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January 25, 2020

Teppam festival of Sri Adikesava Perumal Temple begins

Teppam festival of Sri Adikesava Perumal Temple begins

The five day teppam festival of Sri Adikesava Perumal Temple in Mylapore began on January 24 evening, Friday. Since there is no water in the Chitrakulam – the tank of this temple, the temple authorities have created a symbolic tank […]

January 21, 2020

Teppam at Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple from Feb. 8

The annual Thai poosam teppam (float festival) of Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple, Mylapore will be held from Feb. 8 to 10. Preparations for the celebration are expected to begin soon. A huge float will be specially constructed for the three-day festival, that […]

January 21, 2020

Vice-president of India inaugurates centenary celebrations of Sri Ramakrishna Math’s Thamizh magazine

Vice-president of India inaugurates centenary celebrations of Sri Ramakrishna Math's Thamizh magazine

On Jan. 12, the vice president of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the year-long centenary celebrations of Sri Ramakrishna Math’s Thamizh magazine called ‘Sri Ramakrishna Vijayam’. The event was held at Narada Gana Sabha, at T.T.K Road, Alwarpet. Governor of […]

January 20, 2020

Church hosts meet to foster unity among Christian denominations

Church hosts meet to foster unity among Christian denominations

A special religious meet was held atOur Lady of Visitation Church, Abiramapuram last weekend.  The intention of this event was to foster unity among the various denominations of the Christian faith. It was hosted by Fr. T. Anthony Raj, parish […]

January 12, 2020

Sri Thyagaraja Aradhana Mahotsavam

Two groups will be celebrating Sri Thyagaraja Aradhana Mahotsavam this coming week.. -At Mathala Narayanan Street, guru Rukmini Ramani and noted vocalists Yogam Santhanam and Rajam will lead a group performing pancharathna krithis on Jan. 15. At 12, Mathala Narayanan […]

January 10, 2020

Arudra darshanam at Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple

Arudra darshanam at Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple

On Jan 9 evening, Arudra darshanam, an important celebration at Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple, Mylapore took place. The festival started with the grand pon oonjal ceremony at the navarathri mandapam. Later, the panchamurtis – Sri Vinayagar, Sri Kapaleeswarar, Sri Karpagambal, Sri Murugar, […]

January 6, 2020

Vaikunta Ekadasi at Sri Vendanta Desikar Temple

Vaikunta Ekadasi at Sri Vendanta Desikar Temple

On the occasion of Vaikunta Ekadasi on Jan 6, hundreds of people visited Sri Vendanta Desikar Temple in Mylapore. They arrived as early as 4.30 a.m. to get darshan of Lord Perumal passing through the paramapada vasal (door). The deity of Perumal was […]

January 6, 2020

Church celebrates Epiphany at Sunday Mass, parish children get surprise gifts

Church celebrates Epiphany at Sunday Mass, parish children get surprise gifts

The feast of Epiphany better known as the feast of the three kings, in a way winds up the Christmas celebrations – a day when families dismantle the crib sets and bring down the buntings and the illumination they put […]

January 4, 2020

Maintenance work on at Jain temple in Mylapore

Maintenance work on at Jain temple in Mylapore

Maintenance work is on at Jain temple on Kutchery Road, Mylapore. Says Ashok, a member of the Jain community, “This is a regular maintenance work that is undertaken every year.” For the past few days, men are polishing the marble […]

January 1, 2020

Vaikunta Ekadasi is on Jan. 6 this year

Vaikunta Ekadasi falls on Jan. 6 this year. Here are some of the events planned at a few temples in the neighbourhood… -At Sri Adi Kesava Perumal Temple, Mylapore, viswaroopa darshanam will be held at 2 a.m. Parampada vasal sevai […]

December 31, 2019

Arrangements for New Year celebrations on at local temples

Arrangements for New Year celebrations on at local temples

This evening (Dec.31), elaborate arrangements were on at the local temples in Mylapore for the New Year celebrations. From 5 p.m., devotees were seen queuing outside Sri Saibaba temple in Venkatesa Agraharam Road to get tickets for shangu abhishekam that […]

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