RELIGION

Selva Vinayagar Temple: Tamil New Year celebration, special puja 6 a.m., Kala Bhairavar puja 4.30 p.m., Chathurthi puja 6 p.m. and discourse by P.A. Ponniah, Railway Colony, 7 p.m.

Thiruvalluvar Kazhagam: Discourse on “Peria Puranam Unarthum Unmaigal” by Arunachalanar, North Adi Street, 7 p.m.

Ramakrishna Math: Life teaching of Sri Ramakrishna by Swami Samahirthananthar, Reserve Line, New Natham Road, 5.45 p.m.; Aarathi, 6.30 p.m.

Gita Bhavanam: Ramanavami Urchavam, discourse by Santhasankari Subramanian on “Guhan Santhippu” No. 3. American Mission Lane, Kamarajar Salai, 6.30 p.m.

Panniru Thirumurai Mandram: Discourse on Peria Puranam, North Adi Street, 7 p.m.

Dharumai Atheenam Math: Discourse series on “Thiruvilayadal Puranam,” Pulavar. A. Ganesan talks on “Madurai Kaandam” No. 397 North Masi Street, 7 p.m.

VESPERS: Dr. Arthur Asirvatham speaks, J. Nithya Kamalam leads, American College Main Hall, 9 a.m.

Church of Christ: Sunday’s service, Bro. M. Manickam, Thanks giving by Raja, Gnanaolivupuram, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Gate of Heaven Church: Worship service, English 8 a.m., Tamil service, Ellis Nagar (opp. Telephone exchange), 6.30 p.m.

Good Samaritan Church: Sunday service, 5 a.m., 7 a.m., 10.30 a.m. English service, K. Pudur, 6 p.m.,

CULTURE

Sri Aravindar Annai Trust: Collective meditation, TVS Community College, No. 8 Goods Shed Street, 10 a.m.

Ramana Kendram: Ribhu Gita, Parayanam, Meditation, 21/11 Chokkappa Naicker Street, 6.30 p.m.

Sri Aurobindo Society: Study circle meeting, No. 3 Lajpat Rai Road, Chinna Chokkikulam, 10.30 a.m.

Madurai Thiruvilayadal Purana Aaraichi Maiyyam: Mupperum vizha, Prof. Yazh Chandra chief guest, Thiruvavaduthurai Adheenam Mutt, No. 72 Dhanappa Mudali Street, 10.30 a.m.

Ulaga Samadhana Alayam: Free yogasana class by Suraj Sundara Shankar 6 a.m., Group meditation by SVS Sundaramurti Sachidananda, 138 Kamarajar Salai, 7 p.m.

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.

Swami Tatwananda Ashram: Swami Samananda conducts, Anthar Yogam, Tatwananda Ashram, P and T Nagar, 9.30 a.m.

Gandhi Memorial Museum: K.P. Gangadharan conducts yoga, meditation and pranayama

classes, 6 a.m., 10.30 a.m. and 5.30 p.m.

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

Yoga Research Centre: Yoga training by S. Yoganand Dept. of Philosophy, Madura College, 6.30 a.m.

International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre: Yoga and meditation classes, 444 K.K. Nagar, East Ninth Street, 6.30 a.m., 10 a.m. & 3.30 p.m. (women only).

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

GENERAL

TVS Teacher Training Academy: Second Graduation Day, Dr. G. Visvanathan, vice-chancellor TN Teachers’ Education University chief guest, Multi-purpose hall, TTA campus, Veerapanchan, 10 a.m.

Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad: Prof. K. R. Paramasivan Memorial Weekly Free Medical Camp, 15{+t}{+h}year inauguration camp & diabetic special camp,

Dr. A. Koteeswaran chief guest, Dr. S. Vadivel Murugan presides, No. 4 A/1, Srinivasa Perumal Koil Street, Kamarajar Salai, 10.30 a.m.

M.S. Chellamuthu Trust & Research Foundation: Personal effectiveness programme for police and their family members, District Police Office campus, Surveyor Colony, 10 a.m.

Young Men’s Christian Association: Free demonstration cum coaching class on chess, Rajasekar conducts, Jhansi Rani Park, opp Netaji Road, 6 p.m.

Janata Dal: Dr. Ambedkar birth anniversary celebrations, John Moses garlands statue, near Pandyan Hotel, 10.30 a.m.

Forum for Physiotherapists: Executive committee meeting, Dr. A. Jegaveerapandi state organising secretary address, Dr. V. Krishna Kumar presides, Eswara Hospital, Tallakulam, 5 p.m.

Rotary Club of Madurai North West: Club assembly, Hotel Prem Nivas, 9 a.m.

Maniyammai Hi-tech Nursery & Primary School: Condolence meeting for late P.T.R. Kamalai Thiagarajan, unveiling of portrait by Pazha. Nedumaran, North Masi Street, 5 p.m.

DHAN foundation: World heritage and culture, lecture on “pre-historic arts” Dr. R. Venkatraman and Dr. V. Vedachalam address, Dhan conference hall, No. 1 A Vaithiyanathapuram East, Kennet Cross Road, 5 p.m.

VIDIYAL: Ripples circle, Status of women in Tamil Nadu, Premalatha Resource person, Rathinapuram, 10 a.m., Tamil forum, 2 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Meeting, V.R. Krishna Iyer Hall, 7 p.m., Alfred Noble Mat. HSS, Tirunagar, 11 a.m.

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