RELIGION

Sri Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple: Navaratri festival, Music by V.M. Kumaragurubaran AnguSruthi Music troupe, 4.30 p.m., bharatanatyam by students of V. Satishkumar 5.30 p.m., Religious discourse by Indra Soundararajan, 6.30 p.m., devotional music by Veeramani Kannan, 8 p.m.

Selva Vinayagar Temple: Bhajans by Sri Navaneetha Kannan Mathar Kuzhu, Railway Colony, 7.30 p.m.

Sri Prasanna Venkatachalapathi Temple: Purattasi vizha, Mohanavatharam, Tallakulam, 7 p.m.

Thiruvalluvar Kazhagam: Discourse on ‘Thayumanavar’ by Sundarakannan, North Adi Street, 7 p.m.

Thiruvalluvar Mandram: Discourse on ‘Kamba Ramayanam’ by T. Arunachalam, S.S. Colony, 5 p.m.

Gita Bhavanam: Navaratri vizha, No. 3 American Mission Lane, Kamarajar Salai, 8 a.m.

Sri Satya Sai Seva Samithi: Discourse on ‘Bhaktiyum Sevaiyum’ by Narayanasami, Velar Street, Sholavandan, 6 p.m.

Sri Tiruvappanur Temple: Thevara music by students of Raja Muthiah Mandram Music School, Sellur, 7 p.m.

Govinda Dasa Seva Samajam: 87{+t}{+h}Sri Venkatesa Urchavam, Thirukalyanam, No. 25 Mahal 6{+t}{+h}Street, 11.30 a.m.

Sri Prasanna Venkatesa Perumal Devasthanam: Navaratri festival, No. 13 Sourashtra Krishnan Koil Street, 6 p.m.

Chinmaya Mission: Navaratri festival, Violin by S. Abirami and M. Bairavi, Chinmaya Meenakshi, 7{+t}{+h}Cross Street, Doak Nagar, 6.30 p.m.

Sarada Peetam: Annapoorani Alankaram, 6 p.m. and Lalitha Sahasranamam No. 88 Amman Sannidhi 7 p.m.

Sringeri Sri Sankara Math: Lalitha Sahasranamam, chandi parayanam, 8 a.m., Kamadenu Vahana alankaram, Bypass road, 6 p.m.

Thiruppavai Thiruvembavai Music School: Navaratri festival, No. 97 Amman Sannidhi, 5 p.m.

Sri Draupathi Ambal Alayam: 106{+t}{+h}Navaratri celebrations, No. 156 South Masi, 6 p.m.

Sri Maha Durgai Amman Temple: Navaratri festival, Silaiman, Puliankulam, 7 p.m.

Muniandi Swami Temple: Purattasi vizha, Pattimandram, Arapalayam Aattu Mandai, 6 p.m.

CULTURE

Ramana Kendram: Bhagvad Gita, Upadesa Undhiyar Parayanam, devotional songs and meditation, 21/11 Chokkappa Naicker Street, 7 p.m.

Maharishi Ved Vigyan Bhavan: Transcendental meditation class by T.V. Rajendran, Teppakulam West Street, 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Crafts Bazaar: Expo-cum-sale, Madittsia Hall, Ambedkar Road, 10 a.m.

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

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 5.30 p.m.

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

Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation: Sound and light show, Thirumalai Naick Palace, 6.45 p.m. (English) and (Tamil) 8 p.m.

Poompuhar: Navaratri golu dolls, expo-cum-sale, No. 12 West Veli Street, 10 a.m. onwards.

GENERAL

M.S. Chellamuthu Trust and Research Foundation, World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation (Madurai Chapter) & District Rural Development Agency: Mental health awareness campaign, G.K. Arun Sundar Thayalan, Additional Collector, DRDA, chief guest, R. Rajkumari, Executive Director, MSCTR, addresses, Conference Hall, Collector Office, 2.30 p.m., Public Rally Dr. P. Ananthan, Joint Director of Health Services, chief guest, Kumarappa Kudil, Gandhi Museum, 8 a.m.

Velammal College of Engineering and Technology: Seminar on ‘Recent trends in corrosion studies’ Dr. N. Rajendran of Anna University, Chennai, speaks, 9.30 a.m., valedictory function, Viraganoor, 3.30 p.m.

K.L.N. College of Information Technology: Inauguration of INNOV-ENERG-2013, Energy Club, Dr. S. Kannan, chair person, School of Energy, Environmental and Natural Resources, MKU, chief guest, Principal Dr. J.S. Gnanasekaran presides, conference hall, 10.30 a.m.

Madurai Medical College: Blood donors’ club conducts mini-marathon for blood donation, Madurai Medical College campus, 7.30 a.m.

Madurai Institute of Social Sciences: Lecture on ‘logical framework analysis’ Principal Dr. Kannan presides, No. 9 Alagarkoil Road, 10 a.m., World Mental Health Day: Dr. Arjunan psychiatrist speaks, MISS campus, 10 a.m., Superintendent of Police V. Balakrishnan address, Dr. D.V.P. Raja felicitates, District Police Office, Surveyor Colony, 2 p.m.

Rotary Club of Madurai Midtown: Presentation on ‘Vocational excellence awards’ to national award-winning teachers from Madurai, Fortune Pandiyan Hotel, 6.30 p.m.

TOPKIDS: Counselling at All Woman Police Station, Tallakulam, 10.30 a.m., Introduction to life skills, Mangaiyarkarasi School, Maninagaram, 1 p.m.

SLS.MAVMM. Ayira Vaisyar College: Readers’ Forum meeting, Dr. M. Arunagiri presides, Kallampatti, 2.30 p.m.

Saraswathi Narayanan College: Public viva-voce examination, Dr. R. Saravana Selvan of Bharatiar University conducts, 11.30 a.m.

Janata Dal: Street-corner campaign meeting, State general secretary K. John Moses addresses, Viswanatha Nagar junction, K. Pudur, 6 p.m.

Aravind Eye Care Systems: World Sight Day, free eye camp, Collectorate campus, 9 a.m.

Voice Trust: World Sight Day, signature campaign, District Collector L. Subramanian commences, near Anna Bus Stand, 9.30 a.m.

Bethshan Special School: World Mental Health Day, district-level competition for persons with intellectual and development disabilities, Devraj Singh, General Manager, The Gateway Hotel, A. Devadass, Assistant Commissioner, Madurai Corporation, address, Gateway Hotel, 10 a.m.

Yadava College: Department of English, Shakespeare Literary Association conducts students’ seminar, Prof. S. Jesurajan of Arul Anandar College addresses, conference hall, 2 p.m.

Mangayarkarasi College of Arts and Science for Women: Three-day exhibition ‘SCIART EXPO '13’ P. Ashok Kumar, secretary presides, Paravai, 10 a.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Meeting, Rosary Church, Town Hall Road, 7 p.m.

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