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December 15, 2018

Sri Ayyappa Bhakta Jana Sabha, Mylapore hosts festival

Sri Ayyappa Bhakta Jana Sabha, Mylapore hosts festival

As a part of Mahakumbabisheka festival hosted by Sri Ayyappa Bhakta Jana Sabha, the Thiruabarana petti (holy jewellery box) of Sri Ayyappan was taken in procession with chenda melam leading it across the Mada Streets of Mylapore on Dec 14 […]

December 14, 2018

Mandala pooja: By Ayyappa Bhaktha Samajam

Ayyappa Bhaktha Samajam, Mandavelipakkam, will be conducting its 58th mandala pooja from Dec 21 to 27 at Kalyana Nagar Association. Annadanam will be held everyday. The schedule is as follows: Dec 21 – Sastha homam Dec 22 – Maharudra Yagnam Dec 23 – […]

December 12, 2018

Mylapore temple streamlines offerings to keep campus tidy

Mylapore temple streamlines offerings to keep campus tidy

The managers at Sri Velleswarar Temple in Mylapore have addressed a messy issue here. Spillage of offerings made to the gods here have been discouraged. The temple management has introduced a bin system from Dec 1. A row of big […]

December 5, 2018

You can donate to goshala at Sri Kapali Temple

You can donate to goshala at Sri Kapali Temple

Donations to the goshala at Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple in Mylapore are welcome. You can donate cattle if you wish to, say temple staff. At present, this goshala has 11 cows, 1 bull and 16 calves. All the 28 animals are […]

December 3, 2018

Madras-Mylapore Catholic diocese plans Eucharistic Congress in 2019

Archbishop Rev. George Antonysamy of Madras-Mylapore diocese has announced that the Archdiocese Eucharistic Congress will be held in November 2019. This declaration was made through a letter of his that was read out to the congregation at all the Catholic […]

November 28, 2018

Lighting up Sri Kapali Tank: An effort by volunteers

Lighting up Sri Kapali Tank: An effort by volunteers

Every year, during Karthigai Deepam, the task of lighting up the tank at Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore is taken up by the members of Thiruvasaga Thirusabhai. This group, mainly consisting of volunteers, has been active for more than two decades. […]

November 24, 2018

Tank of Sri Kapali Temple looks magical with hundreds of lit oil lamps

Tank of Sri Kapali Temple looks magical with hundreds of lit oil lamps

The Karthigai Deepam celebration at Sri Kapali Temple were held on the temple campus on Thursday, ending with the chokka panai at Sannidhi Street junction. But they continued on Friday evening when the Deepam is celebrated at Thiruvannamalai in a […]

November 23, 2018

Karthigai Deepam celebrated at Sri Kapali Temple

Karthigai Deepam celebrated at Sri Kapali Temple

The celebration of Karthigai Deepam at Sri Kapali Temple in Mylapore on Thursday evening was a solemn and traditional affair. Since 6 p.m. people kept streaming into the temple and lighting earthen oil lamps. The rain had taken a break […]

November 22, 2018

Rath procession to celebrate birth anniversary of Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Rath procession to celebrate birth anniversary of Sri Sathya Sai Baba

On account of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba’s 93rd birth anniversary celebrations, a maha rathotsavam was held on November 18 by Sri Sathya Sai Seva organisation. The rath was taken around the mada streets of Mylapore’s Sri Kapali Temple zone, […]

November 20, 2018

Karthigai season events at local temples…..

Here are some of the events scheduled at temples in the neighbourhood for the month of Karthigai… At Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore, 108 conches will be used for an abhishekam for Sri Kapaleeswarar, every Monday evening (for karthigai somavaram). On […]

November 17, 2018

Devotees queue at Sri Ayyappa Temple to start prayer, rituals for pilgrimage

Devotees queue at Sri Ayyappa Temple to start prayer, rituals for pilgrimage

Sri Ayyappa Temple in MRC Nagar in R. A. Puram was a busy place early on Saturday morning, the first day of the karthigai season. It was also the day many devotees of Ayyappa chose to start their rituals and […]

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