RELIGION

Selva Vinayagar Temple: Discourse on ‘Upanishads’ by V. Sutchumapureeswaran, Railway Colony, 7.30 p.m.

Tiruvalluvar Kazhagam: Discourse on ‘Tirumurai’ by T. S. Govindasamy, North Adi Street, Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, 7 p.m.

Tiruvalluvar Mandram: Discourse on ‘Tirumandiram’ by N. S. Sundararaman, Sakthi Velammal Nagar, 5 p.m.

Ramakrishna Mutt: Bhajan, New Natham 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 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.; R. Natarajan conducts spoken Hindi class for students, Amirtha Ramasubramaniam Hall, 4.30 p.m.

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

American College: Christopher Sherwood conducts ‘Secular choral music concert,’ Main Hall, 7 p.m.

Small Industries Product Promotion Organisation: Craft Bazaar, Gandhi Museum, 10 a.m.

GENERAL

Madurai Kamaraj University: R. Cauvery and Thenmozhi present papers, Seminar Hall, School of Religions, Philosophy and Humanist Thought, 2.30 p.m.

Fatima College: Inauguration of Stars Twining Programme with Hong Kah Secondary School, Singapore, Rev. Sr. A. Fatima, Principal, presides, San Jose Hall, 9 a.m.; workshop on ‘Prospective avenues for IT graduates,’ Shasangka Sinha of Dot Com Infoway delivers valedictory address, Rev. Sr. Josephine Nirmala Mary, Vice-Principal, distributes prizes, Jubilee Hall, 4 p.m.

Yadava College: S. Rengasamy of Madurai Institute of Social Sciences speaks on ‘Social development in Africa,’ P. Rengan, Principal, presides, Auditorium, 10.30 a.m.

Thiagarajar College: R. V. Krishnakumar speaks on ‘Astronomy: An introduction to stars and constellations,’ R. Raja Govindasamy, Principal, presides, New Block, 11.30 a.m.

Arul Anandar College: International Women’s Day celebration, Chellathai of All India Democratic Women’s Association, flags off rally, Claret Primary School, 9 a.m.; Suganthi of AIDWA addresses, Diraviam Arangam, Karumathur, 10.30 a.m.

Department of Elementary Education: Felicitation to Dr. Radhakrishnan awardees, A. Tamilarasi, Minister for Adi Dravidar Welfare, and P. Mohan, MP, address; S. S. Jawahar, District Collector, presides, R. C. Middle School, Kathakinaru, 10 a.m.

C. P. R. Environmental Education Centre: Workshop on ‘Biomedical waste management,’ Hotel Royal Court, West Veli Street, 9.30 a.m.

Madurai Kamaraj University Colleges’ Teaching and Non-Teaching Employees’ Association: Felicitation to P. Maruthamuthu, Vice-Chancellor, Madurai Kamaraj University, R. Machakkalai presides, Hotel Supreme, 5 p.m.

Madurai Management Association: V. Ramakrishnan, secretary, speaks on ‘Union Budget 2008,’ Fortune Pandiyan Hotel, 6.30 p.m.

Madura Coats: National Safety Day celebration, K. Niraimathy, Inspector of Factories, addresses, New Jail Road, 6.45 a.m.

Rotary Club of Madurai East: Club assembly, Hotel Prem Nivas, 6.30 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Meeting, St. Mary’s Higher Secondary School, East Veli Street, 7 p.m.