Archive for the Religious Category

June 16, 2018

Spirit of Eid reigns at local mosques

Spirit of Eid reigns at local mosques

Children were in the spotlight after prayers at the Jumma Masjid in Mylapore on Saturday morning as the community got together to end Ramzan and celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr. All of them were in new, colourful clothes, all boys of course and […]

June 14, 2018

Kodai Utsavam: At Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple

Kodai utsavam for Sri Srinivasa Perumal will be held at Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple, Mylapore from June 15 to 21. Daily events include a thirumanjanam for perumal and thayar in the morning, an unjal sevai with sandana kappu in the evening followed […]

June 9, 2018

Thottha Utsavam at Sri Adi Kesava Perumal Temple

Thottha utsavam will be held at Sri Adi Kesava Perumal Temple, Mylapore on June 10 and June 24 this year. On both the days, Perumal with his consorts Bhoodevi and Sridevi and Chakratalvar will be taken on a procession around […]

May 30, 2018

Latcha Deepam at Sri Kapali Temple

Latcha Deepam at Sri Kapali Temple

Lighting lamps in temples during festivals is a common practice. But lighting 1,00,000 lamps simultaneously with perfect coordination is a treat to watch. Such is the case at Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple tank, where the bright Pournami moon and lakhs of […]

May 26, 2018

Veda parayanam and homam: From May 31

Sankara Swadhyaya Sabha is conducting a rig veda samhita homam and veda parayanam from May 31 to June 4 at Maharashtra Nivas, T. T. K. Road, Alwarpet. Devotees interested in participating in this event can contact N. Prabhakar at 9444225995 or […]

May 25, 2018

Navachandi Mahayagam: At local temple

A navachandi mahayagam will be held at Sri Siddhi Buddhi Sametha Sri Karpaga Vinayagar Temple, R. A. Puram on May 28 and 29. At 11, 2nd Cross Road, R. A. Puram. For details contact 24328084.

May 21, 2018

Temple brahmotsavam: garuda sevai

Temple brahmotsavam: garuda sevai

As a part of the ongoing annual Brahmotsavam celebrations at Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple, the third day, being the Garuda Sevai day, was celebrated grandly on May 19. At around 5:30 am, lord Perumal seated atop the Garuda vahanam was […]

May 15, 2018

Discourses at Sri Kapali Temple

P. Swaminathan will present his discourses at Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple, Mylapore. The discourses will take place 5:30pm onwards on May 17 and 19 on the topics ‘Nayanmars’ and ‘The greatness of the Mahaperiyava of Kanchi’ respectively. Swaminathan has been a […]

May 11, 2018

Brahmotsavam at two local temples

Two temples in the neighbourhood will be conducting their annual brahmotsavam festival this coming week. -At Sri Velleeswarar Temple, the kodi yetram will take place on May 20 morning. The schedule is as follows: May 20 – kodi yetram, 7.30 […]

May 8, 2018

Sri Karaneeswarar Temple: A fest made possible by volunteers

Sri Karaneeswarar Temple: A fest made possible by volunteers

  It is the early 1970s. Viswanatha Iyer and his wife, a senior couple in their mid 60s, who stay close to Sri Karaneeswarar Temple at Bazaar Road, Mylapore noticed that the temple structure needed a facelift. They knocked on […]

May 2, 2018

Six nuns of Bon Secours congregation to take final vows

Six nuns belonging to the congregation of Franciscan Sisters of Our Lady of Bon Secours will take their final vows at a special Holy Mass to be held on May 9 evening. This event will be held at the Bon […]

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