence means loneliness, isolation, or awkwardness. This can be exercised to indicate emotional withdrawal, disapproval, or even punishment. We eagerly discuss the power of silence with Mr. Javaid Amirali. He carefully explores multiple features like physical, mental, and emotional benefits associated with silence. The speaker adequately provides multiple tools by relating those with scientific benefits and personal experiences.
Pakistan Ismaili Musical Ensemble (PiMe) is a group of over 15 talented and versatile Ismaili musicians from Pakistan. The group has performed locally and globally to represent southeastern culture through uplifting music.
Transforming Lives is a film about Immit and Yarkhun Lasht, two remotest valleys in the mountainous regions of Pakistan. The film reveals the challenges inhabitants of these communities face and the efforts of Imamat Institutions that strive to improve the Quality of Life through the Socio-Economic Development Programme (SEDP). SEDP is an initiative of the Ismaili Council for Pakistan that aims to uplift marginalised communities by addressing issues around food and nutrition, health, education, youth development, income, and habitat.
In this session, Alwaez Kamaluddin talks about how Religion can be a source of strength and inspiration during the time of crisis and how it can give hope to mankind about their future.
Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi is a central figure in Urdu literature in Pakistan. He is not only an eminent Urdu poet but a journalist, literary critic, and dramatist as well. Qasmi is also the author of many short stories that got enormous fame not only in Pakistan but also in other countries. Today, our renowned Speaker Mr. Aziz Kabani will share his insights on one of the best short stories of Qasmi called “Mashwara" (Suggestion).
Renowned speaker Alwaez Kamaluddin Ali Muhammad discusses the need to grasp and cope with grief and loss as they are part and parcel of everyone’s life. There are diverse practices to celebrate happiness, but there is a distinct way to express grief and loss. The speaker defines the notion and provides various tools and ways to cope with grieving situations in our lives.
Everyone sees the unseen in proportion to the clarity of his heart, and that depends upon how much he has polished it. Whoever has polished it more sees more - more unseen forms become manifest to him.” ~ Rumi This quote refers to a mystical Islamic belief and practice in which Muslims seek to find the truth of divine love and knowledge through the direct personal experience of God. To know more about it, watch Sufism and Mysticism.
Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder caused when the body doesn’t make enough of a protein called hemoglobin, an important part of red blood cells. With improved technology and medical advances, people with thalassemia are capable to live longer and healthier. Be part of the discussion that carefully explores ways to live healthier and longer with Thalassemia.
There are different learning styles and various types of learners, like an auditory learner, visual learner, kinesthetic learner, etc. As academicians, we dearly need to learn how to properly accommodate strategies in planning the lessons to entertain all these diverse kinds of gifted learners. This session intends to develop some essential skills in teachers regarding lesson planning to constructively and proactively engage different sorts of learners.
Urdu afsana of Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi is considered next to Munshi Prem Chand in its portrayal of rural culture. He has depicted the local life of many characters in rural areas and has presented nostalgic emotions of many people. Sifarish presents many heart-punching messages through an innocent character named Feeka. Fair warning, if you're not careful, you'll find a reflection in Feeka that may begin to look familiar.
In conversation with a renowned scholar, Kamaluddin Ali Muhammad, as he unpacks the mystery behind effective parenting. The goal is to use techniques that naturally encourage your child's sense of responsibility, nurture self-esteem, and deepens your relationship with your child. All in a manner that the child is well-prepared to realize his or her full potential as a human being.
In conversation with a renowned scholar, Kamaluddin Ali Muhammad, as he unpacks the mystery behind effective parenting. The goal is to use techniques that naturally encourage your child's sense of responsibility, nurture self-esteem, and deepens your relationship with your child. All in a manner that the child is well-prepared to realize his or her full potential as a human being.
In conversation with a renowned scholar, Kamaluddin Ali Muhammad, as he unpacks the mystery behind effective parenting. The goal is to use techniques that naturally encourage your child's sense of responsibility, nurture self-esteem, and deepens your relationship with your child. All in a manner that the child is well-prepared to realize his or her full potential as a human being.
In conversation with a renowned scholar, Kamaluddin Ali Muhammad, as he unpacks the mystery behind effective parenting. The goal is to use techniques that naturally encourage your child's sense of responsibility, nurture self-esteem, and deepens your relationship with your child. All in a manner that the child is well-prepared to realize his or her full potential as a human being.
In conversation with a renowned scholar, Kamaluddin Ali Muhammad, as he unpacks the mystery behind effective parenting. The goal is to use techniques that naturally encourage your child's sense of responsibility, nurture self-esteem, and deepens your relationship with your child. All in a manner that the child is well-prepared to realize his or her full potential as a human being.
In today's journey of Muslim Intellectuals, we introduce Al Muayyad fid din al-Shirazi and Nizari Kohistani. Let's understand the reason they're recognized as among the great Muslim intellectuals and get inspired.
Most of us must have heard the names of Ibn e Sina and Ibn e Rushd. But do you know who they really were and what they actually did? Why are they still remembered and valued today among the greatest intellectuals of this world? This episode throws light on all of these questions and many more.
Yaum‐e-Ali, Day of Ali, commemorates the birthday of Hazrat Ali, the cousin and son-in-law of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), and who is the first Imam, in accordance with the Shia tradition of Islam. We celebrate this day with a talk with our scholars, discussing the life of Hazrat Ali.

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