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February 23, 2019

Annakooda Thirupavadai utsavam celebrated at Sri Vendanta Desikar Devasthanam

Annakooda Thirupavadai utsavam celebrated at Sri Vendanta Desikar Devasthanam

Annakooda Thirupavadai utsavam was celebrated at Sri Vedanta Desikar Devastanam on Feb 22. A special thirumanjanam was held for Sri Srinivasa Perumal in the morning. “Earlier, we used to make 30 varieties of rice. And arrange a huge heap of […]

February 23, 2019

Special mass held for class X and XII students at St Lazarus Church

Special mass held for class X and XII students at St Lazarus Church

On Feb 22, a special mass and adoration was held for class X and XII students at Our Lady of Guidance Church at 6.15 pm in Lazarus Church Road, R.A.Puram. The parish priest P. S.Kanickaraj and assistant parish priest Antony Das […]

February 21, 2019

Parish priests ask church-goers to hand over dry palms for Ash Wednesday service

March 6 is observed as Ash Wednesday by the Christians, a day that flags off the Lenten season – a season when people are asked to reflect on their short comings and slips and atone for wrongs. In the church […]

February 21, 2019

Moksha deepam lit at Sri Kapali Temple in memory of slain CRPF men

Moksha deepam lit at Sri Kapali Temple in memory of slain CRPF men

At Sri Kapali Temple, members of Hindu Temple Reclaim Movement lighted a Moksha deepam (a light for the departed souls to attain moksha) as a tribute to the CRPF personnel killed in Pulwama recently. It took place in front of […]

February 20, 2019

Masi Magam: At Marina Beach

Masi Magam: At Marina Beach

It was a pleasant surprise for the regulars when the Gods made their way to the sands of the Marina Beach on Masi Magam (Feb 19) this year. Thousands were seen taking a dip in the cool waters there. At […]

February 19, 2019

Free Bhagavatam classes at Sri Kapali Temple

Free Bhagavatam classes at Sri Kapali Temple

Indira Srinivasan who teaches Narayaneeyam and Sundarakandam along with her group (Mylapore Narayaneeyam) at Sri Kapali Temple has started taking Srimad Bhagavatam classes recently. She teaches the meaning and the way in which Bhagavatam has to be recited. She has […]

February 18, 2019

Masi Magam: On Feb 19

Tomorrow morning (Feb 19), to mark Masi Magam, the deities of several temples in the neighbourhood including Sri Kapali Temple, Sri Virupaksheeswarar Temple, Sri Malleeswarar Temple and Sri Velleeswarar Temple will be taken to Marina Beach where poojas and rituals […]

February 18, 2019

Panguni festival: Lagna Patrikai read at Sri Kapali Temple

Panguni festival: Lagna Patrikai read at Sri Kapali Temple

On Feb 15,  the Lagna Patrika for the Panguni fest to be held at Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple from March 11 was read. Many traditional rituals were performed before the reading. The event started with a two hour long abhishekam.

February 15, 2019

Maha Abhishekam is on at Sri Kapali Temple

Maha Abhishekam is on at Sri Kapali Temple

The Maha abhisekham, a ritual performed before reading the Lagna Patrika for Panguni Festival started at Sri Kapali Temple on Feb 15 at 5.30 pm. It will continue until 7.30 pm. The chief priests of the temple are doing the abhisekham for Sri Somaskandar […]

February 15, 2019

Vidya abhivirithi sankalpa archanai: At Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple on Feb 24

Sri Vidya Abhivirithi Sankalpa archanai for students of classes X and XII will be held at Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple, Mylapore on Sunday, Feb 24. The morning session will be held from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. and the evening […]

February 13, 2019

Ratha Sapthami Celebration at Adi Kesava Perumal Temple.

Ratha Sapthami Celebration at Adi Kesava Perumal Temple.

On Feb 12, Ratha Sapthami was celebrated at many local temples. At Adi Kesava Perumal Temple, Lord Adi Kesava Perumal along with Goddesses Sridevi and Bhudevi was taken in procession throughout the day in seven vahanams (thiruther, garuda sevai, sesha […]

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