RELIGION

Hayagreeva Vedanta Desikan Sannithi: 740th Sri Desikan tirunakshatra mahotsavam, discourse, 6 p.m.; ‘satrumurai,’ 27 Koodal Alagar Temple Street, 8 p.m.

Subramaniaswamy Temple: Procession of ‘Vel,’ Car Streets, Tirupparankundram, 9 a.m.

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

Sarveswarar Temple: Discourse on ‘Kambaramayanam’ by S.S.M. Sundaram, Anna Nagar, 7 p.m.

Ramanuja Kootam: Discourse on ‘Tiruvaimozhi’ 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.

Ramakrishna Mutt: Discourse on ‘Viveka Chudamani’ by N. Hariharan, 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.

Samarasa Sanmarga Sathiya Sangam: Discourse on ‘Thaniperunkarunai’ by Jagannathan, North Adi Street, Meenakshi temple, 6 p.m.

Visvas Cultural Charitable Trust: Discourse on ‘Ramayanam’ by Sivananda Vijayalakshmi, 78 Tirupparankundram Road, Andalpuram, 6.30 p.m.

Baghavathy Baghavan Prarthanai Mandapam: Anugraha puja, 39/40 Workshop Road, Simmakkal, 6 p.m.

Jehovah’s Witnesses of India: District convention, Raja Muthiah Mandram, 9.20 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 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.

Gandhi Museum: 138th Gandhi Jayanthi celebration, ‘patti mandram,’ R. Mohan of Madurai Kamaraj University moderates, A. Kanagasabapathi, secretary, Tamil Nadu Sarvodaya Mandal, presides, 6 p.m.

Tamil Nadu Gandhi Smarak Nidhi: Gandhi Jayanthi celebration, public meeting, V. Kandan presides, Avaniapuram, 6.30 p.m.

Tamil Nadu Handicrafts Development Corporation: Exhibition of ‘kolu’ dolls, Poompuhar, West Veli Street, 10 a.m.

Yadharthaa: Film Society Day celebration, Y.S. Rajan, regional secretary, Federation of Film Societies of India, speaks on ‘Cinema: towards the audience of tomorrow,’ 42 Dhalavoi Agraharam, 6.30 p.m.

GENERAL

Madura College: P. Govindarajan, Superintendent of Prisons (in charge), inaugurates sensitisation programme on ‘Human rights’ for central prison staff, M.S. Meenakshisundaram, secretary, presides, Cho Hall, 11 a.m.

K.L.N. College of Engineering: R.V. Jebarajasekar inaugurates Mechanical Engineers’ Association, PG Block, 1.30 p.m.

Madurai Institute of Social Sciences: A. Tamilarasi, Minister for Adi Dravidar Welfare, inaugurates seminar on ‘Realigning HR strategy for business excellence,’ D.V.P. Raja, secretary, presides, HRD Hall, 9.30 a.m.

Sourashtra Higher Secondary School: Centenary celebration, T. Thangam Thennarasu, Minister for School Education, A. Tamilarasi, Minister for Adi Dravidar Welfare, G. Thenmozhi, Mayor, A.G.S. Rambabu, former MP, and M.K. Alagiri address; M.N. Sankaran, president, Sourashtra High School Council, presides, Kamarajar Road, 10 a.m.

Tamil Nadu State Commission for Women: Ramathal, Chairperson, inaugurates workshop on ‘Effective implementation of Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act,’ S.S. Jawahar, Collector, presides, Justice V.R. Krishna Iyer Community Hall, Lake View Road, K.K. Nagar 10 a.m.

CII: Academic conference on ‘Knowledge enrichment,’ G. Viswanathan, Chancellor, Vellore Institute of Technology, and T. Kannan, past Chairman, Southern Region, address, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, 10 a.m.

Help Age India: K. Lakshmikanthan Bharathi, Member, State Planning Commission, releases funds for age care projects, M. Jeyalakshmi, District Social Welfare Officer, presides, Hotel Tamil Nadu, Alagarkoil Road, 10 a.m.

Meenakshi Mission Hospital: National Blood Donors’ Day, P. Mohan, MP, and Thangar Batchan, film director, address, Conference Hall, 10 a.m.

Valluvar Educational Society: Anti-rabies vaccine awareness programme, Kamarajar Street, Jeeva Street, Sevugaperumal Street, Anna Street and Shoemakers’ Colony, 5 p.m.

Rotary Club of Madurai West: T.K.M. Babu speaks on ‘Entrepreneurial skills,’ Fortune Pandiyan Hotel, 5.30 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous:

Meeting, Grace Kennet Hospital,

7 p.m.

Thiagarajar College: Y.D. Leelakrishnan of Indian Oil Corporation speaks on ‘Overview of refineries and chemistry of lubricants,’ Tholkappiar Arangu, 10 a.m.