RELIGION

Immayil Nanmai Tharuvar Temple: Arutperunjothi Agaval parayanam and discourse by Ranganathan, West Masi Street, 6 p.m.

Pattabisheka Ramar Baktha Sabha: Discourse on `Ramayanam' by Tiruchi K. Kalyanaraman, Siddhi Vinayagar Temple, Tirunagar, 6.30 p.m.

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

Tiruvalluvar Mandram: Discourse on `Thevaram' by V. Sethuramalingam, Sakthi Velammal Nagar, 5 p.m.

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

Sarada Samiti: Discourse on `Ramayanam' by K. Ramamoorthy, 1 Madam Lane, Lakshminarayanapuram Agraharam, Simmakkal, 11 a.m.

Gita Bhavanam: Discourse on `Bhagavad Gita' by Srinivas Chaitanya, 3 East Gate, 6.30 p.m.

CULTURE

Madurai West Arivu Trust: Vedatri meditation and yoga, 36 State Bank Officers' Second Colony, Bypass Road, 6 p.m.

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.

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

GENERAL

Madurai Kamaraj University: Colloquium, Lily Jayaseeli Balasingh and Peer Mohammed present papers, Seminar Hall, School of Historical Studies, 10.30 a.m.; seminar on `Human rights approach and poverty alleviation programmes in India,' N. Saraswathy, Head, Department of Rural Development Studies, presides, Seminar Hall, School of Economics, 10.30 a.m.; valedictory session of short-term course on `Gandhi and Vallalar,' S. Jeyaprakasam, Head, Department of Gandhian Studies and Ramalinga Philosophy, presides, 3 Vallabhai Road, Chokkikulam, 4.30 p.m.

Thiagarajar College of Engineering: R. R. Krishna, Deputy General Manager, FL Smidth, inaugurates `Mexellence 07,' technical symposium, V. Abhaikumar, Principal, presides, Auditorium, 9.30 a.m.

Thiagarajar College: Workshop on `Molecular modelling,' 9.30 a.m.; P. Kumarasamy of American College speaks on `Antibody engineering' and A.Wilson Aruni of Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Science University on `Sirna in disease prophylaxis,' M. Arunagiri, Principal, presides, Tholkappiar Hall, 10 a.m.; K. Muthuchelian of MK University speaks on `Bioresources,' Thayumanavar Hall, 10 a.m.

Lady Doak College: George Bernard Shaw's `Arms and the Man,' play, J. X. Miller Auditorium, 10.30 a.m. and 2.15 p.m.

Fatima College: National Science Day, V. Sivakumar, Principal, Madura College, speaks on `C. V. Raman's life and works,' Audio Visual Room, 8.30 a.m.; ; leadership training programme, San Jose Auditorium, 8.15 a.m.

Vivekananda College: Seminar on `Modern trends in chemistry,' Tiruvedakam West, 9.45 a.m.

Yadava College: Satyagraha centenary celebration, N. Radhakrishnan, Chairman, Indian Council of Gandhian Studies, speaks on `Satyagraha in changing world'; S. Jeyaprakasam of MK University on `Meaning os satyagraha'; P. Rengan, Principal (in charge), presides, Auditorium, 10 a.m.

Arul Anandar College: T. Malayarasan, Senior General Manager, GHCL, inaugurates seminar on `Challenges of Indian economy in the post-liberalisation scenario,' Diraviam Auditorium, 9.30 a.m.

Thiagarajar School of Management: Nivedhithya of Vivekananda Kendra speaks on `Bhagavad Gita, a guiding lamp for management,' Pamban Swamy Nagar, Tirupparankundram, 9.30 a.m.

Thiagarajar College: T. Smiles speaks on `R. K. Narayan, the sublime artist,' Tagore Hall, 11.30 a.m.; N. Mammadu delivers musical discourse on `Silappatikaram,' Chidambaranar Hall, 11.30 a.m.

ICFAI National College: S. Harishankar speaks on `Stress management,' Raja Muthiah Mandram, 11 a.m.

Sentamizh Kalloori: Annual convocation, Kokilavani of Alagappa University addresses, R. Gurusamy, secretary, presides, 54 Tamil Sangam Road, 11 a.m.

Madurai Institute of Social Sciences: Interaction with students of University of Heidelberg, P. N. Narayana Raja, Principal, presides, HRD Hall, 10 a.m.

Little Diamonds Matriculation School: Science Expo 2007, Villapuram Main Road, 10 a.m.

Champak Primary School: Exhibition of scientific experiments, Muthupatti, 10 a.m.

Tamil Nadu Science Forum: S. Jayakumar, Assistant Commissioner of Police, inaugurates National Science Day celebration, West-North Masi Street Junction, 5 p.m.

Voluntary Association for People Service: Training programme for farm graduates, M. Muthusamy, former Dean, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, presides, Hotel North Gate, Goripalayam, 10.25 a.m.

Rotary Club of Madurai Central: R. N. Kannan speaks, Hotel Sangam, 6 p.m.

Junior Chamber International: National Science Day, I. Antony Rajan, Rector, Sathangai Academy, and Kalavathi Stephen address, Sri Aurobindo Mira Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Bypass Road, 10 a.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Meeting, 348 Angaleswari Nagar, Melakkal Main Road, Kochadai, 7 p.m.