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April 20, 2018

Aradhana Mahotsavam: From April 21

Sri Sathya Sai Aradhana Mahotsavam will be held from April 21-24 at Sundaram Salai, R. A. Puram. Highlights include a nava chandi homam, sai gayathri homan, veda parayanam and more. The maha mangala aarathi and prasadam distribution will take place […]

April 16, 2018

Magazine launched at Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple

Magazine launched at Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple

At Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple, Mylapore Saturday, April 14, was a day to remember. The temple launched its spiritual magazine ‘Desika Sandesam’, more than 500 people had gathered there to participate in the event that evening. The temple trustee R. […]

April 15, 2018

Sri Sankara Jayanthi: At Sri Sankara Gurukulam

Sri Sankara Gurukulam will be celebrating Sri Sankara Jayanthi from April 16-20 at its premises at C. P. Ramaswami Street, Abhiramapuram. Highlights include chaturveda parayanam, chanting of soundaryalahari and special abhishekams. On the last day, a veedi purappadu will be […]

April 13, 2018

Magazine launch: At Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple this weekend

Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple, Mylapore is bringing out a monthly magazine under the name ‘Desika Sandesam’. It will be released by the chief guest, Sri Azhagiasingar of Sri Ahobila Mutt, on April 14 at the temple premises in the evening. The first […]

April 13, 2018

Vishu at Sri Ayyappa Temple: On April 14

Vishu kannu darishanam will be held at 5 a.m. at Sri Ayyappa Swami Temple, R. A. Puram on April 14. Abhishekam and maha deepa aradhanai will follow. Ghee abhishekam can be done by devotees till April 18. At San Thome High Road, […]

April 10, 2018

Sri Ramanujar Jayanthi at Alwarpet Temple

The 108th year Ramanujar Jayanthi at Sri Rangamannar Temple, Alwarpet will be celebrated from April 11 to 22. The image of Sri Ramanujar will be taken on a veedi purappadu on April 21 in the evening. Music concerts will be held […]

March 30, 2018

Archbishop says Mass at Puzhal jail, washes feet of prisoners

Archbishop says Mass at Puzhal jail, washes feet of prisoners

Archbishop Rev. Dr George Antonysamy, who heads the Madras-Mylapore Catholic diocese  drove from his headquarters on San Thome High Road on Thursday and headed to Puzhal jail to celebrate a Holy Week service inside the jail for Christian inmates. As […]

March 30, 2018

Good Friday services being held at local churches

Good Friday services being held at local churches

Good Friday is being observed in all the local churches today – a day when people reflect on the events leading to the condemnation, crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ. In Catholic churches, Holy Week services began on Thursday and […]

March 29, 2018

Thousands take part in arubathimoovar procession

Thousands take part in arubathimoovar procession

This was the day of the saints. The Nayanmars. The saints who loved lord Shiva. This was their day at the annual Panguni festival of Sri Kapali Temple. And gathered on all the mada streets to witness this rare procession […]

March 28, 2018

Panguni fest: Angampoopavai rituals to held at temple tank tomorrow morning

Tomorrow morning, a small but significant event is held ahead of the Arubathimoovar procession in the evening. According to legends, a small girl named Angampoopavai was brought back to life by Saint Thirugnanasambandar, one of the most prominent of the […]

March 28, 2018

Panguni fest: Food stalls coming up at road corners

Food and drink stalls have started coming up at various locations ahead of the Arubathimoovar procession tomorrow. Buttermilk was being distributed at two locations at Appu Street, Mylapore today morning. Several commuters had parked their two-wheelers on the road to […]

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