RELIGION

Selva Vinayagar Temple: Discourse on ‘Periapuranam’ by K. Shanmugam, Railway Colony, 7.30 p.m.

Tiruvalluvar Kazhagam: Discourse on ‘Tiruvarutpa’ by M. Vijayaraman, North Adi Street, Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, 7 p.m.

Tiruvalluvar Mandram: Discourse on ‘Villi Bharatham’ by K. Manickam, Sakthi Velammal Nagar, 5 p.m.

Austhiga Sabai: Discourse on ‘Srivilliputtur’ by M. V. Ananthapadmanabachariar, Setupati Higher Secondary School, North Veli Street, 7 p.m.

Ramakrishna Mutt: Ayudha puja, 7.30 a.m.; bhajan, New Natham Road, 7 p.m.

International Society for Krishna Consciousness: Damodara festival, 12/37 Maninagaram Main Road, 6.30 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 357 Church Road, Anna Nagar, 6.30 a.m. and 5.30 p.m.

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

International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre: Yogasana classes 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.

GENERAL

Fatima College: Rev. Sr. A. Fatima, Principal, inaugurates inter-collegiate meet on physics, 9.30 a.m.; R. Vijayalakshmi delivers valedictory address, Jubilee Hall, 3.15 p.m.; Department of Management Studies, programme on ‘Quality circles as an effective intervention technique,’ Seminar Hall 11 a.m.

Nadar Mahajana Sangam S. Vellaichamy Nadar College: Orientation programme for Civil Services examinations; Anshul Misra, Additional Collector, and P. Chelladurai, Director, Youth Welfare, Madurai Kamaraj University, address; T. K. Shanmugam presides, Audio Visual Hall, 10 a.m.

Madurai Institute of Social Sciences: G. M. K. Guru of National Institute of Personnel Management speaks, Conference Hall, 6 p.m.

K. L. N. College of Engineering: P. K. Sundaresan, president, TVS Srichakra, inaugurates ‘Milan 2K8,’ management meet, K. N. K. Ganesh presides, PG Conference Hall, 10.30 a.m.

Department of School Education: Teacher’s Day celebration; A. Tamilarasi, Minister for Adi Dravidar Welfare, honours teachers; G. Thenmozhi, Mayor, P. Mohan, MP, and K. S. K. Rajendran, MLA, address; S. S. Jawahar, District Collector, presides, Nirmala Girls Higher Secondary School, Kamarajar Road, 10 a.m.

Department of Handlooms and Textiles: Handloom exhibition, New College House, Town Hall Road, 10 a.m.

Indian Agriculture Development Foundation: R. Srinivasan, Assistant General Manager, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, inaugurates watershed activities, Sekkipatti, 10 a.m.Sivakasi Nadar Uravinmurai Home for the Aged: Deepavali mela, N. A. Thyagarajan presides, 108, Tirupparankundram, 7 p.m.

Tamil Nadu Foodgrains Merchants’ Association: Executive committee meeting, Visalakshi Subramanian of Fatima College speaks, Hotel GRT Regency, Palanganatham, 6.30 p.m.

Madurai District Rice Mill Owners’ Association: Seminar on ‘boiler technologies,’ 217 Anna Nagar, 5 p.m.

Meenakshi Mission Hospital: National Blood Donation Day, C. Gopinath honours blood donor institutions, Conference Hall, 2 p.m.

Valluvar Educational Society: Solid waste management awareness programme, Karuppiah Thoppu, Sonaiyar Temple Thoppu, Mela Ponnagaram and Maravan Street, 5 p.m.

World of Stars: Induction of new members, T. Murrugesan presides, Hotel Metropole, Melur Road, 6.15 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Meeting, Dr. Dheep Clinic, K. Pudur, 7.30 p.m.