RELIGION

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

Mahakali Amman Temple: Mahakumbabishekam, Saranthangi, 12 noon.

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

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

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

Swami Tatwananda Ashram: Samananda conducts ‘Tatwabotham' class, Kuttaiah Swamigal Mutt, 164 South Veli Street, 6.45 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 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.

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 Isai Sangam: 37{+t}{+h}annual Tamil Music Festival; vocal concert by Ranganayaki Sachidanandam, 5 p.m.; Bindu Stage's play, Sangamam, Raja Muthiah Mandram, 7 p.m.

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

Tirunavukkarasar Music Research and Education Trust: Thevaram Tamil music conference; P. Jayaraman, Joint Commissioner, Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments, addresses; talk by T. Suresh Sivan, K. M. S. Meenakshisundaram and Madurai K. Thiagarajan, Tiruvalluvar Kazhagam, North Adi Street, Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple,

6 p.m.

GENERAL

Anna University of Technology: International Women's Day celebration; Anu Vaidyanathan, CEO, PatNMarks, distributes prizes, R. Murugesan, Vice-Chancellor, presides, Hotel Sangam, 4 p.m.

Anna University: Women empowerment programme, N. P. Rajan, Deputy General Manager, Indian Bank, delivers valedictory address, R. Murugesan, Vice-Chancellor, presides, K. L. N. College of Engineering, 3.30 p.m.

Madura College: R. Murali, Principal, inaugurates inter-collegiate workshop on ‘Disaster management,' Seminar Hall, 9.30 a.m.

Thiagarajar College: 63{+r}{+d}Pulavar Vizha; K. Sahul Hameed, Head, Department of Tamil, M. S. S. Wakf Board College, speaks, A. Thamaraichelvan, Principal, presides, Main Hall, 9.30 a.m.

Fatima College: Distribution of placement letters to students, San Jose Seminar Hall,

11 a.m.

E. M. Gopalakrishna Kone Yadava Women's College: NET coaching class, E. B. Balaraman of Sourashtra College speaks, Tiruppalai, 3 p.m.

SACS MAVMM Engineering College: R. Xavier, Deputy General Manager, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, inaugurates ‘Xalvadors ‘12,' State-level technical symposium, P. Manjunatha Rao, Director, presides, Kidaripatti, 9.30 a.m.

NMS S. Vellaichamy Nadar College: K. Thangaraj, Superintending Engineer, TANGEDCO, declares 47th annual sports meet open, P. Mahendravel presides, 8.30 a.m.

Sriman Nayakiyar Vidya Mandir Matriculation School: 15{+t}{+h}Annual Day celebration; T. K. Hariharan, Deputy Inspector General of Registration, addresses, 3 Mariamman Teppakulam West, 5.30 p.m.

Raghav Public Matriculation School: Annual Day; Paramasivam, panchayat president, and P. Dharmaraj, president, Madurai Bar Association, address; Valarmathy Paramasivam presides, Y. Othakadai, 6 p.m.

Vikaasa School: Club Day, Auditorium, 12.35 p.m.

Rotary Club of Madurai West: Discussion on ‘Win-Win Paradigm,' Fortune Pandiyan Hotel, 5.30 p.m.

Department of Handlooms: Handloom exhibition, Hotel Tamil Nadu, Alagarkoil Road, 10 a.m.

Cooptex: International Women's Day special sale, Angayarkanni Pattu Maaligai, 36 Vengalakkadai Street, 10 a.m.

Ekta: Course on ‘Gender and development,' Melakkal Road, 10 a.m.

Women Entrepreneurs: Annual conference and International Women's Day celebration; Radikaa Sarathkumar, Managing Director, Radaan Mediaworks, and B. Bala Naga Devi, Deputy Inspector General of Police, address, Tamil Nadu Chamber of Commerce and Industry Auditorium, 178 B Kamarajar Road, 9.30 a.m.

Madurai District Tiny and Small Scale Industries Association: Ayush 2012, exposition on traditional medicines, 10 a.m.; Harmandar Singh, Commissioner, Industries and Commerce, delivers valedictory address, V. Arumugam, Regional General Manager, National Small Industries Corporation, addresses, 4 p.m.; healthy hair competition, 5 p.m.; seminar on Siddha medicine, 3 p.m.; Ayurveda, 4 p.m. and Homoeopathy, Dr. Ambedkar Road, 5 p.m.

Indian Red Cross Society: International Women's Day celebration; painting competition, R. Muthulakshmi, Director, MK University Evening College, distributes prizes, Alagarkoil Road, 10.30 a.m.; elocution competition, S. Gopalakrishnan, Principal, distributes prizes, TVS Community College, Goods Shed Street, 4 p.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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