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Mango rath seva at Nandalala Temple: On June 2

May 28, 2015

Nandalala templeSpecial celebrations have been planned for Vaikasi Pournami at Nandalala Temple, Mylapore.  On June 2, mangoes will be used to please the presiding deity – Sri Bhuvanaraja Ganapathy.

The event starts off with a special abhisekham for the diety at 7.30 a.m. followed by Sandana Kappu at 6.30 p.m. A mambazham (mango) archanai will also be held in the morning and evening.


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May 28, 2015

Class XII CBSE toppers at local schools

Class XII CBSE toppers at local schools

The CBSE (Plus Two) results were announced on May 25. Here is a list of school toppers in the Mylapore area: Sir Sivaswami Kalalaya Senior Secondary School, Mylapore  V. Vignesh (science group) topped the school with a score of 479/500. […]

May 28, 2015

Book bank for college students: At Ramakrishna Math

Did you know that Ramakrishna Math maintains a charitable book bank at its Mylapore premises? Started in 1991, the book bank has about 7500 books and caters to the needs of more than 450 economically challenged engineering and computer science […]

May 27, 2015

Two silver awards for BEAT choir at international choir competition

Two silver awards for BEAT choir at international choir competition

Raja Rajeswari, a resident of Mandaveli and the conductor of Bank Employees Art Troupe (BEAT Choir) is a proud woman. The choir she conducts won two silver diplomas (In two categories – mixed choir difficulty level II and folklore) at […]

May 27, 2015

Aranganin Pathayil : Tracing the 48 year journey of Sri Ranganatha

Aranganin Pathayil : Tracing the 48 year journey of Sri Ranganatha

History, art, literature, oral tradition and folklore come together seamlessly in Aranganin Pathayil, a new dance ballet production in Chennai that traces the 48-year journey, from 1323 to 1371,  of Lord Ranganatha of Srirangam in Tamil Nadu. In 1323, when Ghias-ud-din Tughlak […]

May 27, 2015

Residents association distributes free buttermilk

Residents association distributes free buttermilk

For the past 20 days members of Kumara Vijayam residents association (located opposite Vidhya Mandir school) are distributing buttermilk near the Mundakanniamman station. The idea was first proposed by Secretary C. Gopalan but was taken up with gusto by all […]

May 27, 2015

Play school admissions

Here is some information about play schools in the area where admissions are going on: Admissions are open for KM Care play school, a unit of Kalaa Manjari, for children between ages 1.8 years to 3.5 years. School opens on […]

May 26, 2015

Tribute meet to celebrate artist Gopulu; May 27

A meeting to celebrate and pay tribute to the famed artist and cartoonist Gopulu who passed away recently is to be held on May 27 evening at a hall at the P. S. School in Mylapore. Many well known artists […]

May 26, 2015

Brahmotsavam Schedule – Velleswarar and Vedanta Desikar Temples

Here is the update about the remaining utsavams in the local temples : At Vedanta Desikar temple: Today, May 26 – Yaanai vahanam with Esal, 8 p.m. May 26 – grand ther (chariot) procession(starts at 7 a.m.). kudhirai (horse) vahanam on […]

May 26, 2015

Kanchi periyava devotees to celebrate his birthday

The Thirumayilai Anusha festival group (Kanchi periyava devotees group) is celebrating his birthday in a grand manner this year. The birthday (Vaikasi Anusham) falls on June 2. Various religious activities have been planned. On June 1, there is Nama sankeerthanam at […]

May 26, 2015

Velleswarar on Adhikara Nandhi

Velleswarar on Adhikara Nandhi

The Adhikara nandhi procession of Velleswarar was a sight to behold this morning. Velleswarar was carried on Nandhi, followed by Murugan with his consorts on gandharvan and Ambal on gandharvi vahanams. The procession kicked off at 6 a.m. around the mada […]

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