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October 13, 2018

Sri Kapali Temple model alongside this kolu by the Shivkumars

Sri Kapali Temple model alongside this kolu by the Shivkumars

Shivkumar and Uma Shivkumar of Mandaveli have as the maim theme for their kolu Sri Kapaleeswar Temple and the tank apart from the traditional kolu arrangement. They say the entire temple model is constructed using eco-friendly card board and papers […]

October 12, 2018

Navaratri snapshots: bhajans and dance, grand alankarams, sundal on order

Navaratri snapshots: bhajans and dance, grand alankarams, sundal on order

Sundal preparations by families celebrating Navaratri dominate the celebration this season but in some homes, people are turning to source freshly cooked sundal from food joints. Which is why the cooks at the popular Mami’s Mess on Pitchu Street in […]

October 11, 2018

Navarathri at Sri Malleeswarar Temple

Navarathri celebrations are on at Sri Malleeswarar Temple at Bazaar Road, Mylapore till Oct 19. The deity will adorn a special alangaram every evening. The schedule is as follows: Oct 11 – Kamakshi alangaram Oct 12 – Kamba nadi Shiva […]

October 11, 2018

Navaratri festival: scenes in Mylapore on Wednesday

Navaratri festival: scenes in Mylapore on Wednesday

The buzz of Navaratri has begun and evidence of it was all over Mylapore on Wednesday – rituals in temples, concerts by young artistes and invitations going out to neighbours to visit homes and take part in the celebrations. At […]

October 8, 2018

Navarathri celebrations in the neighbourhood…

Navarathri will be celebrated from Oct 10 to 19 this year. Here is a look at the festivities planned by temples and local groups in the neighbourhood… AT TEMPLES Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore Goddess Karpagambal will adorn a different alangaram […]

October 7, 2018

Navarathri at Nandalala

The theme for this year’s kolu at Sri Nandalala Cultural Centre, Mylapore is ‘Sri Paada Mahimai’. Stories depicting the glory of Lord Krishna will be displayed at the kolu. The kolu will be inaugurated on Oct 9. Events to be […]

September 29, 2018

Kalyana Utsavam: At Alwarpet temple

Kalyana utsavam will be held for Sri Srinivasa Perumal at Sri Krishna Koorthazhavan Devasthanam at Alwarpet on Oct 13 to mark the fourth saturday in the month of Puratassi. The festivities will start off in the morning followed by lunch […]

September 22, 2018

Pavithrotsavam at Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple

The annual pavithrotsavam of Sri Srinivasa Perumal will be held from Sep 24 to 30 at Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple, Mylapore. Daily events include a homam in the morning and a procession in the evening. Veda, prabandha, ithihasa, purana and […]

September 19, 2018

Missing idol at Sri Kapali Temple; court critical of priests

The case of the ‘missing’ idol of a peacock in one of the sannidhis of Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple in Mylapore is playing out in the Madras High Court even as the state says the police’s Idol Wing CID is probing […]

September 17, 2018

Idols of Lord Vinayaka immersed at the beach on Sunday evening

Idols of Lord Vinayaka immersed at the beach on Sunday evening

Thousands of idols of Lord Vinayaka were immersed at the beach at Foreshore Estate and Marina Beach yesterday evening. San Thome High Road was packed with vans and lorries, both big and small, carrying the images of the deity. Huge […]

September 14, 2018

Vinayaka Chaturthi in MRC Nagar colony

Vinayaka Chaturthi celebrations are on at Sri Gnana Sundara Vinayakar Temple at Rani Meyammai Towers at MRC Nagar till Sep 15. A special abhishkam and aradhanai will be held on Saturday morning. In the evening, the residents of the community […]

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