RELIGION

Mahanarayanopanishat: Discourse by Bannanje Govindacharya, Gokhale Institute of Public Affairs, Bull Temple Road, Narasimharaja Colony, 6.30 p.m.

Srimad Bhagavad Gita – Sanyasa Yoga (Chapter 5): Discourse by Abhaya Chaitanya, Sri Veeranjaneya Swamy Temple, 2{+n}{+d}Block, HMT Layout, Vidyaranyapura, 6.0 p.m.

Sri Ayyappan Temple, 36{+t}{+h}anniversary celebration: Ganapathi Homa 5.30 a.m.; Usha Pooje, 7.30 a.m.; Kalashabhishekam, Deeparadharne and other rituals, Patel Gundappa Block, J.C. Nagar, 11.30 a.m.

CULTURE

Karnataka Rangathandagala Okkoota: Rangabhandara Utsava, celebration of Bayalu Rangotsava – 40, Kalakshetra 50; Nadoja Yenagi Balappa 100; theatre songs by Jogila Siddaraju and troupe, 6 p.m.; Kannada drama, “Madhavi”, by Rangabhoomi Arts Centre, Samsa Open Air Theatre, 7 p.m.

Venkatesha Natya Mandira: “Rasa Sanje ’12-13”; Vocal by Vasanthamadhavi T.S. and party; Flute recital by H.S. Venugopal and Varijashree Venugopal, ADA Rangamandira, J.C. Road, 6 p.m.

Percussive Arts Centre: Veena recital by Geetha Ramanand and Revathi Murthy, Sri Jayarama Seva Mandali, 8{+t}{+h}Block, Jayanagar,

6.30 p.m.

Crafts Council of Karnataka: Exhibition and sale of traditional handcrafted home products and textiles, Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, Kumara Krupa Road, 10.30 a.m.

BTM Cultural Academy: 21{+s}{+t}Aradhana Sapthaha – Music Festival, Nadaswara by Palanivel and party, inauguration of festival by G. Rajanarayan, Managing Director of Radel Electronics Pvt. Ltd., Shree Ramana Maharshi Academy, 3{+r}{+d}Cross, 3{+r}{+d}Phase, JP Nagar, 4.30 p.m.

Karnataka Nataka Academy: Bangalore District Natakotsava, inauguration by film actor Shruti, Karnataka Nataka Academy chairperson Malati Sudhir presides, Kannada drama, “Kalagnani Kanada’, by MES Rangashale artistes, Seva Sadana, 14{+t}{+h}Cross Road, Malleswaram, 2.30 p.m.

GENERAL

National Institute of Advanced Studies: Dr. Raja Ramanna Memorial Lecture, talk by Shivashankar Menon, National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister of India, on “India’s external and internal security”, JRD Tata Memorial Auditorium, NIAS, Indian Institute of Science Campus, 5.30 p.m.

Animal Husbandry Department of the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike: Celebration of the Animal-Human Bond, film screening, Jain University, J.C. Road, Campus, 12.30 p.m.

Central Manufacturing Technology Institute (CMTI): National conference on “Micro and Nano fabrication”, Ajay Shankar, Member Secretary, National Manufacturing Competitive Council, chief guest, Lt. General V.J. Sundaram, the former Director of DRDL and RCI, guest of honour, CMTI, Tumkur Road, 9.15 a.m.

VVN Degree College and Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike: Workshop on “Waste segregation and waste management”, Mayor D. Venkatesh Murthy, chief guest, keynote address by Almitra Patel, Member, Supreme Court Committee for Solid Waste Management, V.V.N. College Auditorium, Vani Vilas Road, Basavanagudi, 10 a.m.

Ganga Prakashana and Karave Nalnudi: Release of books and presentation of prizes to winners in Karave Nalnudi Rajyotsava Story Contest, writer U.R. Ananthamurthy, Deputy Chief Minister R. Ashok releases books, Ananth Kumar, MP, participates, Karnataka Rakshana Vedike president T.A. Narayana Gowda presides, Gandhi Bhavan, Kumara Krupa Road, 10.30 a.m.

Karnataka State Pollution Control Board, Ministry of Environment, Forestry: Launching of “Sound management of medical waste in India”, Regional Coordinator of United National Industrial Development Organisation S.P. Dhua delivers keynote address, Chairman of KSPCB Vaman Acharya presides, KSPCB premises, Church Street, 10.30 a.m.

Rotary Club of Bangalore: Inauguration of “Young investors meet” by Rotarian Arjun Menda, Rotary House of Friendship, Lavelle Road, 10.30 a.m.

Bharat Samskrutika Kala Kendra: Artistes Day, inauguration by Muddu Mohan, Director of KPTCL, Ramanath Rigvedi, film director, and M.S. Gunasheelan, former member of Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy, chief guests, writer Jaraganahalli Shivashankari presides, felicitation to Clarinet player Narasimhalu Vadavati; clarinet recital by Venkatesha Raya Vadavati and Hindustani vocal by Veena Sagar, Ananya, 4{+t}{+h}Main, 13{+t}{+h}Cross, Malleswaram, 6 p.m.

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