RELIGION

Selva Vinayagar Temple: `Tiruvilakku puja,' Railway Colony, 7.30 p.m.

Ramanuja Kootam: Discourse on `Thiruvirutham' by R. Rangarajan, Koodal Alagar Temple Street, 6 p.m.

Tiruvalluvar Kazhagam: Discourse on `Tirukkural' by N. Manickam, North Adi Street, Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, 7 p.m.

Tiruvalluvar Mandram: Discourse on `Tirukkural' by K. Arunachalam, Sakthi Velammal Nagar, 5 p.m.

Sringeri Sarada Temple: Saradambal mahabishekam, 8 a.m.; Jagatprasoothika alankaram, Bypass Road, 6 p.m.

Sringeri Sarada Peetam: Aradhana of Chandrasekara Bharati Swamigal, 88, Amman Sannadhi Street, 9 a.m.

Ramakrishna Mutt: Tiruvilakku puja, 5.30 p.m.; bhajan, New Natham Road, 6.30 p.m.

Sivananda Satsangh Bhavan: Discourse on `Lalitha Sahasranamam' by Swaroopananda, 70 Pechiamman Padithurai, 6.30 p.m.

Visvas Cultural Charitable Trust: Discourse on `Kandapuranam' by Ilasai Sundaram, 78 Tirupparankundram Road, Andalpuram, 6.30 p.m.

Austiga Sabai: Vishnu and Lalitha Sahasranama parayanam, 3, Fourth Cross Street, Doak Nagar, 7 p.m.

Maha Pratyankara Devi Amavasai Mahayaga Trust: Maha Amavasai yagam, Narasingam, 10 a.m.

Bagavathy Baghavan Prarthanai Mandapam: Anugraha puja, 39/40 Workshop Road, Simmakkal, 6 p.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 223 Church Road, Anna Nagar, 6.30 a.m. and 5.30 p.m.

Gandhi Memorial Museum: T. Ravichandran conducts yoga, meditation and pranayama classes, 6 a.m., 10.30 a.m. and 5 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.

Maharishi Ved Vigyan Bhavan: T.V. Rajendran conducts transcendental meditation classes, Gandhi Museum, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

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

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting: M. Ganaesa Bhagavathar inaugurates film festival on music and dance, Sathguru Sangeetha Vidyalayam, 10 a.m.

Tamil Nadu Handicrafts Development Corporation: Exhibition of crafts and jewels, Samugapani Mandram, AA Road, Arasaradi, 10 a.m.

Pondicherry Pudumai Handicrafts Artisans Cooperative Society: Handicrafts exhibition, Madurai District Tiny and Small Scale Industries Association Hall, Dr. Ambedkar Road, 10 a.m.

GENERAL

Madurai Kamaraj University: `Asterix 06,' technical symposium, P. Maruthamuthu, Vice-Chancellor, presides, Dr. Mu.Va. Hall, 9 a.m.

MSS Wakf Board College: Seminar on `AIDS awareness and blood donation,' I. Ismail, Principal, presides, K.K. Nagar, 10.30 a.m.

NMS S. Vellaichamy Nadar College: S. Ramamoorthy speaks on `Demand analysis,' B. Com. Hall, 2.30 p.m.; N. Thangaraj of MK University speaks on `Semantics of web,' Main Auditorium, 3.30 p.m.

Arul Anandar College: `Muthamizh Sangamam Vizha,' Diraviam Auditorium, 9 a.m.

Canara Bank: Hindi Day celebration, B.K. Tyagi of Indian Council for Medical Research speaks, S.V. Krishnamoorthy, Deputy General Manager, presides, Hotel MR International, Dhanappa Mudali Street, 3.45 p.m.

Apollo Speciality Hospitals: World Heart Day, Solomon Pappiah speaks, K.K. Nagar, 5.30 p.m.

Tamil Nadu Foodgrains Merchants Association: 61st anniversary celebration, A.V. Velu, Food Minister, and N. Nanmaran, MLA, address, Tamil Nadu Chamber of Commerce and Industry Auditorium, Kamarajar Road, 6 p.m.

Nobel Teresa Trust: I. Ismail, Principal, flags of AIDS awareness rally, MSS Wakf Board College, K.K. Nagar, 11 a.m.

Rotary Club of Madurai East: A.P. Athithan speaks on `Scope of acquittal,' Hotel Prem Nivas, 6.30 p.m.

Rotary Club of Madurai West: Latha Solomon speaks on `Soft words,' Fortune Pandiyan Hotel, 5.30 p.m.

Rotary Club of Madurai West: Free veterinary camp, Musundagiripatti, Melur Road, 8 a.m.

Rotary Club of Madurai North: S. Nagalingam speaks on `Emotional management,' Hotel Sangam, 7.15 p.m.

Rotary Club of Madurai Metro: `Malayala Mathuram,' Fortune Pandiyan Hotel, 7.30 p.m.

Giants Group of Madurai: Giants Week celebration, youth development programme, Majagram, Naham Road, 8.30 a.m.

GRT Regency: `Namma Aathu Saapadu,' food festival, Palanganatham, 7 p.m.

Centre for Promotion of Communal Harmony and Inter-Religious Amity: Inter-religious peace prayer, R. Ramdass, secretary, Gandhian Literary Society, speaks, Gandhi Museum, 6 p.m.

Fatima College: Inauguration of Commerce Association, N. Sadasivam, Deputy General Manager, State Bank of India, speaks on `Core banking,' Jubilee Hall, 11 a.m.

Yadava College: A. Thamarai Selvan of Thiagarajar College speaks on `Spectroscopy,' auditorium, 3 p.m.

MSS Wakf Board College: Seminar on `Trends in software industry,' I. Ismail, Principal, presides, K.K. Nagar, 2 p.m.

NMS S. Vellaichamy Nadar College: D. Chandra Kumar of Saraswathi Narayanan College speaks on `Mathematical circles,' Seminar Hall, 3.30 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Meeting, Grace Kennet Hospital, Ellis Nagar, 7 p.m.