RELIGION

Selva Vinayagar Temple: Discourse on ‘Tirumandiram' by Shanmuga Tirukkumaran, Railway Colony, 7.30 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 Rama. Elakkuvanar, S. S. Colony, 5 p.m.

Ramakrishna Mutt: Bhajan, 6.30 p.m.; Lalitha Sahasranamam parayanam, New Natham Road, 7 p.m.

Sivananda Satsangh Bhavan: Lalitha Sahasranamam parayanam and discourse by S. Narayanan, 70 Pechiamman Padithurai, 6.30 p.m.

Adiparasakthi Kuzhanthaigal Kappagam: Weekly prayer, 3 A Mariamman Teppakulam West, 3 p.m.

Hindu Baktha Jana Sabha: Puja, Uchiya Temple, Tirunagar, 6 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 Museum: T. Ravichandran conducts yogasana, meditation and pranayama classes, 6 a.m., 10.30 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Aanmeega Kalvi Nilayam: Free meditation class, Madurai Arivu Tirukoil, 24 Besant Road, Chokkikulam, 6 a.m.

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

Indian Institute of Yoga: V. Srinivasan conducts yoga therapy and pranayama classes, 5 Subramania Siva Street, Marudupandian Nagar, 6 a.m., 6.30 p.m. and 7.30 p.m.

Tamil Isai Sangam: Tamil isai festival; veena concert by S. Anjali, 5 p.m.; Tamil music by T. K. S. Kalaivanan, Raja Muthiah Mandram, 7 p.m.

GENERAL

Madurai Kamaraj University: Workshop on ‘Benchmarking standards in higher education,' Conference Hall, Centre for Educational Research, 10 a.m.

Thiagarajar College: Inter-collegiate students' seminar on ‘HRD today,' A. Samuel of Apollo Speciality Hospitals addresses, R. Raja Govindasamy, Principal, presides, Tholkappiar Arangu, 8.30 a.m.; M. D. M. Abdul Hameed of HJF for Advancement of Military Medicine, Maryland, speaks on ‘Computational drug design and prediction of properties of potential leads,' Sathanar Hall, 10 a.m.; Vimala Subramanian speaks on ‘Saiva Siddhantha,' Diamond Jubilee Hall, 10.30 a.m.

Arul Anandar College: Intensive course on ‘Recent insights in economics,' V. Dhulasi Birundha, Professor of Environmental Economics, Madurai Kamaraj University, delivers valedictory address, Karumathur, 2 p.m.

Sri Sathguru Sangeetha Vidyalayam: 44 {+t} {+h} Annual Day of college and 51 {+s} {+t} Annual Day of Evening School; C. Periyathai, Regional Joint Director of Collegiate Education, addresses, B. Ganapathi Sarma, president, presides, Lakshmi Sundaram Hall, 5 p.m.

Yadava College: R. Gopal, Principal, K. R. Arts and Science College, inaugurates seminar on ‘Recent trends in life sciences,' P. Rengan, Principal, presides, Rajendran Yadav Auditorium, 10.30 a.m.

E. M. Gopalakrishna Kone Yadava Women's College: 36 {+t} {+h} annual sports meet, P. Balasubramanian, Commissioner of Police, distributes prizes, Tiruppalai, 3.30 p.m.

Government Law College: N. Velu, First Additional District and Sessions Judge, inaugurates ‘Law Fest 2010,' State-level inter-law collegiate cultural competitions, 9 a.m.; S. Sachidanandam, Vice-Chancellor, Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, distributes prizes, Justice V. R. Krishna Iyer Community Hall, Lake View Road, K. K. Nagar, 5.30 p.m.

Nadar Mahajana Sangam S. Vellaichamy Nadar College: Inter-collegiate seminar on ‘Ownership,' S. Asokan, Principal, presides, Audio Visual Hall, 9 a.m.

K. L. N. College of Engineering: K. N. K. Ganesh inaugurates workshop on ‘Recent trends in power quality and measuring techniques,' EEE Seminar Hall, 10 a.m.

K. L. N. College of Information Technology: B. Chidambararajan, Principal, Madurai Institute of Engineering and Technology, inaugurates ‘XPRO 10,' national-level technical project contest; M. Sachithanandam, Principal, presides, 10.30 a.m.; K. V. Ramprasath of K. L. N. College of Engineering distributes prizes, Conference Hall, 4 p.m.; A. N. Parameshwaran, Dean, SRM University, inaugurates ISTE students' chapter; K. Sourirajan, Principal, Theni Kammavar Sangam Polytechnic College, speaks; K. N. K. Ganesh presides, Conference Hall, 12.15 p.m.

Vickram College of Engineering: ‘Intelectium '10,' national-level technical symposium; M. S. Ragunathan, Chief Manager, Chennai Petroleum Corporation, inaugurates, M. Jagannathan, Chief Manager, CPCL, addresses, P. Venkata Krishnan of Thiagarajar College of Engineering presides, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, 9.30 a.m.; T. Venkatasubramanian, Additional Divisional Railway Manager, inaugurates, T. Velrajan of TCE presides, Department of Civil Engineering, 9.30 a.m.; N. Sivaraman, Director, Measurements and Controls India Limited, inaugurates, R. A. Alaguraja of TCE presides, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, 10 a.m.

SLS MAVMM Ayira Vaisyar College: K. Rajkumar, treasurer, declares annual sports meet open, 9 a.m.; K. Sugumaran, Deputy Superintendent of Police, distributes prizes, N. Baskaran presides, Kallampatti, 11 a.m.

Madura College Higher Secondary School: 153 {+r} {+d} annual sports meet; A. Ganesan, Assistant Commissioner of Police, distributes prizes; C. Kannan, Police Inspector, addresses; M. S. Meenakshisundaram, secretary, Madura College Board, presides, Madura College, 2.30 p.m.

Vimal Vidyalaya: 11 {+t} {+h} Annual Day celebration; P. Suriarajan addresses, Vaidooriam Suriarajan distributes prizes, Anna Nagar, 10.30 a.m.

Velammal Matriculation Higher Secondary School: 4 {+t} {+h} Annual Day celebration; R. S. Ramanathan, Judge, Madras High Court, and A. Surianarayanan, Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, address; M. V. Muthuramalingam, Chairman, Velammal Educational Trust, presides, Viraganur, 6 p.m.

Change Management Group of Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board: World Water Day celebration, competitions for students, Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Melur, 10 a.m.

ICICI Bank: P. Balasubramanian, Commissioner of Police, inaugurates ATM, 31 Melur Road, K. K. Nagar, 10.30 a.m.

Madurai District Tiny and Small Scale Industries Association: Seminar on ‘Product purchasing and procurement procedures,' N. Somasundaram presides, MADITSSIA Hall, Dr. Ambedkar Road, 9.30 a.m.; Buyer-Seller Meet, Tamukkam Ground, 11 a.m.

Rotary Club of Madurai West: Presentation of Vocational Excellence Awards, Fortune Pandiyan Hotel, 5.30 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Meeting, Grace Kennet Hospital, 7 p.m.