Despair to light, inhibition to excellence and bondage to freedom: Discourse by Sudheendra Chaitanya, MEWS Ladies Club, 37, 17th Cross, 5th and 6th Main Road, Malleswaram, 6.45 p.m.
Gita Jnana Yagna – Bhagavadgita Chapter 6: Discourse by Abhaya Chaitanya, Sri Veeranjaneyaswamy Temple Trust, Yelahanka Satellite Town, near bus-stand, 6.30 p.m.
Maandukya Upanishat: Discourse by K.G. Subraya Sharma, Geetha Nilaya, 2nd Block, T.R. Nagar,
Ullpaya Vaibhavam: Discourse by U.V. Parasara Badrinarayana Bhattar Swamy, Srirangam, Sri Venugopala Krishna Swamy temple, 11th Cross, Malleswaram, 6.30 p.m.
Nadasurabhi Cultural Association: Vocal by P. Unnikrishnan and party, St. John’s Medical College campus, 100 ft Road, Koramangala, 6 p.m.
Directorate of Kannada and Culture: Bharatanatya performance by Shalini Paramesh and Malini Paramesh, Nayana Rangamandira, Kannada Bhavana, 6.30 p.m.
Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat: Exhibition of bronze sculptures by Nilima, inauguration by S.G. Vasudev, artist, Art Complex, Kumara Krupa Road, 5.30 p.m.
Gujarat Handloom Handicrafts Emporium: Handicraft exhibition, Five “O” Gallery, 50, M.C. Road, near bus-stand, Vijayanagar, 10 a.m.
Ministry of Defence: President Pratibha Patil awards colours to Air Force Technical College and the President’s Standard to the 59th Squadron for their dedicated service to the nation, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa participates, ATFC premises, Jalahalli, 9 a.m.
Department of English, Seshadripuram College and Sahitya Akademi: Symposium on “New frontiers of literary research,” Seminar Hall, Jnana Jyothi Auditorium, Central College, 10 a.m.
Organisers: Talk on “Freedom for Nepalese sexual minorities: lessons for India” by member of Nepal Parliament Sunil Panth, Town Hall, J.C. Road, 5 p.m.
Bangalore Management Association: Two-day skills development workshop, Taj West End, Racecourse Road, 9.30 a.m.
Bangalore International Centre: Talk on “How successful leaders win through integrative thinking,” by Roger Martin, Dean and Professor of Integrative Thinking, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, centre premises, TERI Complex, 4th Main, 2nd Cross, Domlur II Stage, 6.15 p.m.
Praja Vedike: “Shatasahasra Namana” to Sri Shivakumara Swamy of Siddaganga Math, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa presides, Vishvesha Tirtha swamiji of Pejawar Math and Shivarudra Mahaswami of Belimath participate, Chowdiah Memorial Hall, 5.30 p.m.