Religion

Ramayanam: Keeranoor Ramamurthi, Sri Peria Palayathamman Temple, Adyar, 6-30 p.m.

Gita: Radhika Krishna Kumar, Chinmaya Heritage Centre, 13th Avenue, Harrington Rd., Chetpet, 11 a.m.

Viveka Choodamani: P.M. Vijayaraghava Sastrigal, Sri Sankara Gurukulam, C.P. Ramaswamy Iyer St., Abhiramapuram, 7 p.m.

Sivagnanasithiyar: K. Sivakumar, Marundeeswarar Temple, Thiruvanmiyur, 7 p.m.

Somasundara Agama Tamil Culture Research Mandram: Thirumandiram recital, Padamavathy Thirumana Mandapam 29, Dharmaraja Koil St., Saidapet, 4-45 p.m.

Thiruppavai: K.B. Devarajan, Narayaniammal Wedding hall, Mandaveli, 6-45 p.m.; T.G. Narayanaswamy, 36/4 Hayagrivar Apartments, Nathamuni St., Kizhnaduvankarai, Anna Nagar; Kalyanapuram Aaravamudachariar, Narada Gana Sabha, Alwarpet, 7 p.m.

Thirukkural: V.V. Natarajan, Sri Balasubramania Bakhti Jana Sabha, T.T.K. Salai, 6-30 p.m.

Sri Ramana Sankirtanam: Abhiramanada, Sri Ramakrishna Math, Mylapore, 7 p.m.

Buddha’s Vipassana Meditation: K. Chandrasekaran, 117 Nelson Manickam Rd., Aminjikarai, 6-30 p.m.

Life and teachings of Swami Shivanandaji: Gautamanda, Sri Ramakrishna Math, Mylapore, 5-30 p.m.

Culture

Sri Bhairavi Gana Sabha: Annual music festival inauguration, Vidya, Bharathi, 55, Bheemasena Garden Rd., Mylapore, 6 p.m.

The Indian Fine Arts Society: Music conference and festival, Balamandir German Hall, Prakasam St., T. Nagar, 6 p.m.

General

LIC Agents’ Organisation of India: All India conference, Union Minster S.S.Palanimanickam participates, Kalaivanar Arangam, Wallajah Rd., 10 a.m.

Tamil Nadu Shia Muslim Convention: Meeting to felicitate Prince of Arcot Nawab Mohammed Abdul Ali, Governor Surjit Singh Barnala and Editor-in-Chief of The Hindu N. Ram participate, Thousand Lights Mosque, Peters Rd., 4-30 p.m.

The Booksellers’ and Publishers’ Association of South India: Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi presents awards, St. George’s Anglo Indian HSS., Poonamallee High Rd,. 5 p.m.

TN Government: Distribution of saris and dhotis to the poor, Minister Arcot N. Veeraswami participates, Egmore-Nungambakkam Tahsildar Office, 9 a.m.

Guru Shree Shantivijai Jain College for Women: Inauguration of rural exposure camp, Member of Parliament C. Kuppusami participates, Vadaperumbakkam Village, Puzhal Panchayat Union, Thiruvallur District, 9 a.m.

Department of Public health and Preventive Medicine: Inauguration of Leptospirosis Reference Laboratory, Central Malaria Lab Building, DMS Campus, Teynampet,10 a.m.

India National Philatelic Exhibition: Release of special cover on Thanjavur painting, Raja Muthiah and Rani Meyyammai Halls, Egmore, 11 a.m.

All India Louis Braille Association of the Blind: Literacy day of the blind, Raja Annamalai Mandram, Esplanade, 5-30 p.m.

Kanchi Kamakoti CHILDS Trust Hospital: Lecture on Cystic fibrosis, Nageswara Rd., Nungambakkam, 3 p.m.

Consumers Association of India: Seminar on ‘children’s toys - how safe are they?’ Hotel Residency Towers, 5-30 p.m.

Green Peace Lover: Prayer for peace and planting of saplings, Kendriya Vidyalaya, Air Force Station, Avadi, 11 a.m.

Sundaram Finance Mylapore Festival: Creative workshops for children, Nageswara Rao Park, Mylapore, 5 p.m.

Loco Works, Perambur: Presentation of ISO 14001:2004 Environment Management System certificate, Perambur, 3 p.m.

Anna University: State-level mathematics meet, Anna University, 10 a.m.

SRM University: Launch of semester abroad programme, US Consul General in Chennai David T.Hopper participates, Kattankulathur, 2-30 p.m.

Madras Institute of Technology, Anna University: International conference on signal processing, communications and networking, Hotel Grand Palace, Chromepet, 8-30 a.m.

Jaya Engineering College: Lecture on ‘Pathway to textile career,’ Thiruninravur, 10-30 a.m.

Rajalakshmi Engineering College: Guest lecture series, Rajalakshmi Nagar, Thandalam, 8-30 a.m.

Alpha Arts and Science College: International workshop on biotechnology, Porur, 9-30 a.m.

(Jayaa) Sakthi Engineering College: Seminar on global warming, Thiruninravur, 3 p.m.

Jaya College of Arts and Science: Blood donation camp, Thiruninravur, 9 a.m.

Al-Anon: Meeting, Singaram Pillai Boys High School, Villivakam, 7 p.m.