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May 25, 2017

Remembering the Sage of Kanchi

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore in association with Veda Pata Nidhi Trust is celebrating the 124th Jayanthi of Maha periyava on June 8 evening. A veda parayanam will be held followed by pancharatna kritis on Mahaperiyava by Shivanugraha Trust headed by Rukmini Ramani […]

May 25, 2017

Brahmotsavam at Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple; Starts this weekend

The annual brahmotsavam celebrations will be held at Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple, Mylapore from May 27 to June 5. Highlights include Hamsa Vahanam on May 28, Thanga Garuda Vahanam on May 29, Thiruther on June 2 and Aalmel pallaku on June 4.  […]

May 23, 2017

Water being dispensed into Sri Kapali Temple tank; Prayers for rain to continue

Water being dispensed into Sri Kapali Temple tank; Prayers for rain to continue

With no rains in sight, authorities at Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore have made arrangements to dispense water into the temple tank for an hour every morning. D. Kaveri, the executive officer of the temple, says, “We are just making sure […]

May 23, 2017

Poo pallaku at Sri Kapali Temple; On May 25

On May 25, a procession will be held for Sri Singaravelar and his consorts Valli and Devasena at Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore. They will be taken around the Mada Streets on a poo pallaku. At 7 p.m.

May 17, 2017

Prayer for rains held at Sri Kapali Temple

Prayer for rains held at Sri Kapali Temple

A three hour prayer for rains, including a varuna japam and parjanya shanti homam, was held this morning at Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore. A kumba vazhipadu and a nava kalasa rudrabhishekam was also held for the deity Sri Kapaleeswarar. According […]

May 10, 2017

Prayer for rain: At Sri Ramakrishna Math today evening

1008 lotus flowers will be used to perform a special prayer for rain at Sri Ramakrishna Math, Mylapore today evening. Worship of Sri Baneswara Shiva Linga will be done with water from the river Ganga. Kumkum and Bhasma will be […]

May 10, 2017

1008 paal kudam abhishekam: For Chitra Pournami

1008 paal kudam abhishekam: For Chitra Pournami

From a distance, all you could see were the pots on the heads of women in yellow and red sarees. But a closer look revealed a lot more. In the crowd, there were men and children too. A lady on […]

May 9, 2017

Chitirai festival on at Sri Karaneeswarar Temple

Chitirai festival on at Sri Karaneeswarar Temple

Several hundred devotees gathered at Sri Karaneeswarar Temple at Bazaar Road, Mylapore on Sunday, May 7 to participate in the thiruther celebrations. Held as part of the annual Chitirai festival at the temple, the festivities will end with the thirukalyanam […]

May 8, 2017

Sri Kapali Temple’s new kalyana mandapam getting ready on Greenways Road

 The kalyana mandapam at Greenways Road, R. A. Puram, being constructed at the cost of 16.85 crores by Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore on its land will be ready later this year but some works seem to be taking time to […]

May 5, 2017

Prayer for rain: At Sri Malleeswarar Temple this morning

Prayer for rain: At Sri Malleeswarar Temple this morning

  A prayer for rain was held at Sri Malleeswarar Temple at Bazaar Road, Mylapore this morning. Devotees were seen participating in the rudra parayanam and the special abhishekam for Lord Nandi and the main deity, Sri Malleeswarar. The festivities […]

May 3, 2017

Varuna japa parayanam on at Sri Kapali Temple tank

Varuna japa parayanam on at Sri Kapali Temple tank

A Varuna japa parayanam,  which started yesterday morning, is on at Sri Kapali Temple till May 6. More than 25 priests have been assembling at the western entrance of the temple tank from as early as 7 a.m. to participate […]

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