Asthika Samajam, Saligramam, will celebrate Sri Ramanavami from March 15 to 31 at Sri Raghavendrar Brindavanam, Sri Ramar Street, Devaraja Nagar, Saligramam. Special programmes will take place at 6 p.m. daily during the fest.

Discourse on ‘Srimad Ramayanam' by Madhwachariar will be held from March 15 to 23. Radhotsavam will be on March 24, 9 a.m. followed by Gomathi Sankar's music programme at 6 p.m.

At Sri Ramanjaneya Trust, 98, GST Road, Tambaram Sanatorium, (Ph: 2241 5380), Ramanavami will be celebrated from March 15 to 25. Srimad Ramayanam Moola Parayanam is being rendered by Triplicane R. Srinivasan from March 10.

The discourse will take place at 7 p.m. daily till March 24. Ekadina Laksharchanai will be performed on March 21, from 8-12.30 p.m. and from 4-6.30 p.m. Devotees may pay Rs. 50 towards registration for Laksharchanai.

The deity will be adorned with special alankarams during the fest. Music concerts of eminent musicians will take place on all days.The celebration concludes on March 25 with Anjaneya utsavam.

Karpagam Garden Sat Sangh celebrates Sri Ramanavami from March 14 at Sri Karpaga Vinayakar Temple, Karpagam Gardens, Adyar, Chennai - 600 020.

The celebrations begin with Ganapati homam at 5.30 a.m. Music concerts by eminent musicians will be held daily at 7 p.m.

The fest concludes on March 28 with Sita Kalyana mahotsavam at 9 a.m. For details contact 2491 4221/94440 34221.