MISCELLANEOUS

Madurai Today

RELIGION

Panniru Tirumurai Mandram: Tiruvasagam festival; Tiruvasagam recitation, 6.30 p.m.; discourse on ‘Tiruvasagam’ by Vimala Subramanian, Tiruvalluvar Mandram, North Adi Street, Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, 7 p.m.

Tiruvalluvar Mandram: Discourse on ‘Bakthi Ilakkiyam’ by R. Gurusamy, S. S. Colony, 5 p.m.

Samarasa Suththa Sanmarga Sathiya Sangam: Discourse on ‘Vallalar’s Jeeva Karunyam’ by Sankaranandam, 10.30 a.m.; on ‘Muththega Siddhi’ by C. Jeganathan, North Adi Street, Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, 6.30 p.m.

Ramakrishna Mutt: Akanda namajapa yagnam, 1 p.m.; discourse on ‘Periapuranam’ by T. K. Subramaniam, 5.45 p.m.; bhajan, New Natham Road, 6.30 p.m.

Sivananda Satsangh Bhavan: Swaroopananda conducts ‘Antar Yoga,’ Sivananda Sevashram, Austinpatti Road, Thoppur, 9.30 a.m.

Koottu Prarthana Kuzhu: Sani peyarchi mahayagam, 8 a.m.; Ilampirai Manimaran conducts community prayer, Immayilum Nanmaitharuvar Temple, West Masi Street, 6.30 p.m.

Anantha Ayyappan Baktha Sabha: Uzhavarapani, Anantha Ayyappan Sannithanam, Alagarkoil Road, Mathur, 9 a.m.

Madurai Managar Viragukadai Vyaparigal Sangam: ‘Ainthu Garuda Sevai,’ Masi Streets, 6 p.m.

Sri Aravindar Annai Trust: Discourse on ‘Arputha Anma’ by R. Raja Govindasamy, Sri Aravindar Annai Relics Meditation Centre, Tirunagar, 5.30 p.m.

International Society for Krishna Consciousness: Damodara festival, 12/37 Maninagaram Main Road, 6.30 p.m.

Vespers: J. Vasanthan preaches, C. Premkumar Immanuel leads, American College Chapel, 6 p.m.

Gate of Heaven Church: English service, 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.; Tamil praise and worship service, Ellis Nagar, 6.30 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Church of Christ: Sunday service, M. Manickam delivers message, Gnanaolivupuram, 6 p.m.

Good Samaritan Church: Sunday service, 5 a.m., 7 a.m. and 10.30 a.m.; English service, 47 Alagar Nagar 5th Street, K. Pudur, 6 p.m.

CULTURE

Prajapita Brahma Kumaris Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya: Free Rajayoga meditation classes, 36 Meenakshi Nagar, P and T Nagar; 40 Sambandamoorthy Street, 211/95 East Veli Street and 357Anna Nagar, 6.30 a.m. and 5.30 p.m.

Gandhi Memorial Museum: T. Ravichandran conducts yoga, meditation and pranayama classes, 6 a.m., 10.30 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Aanmeega Kalvi Nilayam: Physical exercise and meditation classes, 24 Besant Road, Chokkikulam, 7.30 a.m.

International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre: Meditation, bhajan and satsangh, 23 Dr. Sathar Road, Anna Nagar, 5.30 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: V. Saravanan conducts yoga therapy classes, Department of Philosophy, Madura College, 6.30 a.m.

Ulaga Samadhana Alayam: Suraj Sundara Shankar conducts free yogasana class, 6 a.m.; S. V. S. Sundaramurti speaks on ‘Kundalini yoga,’ 138 Kamarajar Road, 7 p.m.

Indian Institute of Yoga: R. Muruganandham conducts yoga therapy and pranayama classes, 5 Subramania Siva Street, Marudupandiar Nagar, 6 a.m., 6.30 p.m. and 7.30 p.m.

Department of Handlooms and Textiles: Handloom exhibition, New College House, Town Hall Road, 10 a.m.

North Eastern Handicrafts and Handlooms Development Corporation: North East Crafts Fair, V. S. Chellam Saraswathi Mahal, Kamarajar Road, 10 a.m.

Nagaichuvai Mandram: G. Gnanasambandan and N. Sethuraman address, Meenakshi Mission Hospital, 10.32 a.m.

GENERAL

Madurai Institute of Social Sciences: Workshop on ‘Performance management system,’ Alagarkoil Road, 10 a.m.

R. L. Institute of Management Studies: Alumni meet, G. R. Balakrishnan presides, TVR Nagar, Aruppukottai Road, 10 a.m.

Gandhi Museum: Gandhi Jayanthi celebration; cultural programme by Chatirapatti Netaji Service Organisation, 5.30 p.m.; Sundara Avudayappan of All India Radio addresses, M. Mariappan presides, 6 p.m.

M. S. Chellamuthu Trust and Research Foundation: Contact class for M. Sc. (Counselling and Psychotherapy) course of Tamil Nadu Open University, Mahatma School, K. K. Nagar, 10 a.m.

Sivaji Ganesan Statue Committee: M. K. Alagiri, Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers, unveils Sivaji Ganesan’s statue; Parithi Ilamvazhuthi, Minister for Information, addresses; Kamal Hassan presides, Dr. Ambedkar Road, 4 p.m.

Madurai Kamuthi Nadar’s Sangam S. Muthumariamman Sermathai Vasan Coaching Centre: Coaching class for banking service recruitment examination, Viraganoor, 1.30 p.m.

Subramania Bharati Trust: Distribution of new clothes for poor by V. Ramakrishnan, N. Rangarajan, managing trustee, presides, Nalampuri Vinayagar Temple, Rajam Road, TVS Nagar, 10 a.m.

World Shotokan Karate Federation of Tamil Nadu: State-level karate tournament; K. K. S. S. R. Ramachandran, Minister for Backward Classes Welfare, distributes prizes, M. Seeni Mohaideen presides, Mannar Thirumalai Naicker College, 4 p.m.

A. K. R. Chess Academy: Chess competition, Sri Prasanna Venkateswara Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Teppakulam East, 9 a.m.

Diploma Pharmacists’ Association: Meeting, Madurai Kamaraj, Manonmaniam Sundaranar, Mother Teresa and Alagappa University Teachers’ Association Hall, 6 Kakka Thoppu Street, 10 a.m.

Devadas Multispeciality Hospital: G. Thenmozhi, Mayor, inaugurates new block, A. Tamilarasi, Minister for Adi Dravidar Welfare, presides, Surveyor Colony, Alagarkoil Road, 10 a.m.

Hotel Germanus: Food festival, Bypass Road, 12 noon.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Meeting, RC School, Sivaganga Road, Melur, 11 a.m.; Justice V. R. Krishna Iyer Community Hall, Lake View Road, K. K. Nagar, 7 p.m.