RELIGION

Sri Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple: Navaratri festival, Bharatanatyam by Gayathri Rangashree, 4.30 p.m., Bharathanatyam by students of Mudhra Dance School, Tuticorin, 5.30 p.m., Discourse by K Sivakumar, 6.30 p.m., bharathanatyam by Avanthi Mahendran, 8 p.m.

Selva Vinayagar Temple: Devotional music by Ramesh Babu and group, Railway Colony, 7.30 p.m.

Sri Prasanna Venkatachalapathi Temple: Purattasi vizha, deity procession in Pushpa Vahanam, Tallakulam, 7 p.m.

Sri Thiruvapanur Temple: Dance drama by Prema Karunanidhi and group, Sellur, 7 p.m.

Sri Maha Durgai Amman Temple: Navaratri festival, Silaiman, Puliankulam, 5 p.m.

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

Sri Draupathi Ambal Alayam: 10{+t}{+h}Navaratri festival celebrations, No. 158 South Masi, 6 p.m.

Sringeri Sri Shankara Math: Sathachandi Homam, 8 a.m., Lalitha Sahasranama Laksharchanai, Chandi Parayanam, bypass road, 6 p.m.

Sarada Peetam: Navaratri festival, Chamundi alankaram 6 p.m., Lalitha Sahasranama Laksharchana, No. 88 Amman Sannidhi, 7 p.m.

Govinda Dasa Seva Samajam: Bharathanatyam recital by Aishwarya, 6.30 p.m., Violin Solo by K R Ajaykumar, No. 25 Mahal 6{+t}{+h}Street, 7.30 p.m.

Sri Satya Seva Samithi: Navarathri festival, Discourse on ‘Swamiyidam Bhakthargalin Anubhavam’ by Poornachandran, VOC Nagar Vadipatti Road, Sholavandan, 6 p.m.

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

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

Chinmaya Mission: Navaratri festival, Sahasranama Parayanam, 5.30 p.m., vocal concert by A Amritha, 7{+t}{+h}Cross Street, Doak Nagar, 6.30 p.m.

Thiruvalluvar Kazhagam: Discourse on ‘Thiruvilayadal Puranam’ by A. Arumugam, North Adi Street, 7 p.m.

Thiruvalluvar Mandram: Discourse on ‘Vallalar’ by Shanmugathirukumaran, S.S. Colony, 5 p.m.

Swami Tatwananda Ashram: Upanishad class by Swami Samanandar, No. 164 South Veli Street, 6.45 p.m.

CULTURE

Madurai Kumara Gana Saba Trust: 15{+t}{+h}Puratasi month music and dance festival, vocal concert by Balanarasimman and party, 6 p.m., Bharathanatyam performance by students of Latha, 7.15 p.m.

Sri Aurobindo Society: Reading of ‘The Yoga of Savitri’, Madurai Centre, Lajpat Rai Street, Chinnachokkikulam, 5p.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, Tirumalai 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

Vaigai College of Engineering: Lecture by M Ramanathan on ‘Civil Engineering as a career’, Seminar Hall Therkutheru, Melur, 10 a.m.

Makizhvor Mandram: 102{+n}{+d}monthly meeting, Edward Hall, 6.30 p.m.

The American College: Department of Management studies conducts training programme on ‘Motivation and Team Work’ by M Chinna Maruthu, Seminar Hall, 9.30 a.m.

Christ Church: Spiritual Counselling and Career Guidance Cell, guest speakers V Balakrishnan, Superintendent of Police, R Sathishkumar, Director, Entrepreneurship and Skill Development Institute and P. Arun Kumar, 5 p.m.

Interact Club of V.H.N Girls Higher Secondary School: ‘Model United Nations Assembly’, chief guest R Srinivasan, Director, TVS Schools, 21 Munichalai Road, 10.30 a.m.

Gandhi Memorial Museum: ‘The collected works of Mahatma Gandhi Volume 83’ reviewed by Dr S Jayaraj, research officer, Gandhi Museum Library, 5.45 p.m.

Consumer Rights Protection Council: Monthly meeting, J C Residency, Chinna Chokkikulam, 6 p.m.

Vidiyal: Mother’s meet, Vidiyal Main Centre, Rathinapuram, 2p.m.

Indian IAS Academy: ‘Seminar to succeed’ by Arun Sundar Dayalan, Additional Collector, Madurai, ‘TNPSC Geography’ book release by Samant Rohan Rajendran, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Madura College, 10 a.m.

Thiagarajar College of Engineering: Two-day workshop on ‘Harmonics reduction and management of reactive power and energy for HT industries,’ Valedictory address by Dr N Kamaraj, Seminar Hall, EEE Department, 4.30 p.m.

TOPKIDS: Sensitisation and personality development programme for Madurai City Police, Reserve Line Grounds, 7.30 a.m., Students’ counselling at Nehru School, 3 p.m.

Sri Aurobindo Mira Matriculation Higher Secondary School: Navarathri Celebrations, Fancy Dress Competition, 9.15 a.m.

The American College and M.S Chellamuthu Trust and Research Foundation: Inauguration of ‘Mental Health Dialogue’ by Madurai Corporation Commissioner R Nanthagopal, Dr C Ramasubramanian delivers keynote address, M Davamani Christober presides, Main Hall, 10 a.m.

Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre: Opening Ceremony of Hospice Centre, Minister for Cooperation Sellur K Raju and District Collector L Subramanian, address, 10 a.m.

Mangayarkarasi College of Arts and Science: 13{+t}{+h}Graduation Day, A Muthumanickam, Head of Department of Education, Madurai Kamaraj University delivers graduation day address and awards degrees, 10 a.m.

Vasan Eye care: Free screening camp, Raja Muthaiah Mandram, 9 a.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Meeting, Quality Care Hospital, Ellis Nagar, 7 p.m.

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