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March 2, 2021

Mahakumbhabhishekam of Sri Varashakti Vinayakar Temple, R. K. Nagar

Mahakumbhabhishekam of Sri Varashakti Vinayakar Temple, R. K. Nagar

R. K. Nagar residents and devotees of Shri Varashakti Vinayakar participated in the grand Punaha Avarthana Ashtabandhana Mahakumbhabhishekam, or the repainting, purification and renewal of the gopuram and premises. The three-day festival started with homams and yagams on Feb.22 and 23 and […]

March 2, 2021

Teppam fest at Sri Madhava Perumal Temple held

Teppam fest at Sri Madhava Perumal Temple held

The annual teppam of Sri Madhava Perumal Temple, Mylapore was held over three days. It ended on Monday, March 1 evening. Though there was water in the temple’s tank which was laid with a new bed with fresh clayey soil […]

March 1, 2021

Panguni fest 2020: kodiyetram takes place

Panguni fest 2020: kodiyetram takes place

The gathering was small but significant was the event – the kodiyetram for the 2020 Panguni vizha at Sri Kapali Temple that took place this March 1 morning, 6 a.m. onwards. This signalled the start of what is technically last […]

February 27, 2021

Masi Magam: Procession of Sri Kapaleeswarar and Karpagambal at Marina shore

Masi Magam: Procession of Sri Kapaleeswarar and Karpagambal at Marina shore

The images of lord Kapaleeswarar and of Karpagambal were carried in one palaquin to the shores of the Marina this Saturday morning  ( Feb.27) as part of the Masi Magam event. The procession reached the shoreline at about 9 a.m. […]

February 25, 2021

Sri Kapali Temple: 2020 Brahmotsavam: Risbhabha vahanam on Mar. 5, Chariot on Mar. 7, Thiru Kalyanam on Mar. 10

Sri Kapali Temple: 2020 Brahmotsavam: Risbhabha vahanam on Mar. 5, Chariot on Mar. 7, Thiru Kalyanam on Mar. 10

Last year’s Brahmotsavam of Sri Kapali Temple that was slated to be held in Panguni of 2020 but had to be cancelled because of the national pandemic time lockdown will now be held from this Sunday ( Feb 28). The […]

February 24, 2021

Sri Kapali Temple 2021 Panguni fest: main events schedule

Sri Kapali Temple 2021 Panguni fest: main events schedule

Here are the key events of the 2021 edition of the Panguni festival of Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore. March 19 – kodiyetram March 21 –  Adikara Nandi March 23 – Rishaba Vahanam March 25 – Thiruther March 26 – Arabathumoovar […]

February 23, 2021

Sri Kapali Temple: Last year’s Brahmotsavam to be held on smaller scale

Last month, Mylapore Times reported on the possibility of a double bonanza for devotees with  last year’s Brahmotsavam taking place before this year’s event (.http://www.mylaporetimes.com/2021/01/will-last-years-cancelled-brahmotsavam-be-held-at-sri-kapali-temple-in-coming-months/). While on the same day last year, the Lagna Pathirikkai was read out, the national […]

February 23, 2021

Three deceased priests hailing from R. A. Puram remembered at special Mass

Three deceased priests hailing from R. A. Puram remembered at special Mass

A memorial eucharistic service was held for three priests who attained eternal life at Our Lady of Guidance Church also known as Lazarus Church on Feb. 22 morning. Rev. Dr. Lawrence Pius, the bishop of Dharmapuri presided over the service. […]

February 22, 2021

Panguni fest: Lagna Pathirikkai now a grand event

Panguni fest: Lagna Pathirikkai now a grand event

It is on the Maasi Thiruvathirai day every year that the presentation of the schedule of events of the Panguni Brahmotsavam takes place at the Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple signifying the formal announcement of the specifics of the grand annual utsavam. […]

February 20, 2021

Masi magam on Feb.27

Masi magam is scheduled for Feb.27 and the temple processions will start from a few Mylapore temples 5 a.m. onwards. They will all head to the Marina shoreline behind Kannagi statue.

February 19, 2021

Proposal to build steps all around Chitrakulam with HR&CE dept.

A proposal to build steps on all four sides inside the Chitrakulam is now with the HR&CE Department. This is a big project and will require a large outlay of funds. N. C. Sridhar, head of trustees of Sri Audi […]

February 18, 2021

Some repairs, 47 mts above . . .

Some repairs, 47 mts above . . .

It isn’t easy to work on a solitary piece of structure at a height of 47-plus metres from the ground. At least, for the team that is repairing the illuminated cross that is atop the tallest spire of St Thomas […]

February 17, 2021

Panguni fest at Sri Kapali Temple: lakhna patrikai event on Feb.22

The annual Panguni festival of Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple will be held this year. Arrangements have been made for the lakhna patrikai event which formally releases the plans and schedule for the celebration; this event will be held on Feb.22 evening […]

February 17, 2021

Ash Wednesday in pandemic time . . .

Ash Wednesday in pandemic time . . .

This was a simple, symbolic event in the church but it still reminded people that the pandemic is with us and we must follow some precautions. Ash Wednesday, the first day of the Lenten season that Christians follow at this […]

February 16, 2021

Local churches to hold Ash Wednesday services tommorrow

Christians will observe Ash Wednesday tommorrow. A symbolic event held during the Mass that launches the season of Lent – a time for reparation and reflection that ends with the remembrance of Jesus’ death. In local churches, old, dry palms […]

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