RELIGION

Selva Vinayagar Temple: Ashtami puja, Railway Colony, 7.30 p.m.

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

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

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

Gita Bhavanam: 110th jayanthi celebration of T.R. Padmanabier, devotional music by T.M. Krishnamurthy, 3 East Gate, 6.30 p.m.

CULTURE

Chinmaya Mission: Yogasana and pranayama programme, 7th Cross Street, Doak Nagar, Kochadai, 6.30 a.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 357 Church Road, Anna Nagar, 6.30 a.m. and 5.30 p.m.; Jotirlinga darshan, V.S. Chellam Soap Kalyana Mahal, Kamarajar Road, 7 a.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.

Madura Theosophical Society: Lecture on ‘The essence of Bhagavad Gita’ by R. Krishnamurthy, Brahma Gnana Sabai, West Perumal Maistry Street, 6 p.m.

Tamil Isai Sangam: Tamil music festival; vocal concert by C. Gopakumar, 5 p.m.; ‘Saranagatham Krishna,’ dance drama by Mumbai Soundarya Natya Kalalaya, Raja Muthiah Mandram, 7 p.m.

GENERAL

Madurai Kamaraj University: K. Nandabalan, Police Commissioner, flags off cultural rally, Vadapalanji, 10 a.m.; S. Vijay Kumar, Project Director, Tamil Nadu AIDS Control Society, inaugurates Youth Festival; R. Karpaga Kumaravel, Vice-Chancellor, presides, Mu. Va. Hall, 11 a.m.; Orientation programme for Youth Red Cross volunteers and Programme Officers, Chemistry Auditorium, 10 a.m.

Velammal College of Engineering and Technology: S. Selvalakshmi, Senior Divisional Finance Manager, Southern Railway, inaugurates symposium on ‘Recent electrical developments,’ N. Suresh Kumar, Principal, presides, Meeting Hall, 9 a.m.

Thiagarajar College: Seminar on ‘India and the world economic crisis;’ N. Rajasekaran of Thiagarajar School of Management speaks; R. Raja Govindasamy, Principal, presides, Tholkappiar Arangu, 9 a.m.; Readers’ Club meeting, P. Ushadevi, Librarian, presides, Library, 12.40 p.m.

Saraswathi Narayanan College: N.K. Jeyadevan, Principal (in charge), inaugurates inter-collegiate competitions for mathematics students, Perungudi, 10 a.m.

Yadava College: Film festival, P. Rengan, Principal, presides, Rajendran Auditorium, 10 a.m.

Mannar Thirumalai Naicker College: S. David Amirtharajan, Dean, Madurai Kamaraj University, inaugurates seminar on ‘Fundamentals of algorithms,’ R. Sankarappan, Principal, presides, Auditorium, 9 a.m.

Government Polytechnic College for Women: 46th Annual Day, V. Pugalagiri, Managing Director, Vadamalayan Hospitals, addresses, P.N. Thilagavathi, Principal, presides, Tirupparankundram Road, 4 p.m.

Government Girls Higher Secondary School: World Consumer Day celebration; K. Jawahar, Youth Coordinator, Nehru Yuva Kendra; M. Jayalakshmi, District Social Welfare Officer; and M. Diraviapandian address; K. A. Jayalakshmi, Headmistress, presides, Mahaboobpalayam, 2 p.m.

Virudhunagar T.S.M. Manickam Nadar-Janaki Ammal Higher Secondary School: P.K. Inbarajan, president, Kamaraj College of Engineering and Technology, inaugurates Mathematics Laboratory, 3 p.m.

M.S. Chellamuthu Trust and Research Foundation: Refresher course for counsellors, Bodhi, 1 Ayathampatti, Alagarkoil, 9.30 a.m.

Vickram Football Club: First annual award function; R. Sadacharam, secretary, Tamil Nadu Football Association, distributes prizes; B.T. Bangera, Managing Director, Hi-Tech Arai, addresses; M.S. Vikram, joint secretary, Vickram College of Engineering, presides, Hotel Sangam, 4.30 p.m.

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