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Tarangam contest

Thirupoonthuruthy Sri Narayana Tirtha Swamigal Trust in association with Narada Gana Sabha Trust and Saraswathi Vaggeyakara Trust organised the 335th Jayanthi of Narayana Tirtha on July 20, at Narada Gana Sabha Mini Hall, Chennai. The main Tarangam concert was rendered by Bombay Sisters.

The Music Academy has chosen Bombay Sisters for their Sangeetha Kalanidhi award, to be conferred this year.

The annual Tarangam Competition will be held at Sringeri Pravachana Mandiram Patasala, R.A. Puram, Chennai, on August 15, at 1.30 p.m. For details contact 044-24936671, between 4 and 6 p.m.

The 18th Krishna Jayanthi Taranga Akhanda Ganam will be celebrated at Thirupoonthuruthy Sri Narayana Tirtha's Brindavan on September 1, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Kumbabishekam

The mahakumbabishekam of Sri Vilvanayaki samedha Sri Thulaseeswarar temple, Kolathur, will be performed on August 22, between 7 and 7.40 a.m.

The event preceding the consecration will begin from August 19 with Vigneswarar puja. Dravya homam, purnahuthi, Mahakumbabishekam of vimanam and Sri Thulaseeswarar will be performed on August 22 between 4.30 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Devotees may contribute Rs.500 for daily puja. For details contact 94440 22133/98410 80017/94446 17508.

Anniversary fest

Papanasam Sivan Rasikar Sangam commemorates the 120th birth anniversary of Papanasam Sivan by organising the annual music and dance competitions on the kritis of the composer. The dance competition will be held on September 5 and vocal contest on September 12.

For details and application forms contact Rukmini Ramani, Flat 1-A, Sai Sakthi, 41, Umapathy Street, West Mambalam. Phone: 6529 5949/2472 2928.

Pavitrotsavam

The pavitrotsavam of Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple, Papanasam, was celebrated on July 25.

Special homams, theerthavari, jyeshtabishekam and thirumanjanam were performed on the occasion.

A special speech on King Rajaraja Chola and the Thanjavur Big Temple was presented by Kodavasal Balasubramaniam during the fest.

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