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August 16, 2018

Local temples celebrate Aadi Pooram

Local temples celebrate Aadi Pooram

At most Amman temples in the neighbourhood, there was a celebration, big or small, for Aadi Pooram on Aug 13. The deities were decorated with shiny jewellery, huge garlands and glass bangles. Special rituals were performed accompanied by the chanting […]

August 14, 2018

Feast of Our Lady of Mylapore from Aug.17

Feast of Our Lady of Mylapore from Aug.17

The annual feast of Our Lady of Mylapore is to be celebrated at the St Thomas Cathedral, San Thome from August 17 to 26 this year. On Aug.17, 5.30 p.m. the archbishop of Madras-Mylapore, Rev. Dr. George Antonysamy will take […]

August 12, 2018

Events at local temples….

Here are some of the events to be held at temples in the neighbourhood over the next few weeks…. Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple, Mylapore Aadi pooram falls on Aug 13 this year. An abhishekam will be held for goddess Karpagambal (utsavar) […]

August 12, 2018

Poojas held by devotees to mark Aadi Amavasai: At Sri Kapali Temple

Poojas held by devotees to mark Aadi Amavasai: At Sri Kapali Temple

Hundreds of people gathered at Sri Kapali Temple tank, Mylapore yesterday, Aug 11, to perform special poojas for their ancestors on the occasion of Aadi Amavasai. Several devotees were seen taking a dip in the water, others were seen doing […]

August 11, 2018

Bangles for the deity

Goddess Amman will be decorated with bangles at an event to be held by the Mylapore unit of Thamizhnadu Brahmin Association (Regd) on Aug 12 at Sri Adi Kesava Perumal Temple, Mylapore. All devotees attending the event will receive bangles […]

July 30, 2018

CSI diocese bishop, pastors attend prayer for ailing DMK leader

CSI diocese bishop, pastors attend prayer for ailing DMK leader

The pastors of the CSI diocese of Madras took part in a prayer service held this morning at the CSI Good Shepherd Church in Alwarpet. They prayed for the wellbeing of DMK leader Karunanidhi who is in hospital, in a […]

July 26, 2018

Idol missing from Sri Kapali Temple, allege devotees

According to a few devotees, a stone idol of a peacock, believed to be Goddess Karpagambal and located inside the sanctum sanctorum of the Sri Punnaivananathar Shrine at Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore has gone missing. The executive officer of the […]

July 21, 2018

Maha Rudra yagnam: At Mandavelipakkam

A Maha rudra yagnam will be held on July 22 at The Kalyana Nagar Association, Mandavelipakkam. Organised by Sri Sankara Priya. For details contact 9789885043.

July 18, 2018

The month of Aadi begins…

The month of Aadi begins...

The month of Aadi signifies the beginning of festivals after a long summer hiatus. On the first day, known as Aadi pirappu, women gather in large numbers at Amman temples to offer pongal to the deity. At Mundagakanni Amman Temple, […]

July 14, 2018

Events at local temples

Here are some of the events planned at temples in the neighbourhood for the next few weeks… Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore On Sunday, July 15, Aani Magam utsavam will be held at Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore. A special abhishekam will […]

July 10, 2018

Discourses series in July; on ‘Ashtavakra Gita’

This is for people who like to attend discourses. The Bagavata Darsanam series will be held at Narada Gana Sabha hall in Alwarpet by Brahmasri Nochur and on the ‘Ashtavakra Gita’. dates – July 16 – 22 – 6.30 pm […]

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