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December 10, 2019

Karthigai Deepam: Volunteers will light thousands of earthen lamps on steps of tank of Sri Kapali Temple

Karthigai Deepam: Volunteers will light thousands of earthen lamps on steps of tank of Sri Kapali Temple

On the eve of Karthigai Deepam at Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple, Mylapore, volunteers placed earthen oil lamps on the steps of the temple’s tank. Every year, some 20 volunteers guided by Sreekanth, a senior temple volunteer decorate the tank with thousands […]

December 2, 2019

Karthigai Deepam plans at Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple

Karthigai Deepam plans at Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple

Karthigai Deepam celebration will be held at Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple, Mylapore from Dec. 10 to 13. On Dec 10, special rituals and deeparadanai will take place for Sri Annamalaiyar. The chokka panai event will take place on Dec 11. On […]

November 23, 2019

Birth anniversary of Sathya Sai Baba; events on at temple in R. A. Puram

The 94th birth anniversary celebration of Sri Sathya Sai Baba is on at the ‘Sundaram’ Temple located off Greenways Road in R. A. Puram. Chanting of vedas, video shows and a concert by Mambalam Sisters at 5 pm is scheduled […]

November 18, 2019

Karthigai celebration begins; lamps light up steps of tank of Sri Kapali Temple

Karthigai celebration begins; lamps light up steps of tank of Sri Kapali Temple

As the Thamixh month of Karthigai unfolded, traditional celebrations have started at Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple in Mylapore. On Monday evening, even as the priests performed 108 shakabhishekam inside the temple, Sachidanandan and his family from Villivakkam lit earthen oil lamps […]

November 12, 2019

Anna Abhishekam at Sri Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Mylapore

Anna Abhishekam at Sri Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Mylapore

On Nov. 12 evening, hundreds of devotees gathered at Sri Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Mylapore to witness the annual Anna Abhishekam ceremony. Every year, on the occasion of Aippasi pournami, the moolavar murthi of Sri Kapaleeshwarar is decorated with Annam (cooked rice) […]

November 7, 2019

Service in Luz to remember church priests who have passed away

On November 2, Christians made time to observe All Souls Day, a day when they remember members of the family who have passed away. At the two neighbourhood cemeteries, many people spent time at the graves of people who had […]

November 4, 2019

Hundreds take part in Chhath puja on Marina on Sunday

Hundreds take part in Chhath puja on Marina on Sunday

Hundreds of people gathered on the shores of the Marina early on Sunday to take part in the annual Chhath puja – a puja that goes back long in time and is said to be a thanksgiving to the Sun […]

November 3, 2019

Soorasamharam at two ends of mada streets on Saturday

Soorasamharam at two ends of mada streets on Saturday

Mylapore’s South, East and North Mada Streets, sections of it to be exact were the stage for the soorasamharam as the annual skanda sashti celebration in honour of lord Muruga came to an end on Saturday evening. At the Gandhi […]

November 3, 2019

Mandala pooja: At Sri Ayyappa Swamy Temple

Mandala pooja at Sri Ayyappa Swamy Temple, R. A. Puram will be held from Nov. 17 to Dec. 27 this year. A laksharchanai will be held for 27 days from Nov. 17 to Dec. 13. The brahmotsavam celebrations will be […]

November 2, 2019

Christians visit local cemeteries on day they pray for the dead

Christians visit local cemeteries on day they pray for the dead

Christians have been visiting the two cemeteries in the Mylapore zone to pray at the graves of their family as the community observes All Souls Day on Nov.2 every year -a ┬átime to remember the dead and pray for them. […]

October 23, 2019

Two cemeteries cleaned for All Souls Day prayers on Nov.2

Two cemeteries cleaned for All Souls Day prayers on Nov.2

Christians will observe All Souls Day on November 2, a day to recall those who have passes away in the family and to pray for them. On this day, families also visit cemeteries where their family membered are buried and […]

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