Rama Narasimhan and Kalyani Muralidharan of Mylapore are starting classes under the name, Bhakthi Project,’ which includes sloka classes, devotional music and story telling on bhakthi, including stories of Ramayana and Mahabharatha. Pinnal Kollattam, rangoli and Thirupavai will also be taught. The significance of all our festivals and the importance of our customs and culture, traditional games such as paramapadam, paandi, etc, will also be taught. Periodical quizzes will also be conducted on stories taught. Children will  be given an  opportunity  to perform on stage once in a year. Classes will be conducted on weekends from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. for children aged four to 13. The venue is No.14, Sai Bhavanam, II Link Street, C.I.T.Colony, Mylapore. Call 95001 44940 / 94449 63548 for details.

Sloka recitation

Dheeksha School will conduct classes on bhajans and sloka recitation from Vijayadasami Day. Besides, there will be sessions on storytelling, games, value education, and life skills. Children aged between 15 and 21 are eligible to participate. Dheeksha School is at No. 3, Sri Guru Priya, First Trust Main Road, Mandavelipakkam. For details, contact 94452 11263.

For housewives

New batches of Carnatic vocal and slokas classes will begin on Vijayadasami at Valasarawakkam.

Tamil and basic Hindi are also taught for children. Devotional music is taught for housewives during daytime. For details, contact 65154763 / 7200260017.

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