RELIGION

Selva Vinayagar Temple: Kodi archana, Railway Colony, 6 p.m.

Arasamaram Pillaiyar Temple: Maha Sivarathri festival; puja, 7 p.m.; nagaswaram and thavil concert by Vaduvur S. N. R. Krishnamoorthy, Vaduvur K. Kathiresan, Thanjavur T. R. Govindarajan and T. B. Radhakrishnan, Kamarajar Road, 7 p.m.

Tiruvalluvar Kazhagam: Discourse on ‘Tiruvarutpayan' by T. S. Govindasamy, North Adi Street, Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, 7 p.m.

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

Ramakrishna Mutt: Aarathi, New Natham Road, 6.30 p.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 Memorial Museum: K. P. Gangadharan conducts yoga, meditation and pranayama classes, 6 a.m., 10.30 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Aanmeega Kalvi Nilayam: 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, Ananth Nagar, Narayanapuram, 6.30 a.m.

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

Madurai Kamban Kazhagam: D. Gnanasundaram speaks on ‘Kambanil Kaalamum Kanakkum,' Sri Meenakshi Nilayam, Agrini, Tirupparankundram Road, Andalpuram, 6.45 p.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 handicrafts, Poompuhar, 12 West Veli Street, 10 a.m.

GENERAL

Thiagarajar College: State-level students' seminar on ‘Modern trends in applied mathematics;' R. Bhaskaran, Head, School of Mathematics, Madurai Kamaraj University, speaks on ‘Introduction to cryptography;' A. Thamaraichelvan, Principal, presides, Diamond Jubilee Hall, 8.30 a.m.

Senthamizh Kalloori: ‘International Mother Language Day;' S.Periyathai and B. Kalidas address; R. Gurusamy, secretary, presides, Tamil Sangam Road, 10 a.m.

Sourashtra College: S. V. S. Shivnath, secretary, inaugurates State-level seminar on ‘Recent trends in information technology;' M. Ravindran of Government Arts College, Melur, addresses; R. L. Ramnath, Principal, presides, Auditorium, 10 a.m.

Nadar Mahajana Sangam S. Vellaichamy Nadar College: International Mother Language Day; M. P. Gurusamy addresses, N. Sivasubramanian, correspondent, presides, Audio Visual Hall, 2.30 p.m.

SLS MAVMM Ayira Vaisyar College: Faculty development programme; S. Ashok and D. Amalajanardhanan address; M. Arunagiri, Principal, presides, Kallampatti, 2.30 p.m.

Nadar Mahajana Sangam Sermathai Vasan College for Women: J. Vijayadurai of NMS S. Vellaichamy Nadar College speaks on ‘Stress management,' Avaniapuram, 1.30 p.m.

K. L. N. College of Information Technology: V. Kondal Raj of Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation inaugurates student development programme on ‘Electrical safety and quality,' J. S. Gnanasekaran, Principal, presides, 9.30 a.m.

Madurai Sivakasi Nadars' Pioneer Meenakshi Women's College: R. Selvaraj inaugurates seminar on ‘Tamil Ilakkiyangalil Virundhombal;' S. Parijatham of V. V. Vanniaperumal College for Women addresses, Poovanthi, 10.30 a.m.

Textiles Committee: Handloom Mark awareness programme, Arumugam Nallamani College of Education, Tiruppalai, 11 a.m.

Madurai Management Association: National Management Day celebration; Rajesh Das, Inspector General of Police, addresses, Hotel Sangam, 9.30 a.m.

Alagarsamy Lakshmi Ammal Social Welfare and Consumer Awareness Centre: Essay competition on afforestation; Shenbagamoorthy, District Forest Officer, addresses; Sundaresan, District Supply Officer, distributes prizes; Ponmudiyar Corporation Girls HSS, Goripalayam, 10 a.m.

Family Planning Association of India: Free medical camp, District Court, 10 a.m.

Sudhanthra: Free legal aid for victims of all forms of violence, 6 Vallabhai Road, Chokkikulam, 3 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Meeting, St. Mary's Higher Secondary School, East Veli Street, 7 p.m.

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