CARVA Trust (ph: 98401 39156) celebrates Sri Purandaradasa Mahotsavam today with a concert by Suguna Vadarachari at 6.15 p.m., at the Ayodhya Aswamedha Maha Mandapam, West Mambalam. Tyagaraja’s Akhanda ganam (for 24 hours non-stop) will be on from February 16, 8 a.m. till about 9.30 a.m. on February 17. This will be followed by Pancharatnam goshti ganam. The same evening, at 6.15 p.m., Embar Kasturi will present a discourse on the life of Tyagaraja. It will be followed by Anjaneya utsavam by Muralidhara Bhavathar and party.