RELIGION

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

Panniru Tirumurai Mandram: Tirugnanasambandar Thevaram mutrothal, South Adi Street, Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, 7 a.m.

Tiruvalluvar Kazhagam: Discourse on ‘Tirukkural' by N. Manickam, North Adi Street, Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, 7 p.m.

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

Ramakrishna Mutt: Aarathi, 6.30 p.m.; Trigunaditananda jayanthi celebration, discourse by Gitasarananda, New Natham Road, 7 p.m.

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

Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple: Teppam festival celebrations, deity procession 7 p.m.; Chitrai streets, holy flag hoisting, 10.05 a.m.

CULTURE

Prajapita Brahma Kumaris Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya: Free Rajayoga meditation classes, 36 Meenakshi Nagar, P and T Nagar; 40 Sambandamoorthy Street, 47 B CMR Road and 357 Anna Nagar, 6.30 a.m. and 5.30 p.m.

Gandhi Museum: K. P. Gangadharan conducts yoga, 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.

Siva Vishnu Yoga Vedanta Centre: Free yoga and meditation classes, 2/332 Moogambigai Street, Anand Nagar, Narayanapuram, 6.30 a.m.

Maharishi Ved Vigyan Bhavan: T. V. Rajendran conducts transcendental meditation classes, Gandhi Museum, 11 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Yoga Research Centre: S. Yoganand conducts yoga training, Department of Philosophy, Madura College, 6.30 a.m.

Department of Tourism: Sound and light show, Tirumalai Nayak Palace, 6.45 p.m. (English) and 8 p.m. (Tamil).

Tamil Nadu Handicrafts Development Corporation : Exhibition of paintings, Poompuhar, 12 West Veli Street, 10 a.m.

Madurai Philatelists and Numismatists Association: Exhibition of stamps, Philately Bureau, Head Post Office, 10 a.m.

GENERAL

Madurai Kamaraj University: R. Gorijohn presents paper on ‘Islam – understanding and conflict in present context,' Seminar Hall, Department of Islam and Islamic Tamil Studies, 11 a.m.; Aqua-Terr meeting; Serge Daan of University of Groningen, The Netherlands, delivers Prof. M. K. Chandrashekaran memorial lecture on ‘A brief history of internal time,' C. V. Raman Hall, School of Biological Sciences, 12 noon.

Madura College: S. Ramakrishnan delivers Gandhi memorial lecture on ‘Gandhi's writings,' R. Murali, Principal, presides, Cho Hall, 2.30 p.m.

Lady Doak College: K. M. Ponnathal, Regional Joint Director of Collegiate Education, inaugurates ‘Phyxplosion 12,' 9.30 a.m.

Thiagarajar College: Maths Club meeting; S. Akbar Ali and A. Saravana Kumar speak on ‘Applications of mathematics in various fields,' Diamond Jubilee Hall, 10 a.m.

Madurai Institute of Social Sciences: K. P. Singh, Joint Secretary, University Grants Commission, inaugurates training programme in ‘Social defence issues;' S. Parasuraman, Vice-Chancellor, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, addresses; D. V. P. Raja, founder, presides, Alagarkoil Road, 10 a.m.

Yadava College: Workshop on ‘Tholkappiam,' Rajendran Yadav Auditorium, 10 a.m.

E. M. Gopalakrishna Kone Yadava Women's College: E. M. G. S. Indirani, secretary, inaugurates ‘Sales Day,' Tiruppalai, 10.30 a.m.

Mahatma Montessori Matriculation Higher Secondary School: ‘Vana Maalika,' 29{+t}{+h}annual cultural fiesta, Baba Building, Gopalakrishnan Nagar, 5.30 p.m.

Dolphin Matriculation Higher Secondary School: Sivayogananda of Chinmaya Mission; Rev. Fr. Benedict Barnabas and Syed Khaja Moinudeen address, R. Thirunavukkarasu, Deputy Commissioner of Police, presides, Ponmeni, 10 a.m.

M. S. Chellamuthu Trust and Research Foundation: Training in ‘Advocacy and lobbying with focus on mentally challenged in Tamil Nadu;' Kasi Sekar of National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences addresses, Pallotti Institute of Lay Leadership, Animation and Research, 10 a.m.

Rotary Club of Madurai West: Family get together meeting, cine fame, S. Ve. Sekar speaks, Hotel Sangam, 6.30 p.m.

Mannar Thirumalai Naicker College (self-finance wing): Eighth Readers club meeting, Department of Tamil, Moorthy Naicker – Andal Ammal Hall, 8.45 a.m.; Department of English: Prof. R. Nedumaran speaks on “The pleasures of literature” 12 noon.

Latha Mathavan Group of Institutions: Science Exhibition 2012, Chief Educational Officer Dr. S. Nagaraja Murugan chief guest, Dr. N. Palanisamy chief scientist CECRI Karaikudi addresses, Latha Mathavan Engineering College campus, 10 a.m.

School Education Department, National Service Scheme (Madurai district): Three-day integrated NSS training programme, Collector U. Sagayam inaugurates, Capron Hall Girls Higher Secondary School, 10 a.m.

Tamil Nadu PWD Senior Engineers' Association: R. Venkatasamy speaks on ‘Belief,' PWD Poriyalar Illam, Tallakulam, 6 p.m.

Small Industries Product Promotion Organisation: V. N. Subramanian, Lead District Manager, inaugurates workshop on ‘Artistic pottery,' S. Rajagopal, Managing Director, presides, 54 TB Road, Mahaboobpalayam, 11 a.m.

Rotary Club of Madurai West: S. Ve. Sekhar addresses, Hotel Sangam, 6.30 p.m.

Sri Sastha Ceramics: Inaugural function, S. Rethinavelu, Senior President, Tamil Nadu Chamber of Commerce & Industry and N. Jegatheesan, President, Tamil Nadu Chamber of Commerce & Industry preside, 258, Good Shed Street, 9.00 a.m.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous: Meeting, Maria Montessori Special School, 11 New Natham Road, 7.30 p.m.

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