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June 18, 2019

Chaturmas Pravesh at Jain Temple on June 20

Chaturmas Pravesh at Jain Temple on June 20

The Chaturmas Pravesh – the entrance of saints inside the Jain temple off Kutchery Road as a part of the five-month-long Chaturmas festival will start on June 20. To mark this, a grand procession will take place on this day […]

June 14, 2019

Vaikasi Visakam at Sri Kapali Temple

Vaikasi Visakam at Sri Kapali Temple

On June 14, a large number of devotees gathered at Sri Kapaleeshwarar Temple as two auspicious occasions – pradosham and vaikasi visakam, the birth star of Sri Singaravelar fell on this day. On one side the rituals for pradosham were […]

June 14, 2019

108 Thiru villaku pooja at Sri Kapali Temple on June 16

On the occasion of Aani pournami (June 16) 108 Thiru villaku pooja will take place for Sri Karpagambal at Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore. Women who wish to participate in the pooja may pay Rs 100 and get the ticket at […]

June 12, 2019

Thotta Utsavam at Sri Adi Kesava Perumal Temple

Thotta utsavam at Sri Adi Kesava Perumal Temple, Mylapore will be held on June 16 and 30 this year. On both the days, Perumal and his consorts Bhoodevi and Sridevi and Chakratalvar will be taken on a procession around the […]

June 7, 2019

Sri Sastha Kalyana Mahotsavam

Shri Shanti Apartments Satsangam is organising a Sri Sastha Kalyana Mahotsavam on June 8 and 9 at Appu Mudali Street, Mylapore. The event will begin with a thodaya mangalam and dolotsavam on June 8. Unjavruthi and Sri Sastha Kalyana mahotsavam […]

June 7, 2019

Vidaiyatri utsavam: At Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple

Brahmotsavam celebrations are on at Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple till June 13. A three day Vidaiyatri utsavam will be held from June 14 -16. The deity will be taken on a veedi purappadu in the evening everyday. For details contact […]

June 7, 2019

Sri Vedanta Desikar Devasthanam opens new mandapam at Chitrakulam West Street

Sri Vedanta Desikar Devasthanam opens new mandapam at Chitrakulam West Street

Sri Vedanta Desikar Devasthanam, Mylapore has opened its new Gangai Kondan (G. K.) mandapam at the far end of Chitrakulam West Street near P. K. Mahal. It was under construction since the past few weeks. R. Mugundan, the temple trustee […]

June 6, 2019

Sri Kapali Temple’s ther shed to get a new shutter

Sri Kapali Temple's ther shed to get a new shutter

The north facing metal shutter of Sri Kapali Temple’s ther enclosure came apart a couple of weeks ago. Attempts were made by temple authorities and devotees to get it repaired but that did not work. A new shutter will now […]

June 5, 2019

R. K. Math renovates hall, discourses to be held at old temple

Ramakrishna Math, R. K. Mutt Road, Mylapore is renovating the Ramakrishnananda hall after 20 years. Hence, the discourses that are usually conducted at this hall (located below the temple, on ground floor) are taking place at the old temple. Swami […]

June 5, 2019

Muslims celebrate Id-ul-Fitr

Muslims celebrate Id-ul-Fitr

Muslims of the neighbourhood headed to their local mosques to celebrate the festival of Id-ul-Fitr this morning. The celebration rounds off the long season of fasting, prayer and works of charity that the community observes. The season ends with a […]

June 5, 2019

Restoration work begins on heritage church in Luz

Restoration work begins on heritage church in Luz

The heritage church in Luz called Our Lady of Light Church is being readied for extensive repairs and restoration. Said to have been built in the mid-16th century, this church which is locally referred to as ‘kattu koil’, meaning church […]

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