RELIGION

Selva Vinayagar Temple: Discourse on ‘Navagraham’ by D. Balasubramanian, Railway Colony, 7.30 p.m.

Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple: Adi Mulaikottu utsavam, nagaswaram by Tirupparankundram K. Ammayappan and K. A. Velmurugan, 5 p.m.

Tiruvalluvar Kazhagam: Discourse on ‘Thayumanavar’ by K. Sundarakannan, North Adi Street, Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, 7 p.m.

Tiruvalluvar Mandram: Discourse on ‘Sivagnana Mabadiam’ by N. S. Sundararaman, Sakthi Velammal Nagar, 5 p.m.

Ramakrishna Mutt: Bhajan, New Natham Road, 6.30 p.m.

Samarasa Suththa Sanmarga Sathiya Sangam: Arutperunjothi Agaval parayanam and discourse by D. Shengayiram Pillai, Sarveswarar Temple, Anna Nagar, 6 p.m.

Sivananda Satsangh Bhavan: Discourse on ‘Ramayanam’ by Swaroopananda and T. K. Seshan, 70 Pechiamman Padithurai, 6.30 p.m.

Sath Sangam: Gayatri yagnam, Gayatri homam, S. S. Colony, 8.30 a.m.

CULTURE

Prajapita Brahma Kumaris Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya: Free Rajayoga meditation classes, 36 Meenakshi Nagar, P and T Nagar; 40 Sambandamoorthy Street, 211/95 East Veli Street and 357 Anna Nagar, 6.30 a.m. and 5.30 p.m.

Gandhi Memorial Museum: Yoga, meditation and pranayama classes, 6 a.m., 10.30 a.m. and 5 p.m.; R. Natarajan conducts spoken Hindi class, 4.30 p.m.

International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre: Yoga for beginners, 6 a.m. and 6.30 p.m.; for women, 10.30 a.m. and 3.30 p.m.; for senior citizens, 23 Dr. Sathar Road, Anna Nagar, 5.30 p.m.

Madura College: Department of Philosophy, V. Saravanan conducts yoga therapy classes, 6.30 a.m.

Ragapriya: Violin duet by Lalgudi G. J. R. Krishnan and Vijayalakshmi, Fortune Pandiyan Hotel, 6 p.m.

Tamil Nadu Handicrafts Development Corporation: Exhibition of handicrafts, Poompuhar, 12 West Veli Street, 10 a.m.

Mahalakshmi Amman Temple: 612 Tiruvilakku puja, Apollo Speciality Hospitals, Lake View Road, K. K. Nagar, 6 p.m.

GENERAL

Madurai Kamaraj University: Special summer course in social sciences; Dev Swarup, Joint Secretary, University Grants Commission, delivers valedictory address; P. Jegadeesan, Member, State Planning Commission, speaks; R. Karpaga Kumaravel, Vice-Chancellor, presides, Faculty Guest House, 2 p.m.

Fatima College: International Peace Day, S. Jeyapragasam of International Gandhian Institute for Non-Violence addresses, A. Jospin Nirmala Mary, Principal (in-charge), presides, Jubilee Hall, 2 p.m.

K. L. N. College of Information Technology: K. Balasubramanian, Chief Engineer, Tamil Nadu Electricity Board, inaugurates EEE Association, Conference Hall, 10.15 a.m.

Nadar Mahajana Sangam Sermathai Vasan College for Women: I. Kulandaisamy of Arul Anandar College inaugurates ‘Phyonics 2008,’ inter-collegiate meet, S. Gousalya, Principal, presides, Avaniapuram, 10.30 a.m.

Mangayarkarasi College of Arts and Science for Women: Programme on ‘Dental care,’ Paravai, 10 a.m.

Kendriya Vidyalaya: 42nd annual sports day, Sanjeev Kumar, Inspector General of Police, South Zone, addresses, Kuntal Kumar distributes prizes, P. T. Rajan Road, Narimedu, 2 p.m.

Madurai Aruppukottai Nadar Uravinmurai Girls Higher Secondary School: Yatheeswari Gadadarapriya Amba of Sarada Samiti addresses, Keeraithurai, 4.30 p.m.

Confederation of Indian Industry: M. F. Farooqui, Principal Secretary, Department of Industries, inaugurates programme on ‘Empowering southern districts;’ S. S. Jawahar, District Collector; Manikam Ramaswami, Chairman, CII, Tamil Nadu; T. Kannan, past chairman, CII, Southern Region, and P. R. Ramasubrahmaniya Rajah, Chairman, Madras Cements, address; Taj Garden Retreat, 10.30 a.m.

Indian Association of Paediatrics: 33rd annual conference of State chapter; pre-conference workshops; Indian Medical Association Hall, 1 Panagal Road, 9 a.m.; Meenakshi Mission Hospital, 9 a.m.; Aravind Eye Hospital, 9 a.m.; workshop for nurses; Government Rajaji Hospital Auditorium, 9 a.m.

Madurai Corporation: G. Thenmozhi, Mayor, inaugurates Japanese Encephalitis vaccination programme, S. S. Jawahar, District Collector, presides, Corporation EVR Girls Higher Secondary School, 10 a.m.

Bharati Desiya Peravai: Distribution of notebooks for students, K. John Moses presides, Corporation Sethupandithurai Higher Secondary School, 10 a.m.

Society for Community Organisation Trust: M. Karpaga Vinayagam, former Chief Justice of Jharkhand, inaugurates training course in ‘Human rights’ for college students, P. Dharmaraj, president, Madurai Bar Association, presides, Justice V. R. Krishna Iyer Community Hall, Lake View Road, K. K. Nagar, 4 p.m.

Valluvar Educational Society: Anti-rabies awareness programme, Meenakshipuram, Tagore Nagar, Keezha Kailasapuram, Kulamangalam Main Road, Ayyanar Temple Street and Mela Kailasapuram, 5 p.m.

Beauty Service Organisation: Awareness programme on Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission, Kamarajapuram, 5 p.m.

Rotary Club of Madurai Mid Town: M. Arunagiri speaks on ‘Angatham,’ Fortune Pandiyan Hotel, 6 p.m.

Devadoss Multispeciality Hospital: World Breastfeeding Week seminar, Surveyor Colony, 11 a.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Meeting, Seventh Day Adventist Higher Secondary School, Kochadai, 7 p.m.