TAMIL NADU

In Madurai Today

Religion

Selva Vinayagar Temple: `Karthigai puja', Railway Colony, 7.30 p.m.

Sarveswarar Temple: Discourse on `Tiruthondarpuranam' by N. Manickam, Anna Nagar, 6.30 p.m.

Tiruvappudayar Temple: Discourse on `Thevaram' by T. Gurusamy Desigar, Sellur, 6 p.m.

Tiruvalluvar Kazhagam: Discourse on `Kambaramayanam' by R. Chelliah, North Adi Street, Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, 7 p.m.

Tiruvalluvar Manram: Discourse on `Tirumurai' by K. Arunachalam, Sakthi Velammal Nagar, 5 p.m.

Ramakrishna Mutt: Discourse on `Kumara Gurubarar' by S. Thirunavukkarasu, 5.45 p.m.; bhajan, New Natham Road, 6.30 p.m.

Austiga Sabai: Vishnu and Lalitha Sahasranama parayanam, 60 Muthuramalinga Thevar Street, Kochadai, 7 p.m.

Adiparasakthi Kuzhanthaigal Kappagam: Weekly prayer, 3 A Mariamman Teppakulam West, 3 p.m.

Gospel for Everyone: All-night prayer meeting, St. James Church, 60 Feet Road, Sellur, 9.30 p.m.

Centre for Promotion of Communal Harmony and Inter Religious Amity: Inter religious peace prayer, Gandhi Museum, 6 p.m.

Chinmya Yuva Kendra: Mathru puja, Karpaga Vinayagar Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Lourdu Nagar 7th Street, K. Pudur, 10 a.m.

Prajapita Brahmakumaris Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya: Free Raja Yoga meditation classes, 38 Meenakshi Nagar; 95 East Veli Street; 40 Sambandamoorthy Street and 223 Church Road, Anna Nagar, 6.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m.

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

Tamil Nadu Gandhi Smarak Nidhi: P. Muthuvel conducts yogasana class, Gandhi Museum, 6.30 a.m.

Kasturba Women's Yoga School: K. Padma conducts yoga classes, MAVMM Matriculation School, Collectorate Road, 6 a.m.

Sivananda Yoga Centre: Free yoga class, 202 Vajra Apartments, Bypass Road, 6.15 a.m.

Maharishi Ved Vigyan Bhavan: T. V. Rajendran conducts `transcendental meditation' class, Gandhi Museum, 10.30 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Madura College Yoga Centre: V. Saravanan conducts yoga classes, Department of Philosophy, 6.30 a.m.

Madurai Arasamaram Isai Ilakkiya Sangam: Mahasivaratri isai ilakkiya kalai vizha, light music by P. Susheela, Arasamaram Pillayar Temple, Kamarajar Road, 10 p.m.

Government Museum: Workshop on `epigraphy', K. Lakshmi Narayanan, Assistant Director, Government Museums, distributes certificates, Gandhi Museum complex, 5 p.m.

General

Madurai Kamaraj University: P. K. Ponnuswamy, Vice-Chancellor, inaugurates seminar on `Energy resources, applications, strategies and options', Samuel Paul Raj presides, P. Muthusubramanian addresses, Seminar Hall, School of Energy Sciences, 10.15 a.m.; G. Subramanian, Syndicate member, inaugurates birth anniversary celebration of Dr. Zakir Husain; A. M. Nalla Gounden delivers lecture on `Accountability in education', N. Manonmoney presides, School of Economics, 10.30 a.m.

Agricultural College and Research Institute: C. Ramasamy, Vice-Chancellor, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, inaugurates seminar on `Cultivation of herbs', M. Tamilselvan and P. Ramaraj, Joint Director of Agriculture, address, Othakadai, 8.30 a.m.

Madura College: V. Karunakaran of MK University speaks on `Jensen's inequality and its applications', college premises, 10.30 a.m.

Thiagarajar College: C. Rajamanickam of Madurai Kamaraj University inaugurates seminar on `50 years of DNA double Helix and after', M. Arunagiri, Principal, presides, Thayumanavar Hall, 9 a.m.

Saraswathi Narayanan College: `Einstein's Day', S. Natarajan of MK University addresses, R. Srinivasan, Principal, presides, Perungudi, 10 a.m.

Yadava College: A. Sivakannan speaks on `Creative writing', Conference Hall, 10 a.m.

NMSS Vellaichamy Nadar College: Science exhibition, Nagamalai, 9.30 a.m.

Sermathai Vasan College for Women: 11th College Day celebration, M. D. Vel speaks, Bhavani Vel distributes prizes, 10.30 a.m.; Hostel Day, G. Ilangovan addresses, Santhi Ilangovan distributes prizes, VVB Srinivasan presides, Avaniapuram, 6.30 p.m.

KLN College of Engineering: Sixth convocation, M. Ravichandran, All India Council for Technical Education, addresses, K. N. K. Ganesh presides, Pottapalayam, 4 p.m.

TVS Lakshmi Matriculation Higher Secondary School: D. Kathiresan speaks on `Zoonatic diseases', 11 a.m.; Memory demonstration, craft hall, 3 p.m.

Small Industries Product Promotion Organisation Limited: Rama Arangannal, General Manager, District Industries Centre, inaugurates, Skill Upgradation Training on Tie and Dye and Hand Block Printing Craft, 54 TB Road, 4.30 p.m.

Tamil Nadu PWD Senior Engineers' Association: S. T. Noah addresses, PWD Poriyalar Illam, Tallakulam, 5.45 p.m.

Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board Pensioners' Association: General council meeting, S. Ramakrishnan, Engineering Director, speaks, K. Chakrapani presides, Chitra Mahal, Lake View Road, KK Nagar, 10 a.m.

Alpha Mind Power: Free introductory lecture, Madura Pak Inn, 6.30 p.m.

Rotary Club of Madurai West: Brahma Kumari Shantha speaks on `Value-based lifestyle'; Pandimani speaks on `Strategies for successful living', Vishwa Shanthi Bhavan, 36 Meenakshi Nagar, P and T Nagar, 6.30 p.m.

Al-Ameen Higher Secondary School: 42nd Annual Sports Day, K.Jeyamnai, Regional Senior Manager, Sports Authority of Tamil Nadu, Madurai Region, Chief guest, V.Shanmugam, Regional Inspector of Physical Education, distributes prizes, School campus, 9 a.m.