RELIGION

Selva Vinayagar Temple: Discourse on ‘Ramayanam' by Shanmuga Tirukkumaran, Railway Colony, 7.30 p.m.

Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple: Teppam festival; procession of deities, Tirukkalyana Mandapam, 9 a.m.; Masi Street, 7 p.m.

Tiruvappudayar Temple: Discourse on ‘Periapuranam' by T. Gurusamy Desigar, Sellur, 6 p.m.

Ayyappaswamy Temple: Tiruvilakku puja, Pandian Nagar, Bypass Road, 6 p.m.

Tiruvalluvar Mandram: Discourse on ‘Tirukkural' by Rama. Elakkuvanar, S. S. Colony, 5 p.m.

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

Akila Bharatha Sadhu Sangam: Discourse on ‘Baktha Vijayam' by R. Hariji, Sringeri Sankara Mutt, Bypass Road, 6.30 p.m.

Gita Bhavanam: Bhagavad Gita yagnam, V. M. Nandalal presides, 3 East Gate, 7 a.m.

Satsangam: Bhajan and puja, 5.30 a.m.; Vishnu Sahasranamam parayanam, S. S. Colony, 6.30 p.m.

Shirdi Sai Baba Temple: Dhanur month puja, Tirupparankundram Road, Andalpuram, 7 a.m.

Sivananda Satsangh Bhavan: Tiruppavai-Tiruvempavai parayanam and discourse by T. K. Seshan, Swaroopananda presides, 70 Pechiamman Padithurai, 5.30 a.m.

Tirunagar Tirumurai Mandram: Tiruppavai-Tiruvempavai parayanam, Siddhi Vinayagar Temple, Tirunagar, 5.30 a.m.

Tiruppavai-Tiruvempavai Isai Palli: Tiruppavai-Tiruvempavai parayanam, South Adi Street, Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, 6 p.m.

Swami Tatwananda Ashram: Samananda conducts ‘Tatwa Botham' class, Kuttaiahswamy Mutt, 164 South Veli Street, 6.45 p.m.

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

Amma Bhagavan Oneness Centre: Group meditation, EB Colony Road, Iyer Bungalow, 6 p.m.

Bagavathy-Baghavan Prarthanai Mandapam: Anugraha puja, 39/40 Workshop Road, Simmakkal, 6 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 Memorial 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.

Madurai Kamaraj University: Inter-religious prayer for world peace, M. Karunakaran of Government Arts College, Melur, delivers message, Madurai Institute of Peace Science, 24 Old Agraharam, Chinna Chokkikulam, 6 p.m.

Department of Tourism: Sound and light show, Tirumalai Nayak Palace, 6.45 p.m. (English) and 8 p.m. (Tamil); seasonal tourist cultural festival, ‘oyilattam,' 5.30 p.m.

Amuthasurabhi Kalai Mandram: Pongal celebration, G. Thenmozhi, Mayor, addresses, V. Balakrishnan presides, Tamukkam Ground, 10 a.m.

Madurai District Philatelists and Numismatists Association: Exhibition of ‘Entomo philately,' Head Post Office, North Veli Street, 10 a.m.

GENERAL

Anna University of Technology: Faculty development programme in ‘Entrepreneurship,' Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, 54 Visuvasapuri First Street, Gnanaolivupuram, 10 a.m.

Thiagarajar College: Pongal celebration, A. Thamaraiselvan, Principal (in charge), presides, 10.30 a.m.

Anusha Vidyalaya: V. Vishvaa Narayan declares annual sports meet open, 8 a.m.; Hema Vishvaa Narayan distributes prizes, Anna Park, Tirunagar, 10 a.m.

Madurai District Tiny and Small Scale Industries Association (MADITSSIA): V. A. Appavoo Samran, Deputy Chief Inspector of Factories, inaugurates awareness programme on ‘Boiler safety and regulations,' N. Somasundaram presides, Dr. Ambedkar Road, 4 p.m.

Vidiyal: Pongal sports meet, 9 a.m.; A. K. Ramamoorthy distributes prizes, St. Mary's Higher Secondary School, Chinthamani Road, 6 p.m.

Madurai Seed: Swimming camp, Corporation Swimming Pool, 10 a.m.

Sneham Trust: Pongal celebration, 22 Azad Street, Gandhi Nagar, 3 p.m.

Department of Handlooms: Handloom exhibition, Raja Muthiah Mandram, 10 a.m.

Small Industries Product Promotion Organisation (SIPPO): ‘Pongal Utsav,' consumer exhibition, Gandhi Memorial Museum, 10 a.m.

Avraam Ami Trust: Birth anniversary celebration of L. K. Thulasiram, B. Devendiraboopathy, Deputy Commissioner of Commercial Taxes, addresses, A. K. Ramamoorthy presides, Sourashtra Higher Secondary School, Kamarajar Salai, 10 a.m.

Sudhanthra: Free legal aid and psychological counselling for victims of violence, 6 Vallabhai Road, Chokkikulam, 3 p.m.

Rotary Club of Madurai North: Leena Lalan speaks on ‘Neuro therapy,' Hotel Sangam, 7.20 p.m.

Hotel Supreme: Dosa festival, West Perumal Maistry Street, 4 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Meeting, Grace Kennet Hospital, 7.30 p.m.

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