RELIGION

Subramaniaswamy Temple: Kanda Sashti festival; yagasala puja, 8.30 a.m.; procession of deity, 7 p.m.; discourse on ‘Adiyarum Andavanum’ by SP. Sivasubramanian, 6 p.m.; ‘aanmeega sollarangam,’ Guhaseelarooban moderates, Tirupparankundram, 8.15 p.m.

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

Kasi Mutt: Discourse on ‘Kandapuranam’ by Yazh S. Chandra, Dharmapuram Adheenam Mutt, 397 North Masi Street, 6.30 p.m.

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

Tiruvalluvar Mandram: Discourse on ‘Thayumanavar’ by M. Kumarasamy, S. S. Colony, 5 p.m.

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

Tiruppugazh Sabai: Kandar Sashti festival; abishekam, 9 a.m.; sahasranama archana, 6 p.m.; Tiruppugazh bhajan, South Adi Street, 6.20 p.m.; discourse on ‘Arunagiri’ by K. Sivakumar, Tirukkalyana Mandapam, 6.30 p.m.

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

Gita Bhavanam: Discourse on ‘Kumaragurubarar’ by S. N. Varalakshmi, 3 East Gate, 6.30 p.m.

St. Xavier’s Choultry: St. Francis Xavier’s Festival, discourse by Fr. Apolin Claretraj, 69, Old East Madurai Station Road, 7 p.m.

Swami Tatwananda Ashram: Samananda conducts ‘Kaivalya Upanishad’ class, Kuttaiyahswamy Mutt, South Veli Street, 6.45 p.m.

International Society for Krishna Consciousness: Deepotsava, 12/37 Maninagaram Main 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 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.

International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre: Yoga classes, 444 East Ninth Street, K. K. Nagar, 6 a.m. and 6.30 p.m.; 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. (for women).

Centre for the promotion of communal harmony and inter-religious amity: 1394{+t}{+h}weekly interfaith meeting for world peace, Vinobha Jothi Hall, Gandhi Memorial Museum, 6 p.m.

Maharishi Ved Vigyan Bhavan: T. V. Rajendran conducts ‘transcendental meditation’ classes, Gandhi Museum, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

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

Tamil Nadu Handicrafts Development Corporation: Karthigai lamp exhibition, Poompuhar, 12 West Veli Street, 10 a.m.

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

Madurai Philatelists and Numismatists Association: Exhibition of stamps on Children’s Day, Philately Bureau, Head Post Office, 10 a.m.

GENERAL

Vivekananda College: Yoga training programme for school students, 8 a.m.; computer training programme, Tiruvedakam West, 10 a.m.

Madurai Kamaraj University: School of Biological Sciences, discussion on ‘PAH biodegradation and potential of mushroom fungi’, 12 p.m.

Thiagarajar Model Higher Secondary School: 56{+t}{+h}Annual Day, Teppakulum, 5 p.m.

The American College: National Service Scheme, field work and speech by J Justin Manohar on ‘Manadhil Urudhi Vendum’, college campus, 7.15 a.m.

St. Britto Higher Secondary School: Literary competitions on occasion of Veeramamunivar’s 333{+r}{+d}birth anniversary, Madurai 625 016, 9. 30 a.m.

Tamil Nadu PWD Senior Engineer’s Association: Monthly meeting, P.W.D. Poriyalar Illam, Tallakulum, 6 p.m.

Mahatma Montessori Matriculation Higher Secondary School: Story Carnival and One Nation Reading Together programme by Scholastic, Vikaasa School principal A. Sudhakaran chief guest, K.K. Nagar, 9.30 a.m.

Rotary Club of Madurai West: Dr. Navajothi speaks on ‘the emerging trends in pharmacology’ Pandiyan Hotel, 5.30 p.m.

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University: One day training on ‘Preparation of Instant Masala Powers’, Home Science College and Research Institute, 9 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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