Archive for the Religious Category

December 30, 2019

Devotees of local group perform Sri Ayyappan laksharchanai

The Luz branch of Akhila Bharatha Iyyappa Seva Sangam celebrated their 22nd Sri Iyyappan laksharchanai on Sunday, Dec.22 at Madhava Perumal Vasantha kalyana mandapam, Mylapore. The event started off with a ganapathi momam and a gho pooja. Later, a vilakku […]

December 27, 2019

New Year special rituals at local temples in Mylapore

With just a few days to go for New Year, the local temples in Mylapore have planned special rituals and poojas. At Sri Saibaba Temple in Venkatesa Agraharam Road, Sangu abishekam will be performed on the diety on Dec. 31 […]

December 25, 2019

Full house at churches for midnight Christmas services

Full house at churches for midnight Christmas services

If there was one area which was soaking in the Christmas spirit early as the clock moved to the midnight hour on December 24 it was the San Thome Cathedral zone. Even as the rush hour traffic dropped past 9 […]

December 23, 2019

Hanuman Jayanthi celebrations in the neighbourhood

This is how a few temples in the neighbourhood will be celebrating Hanuman Jayanthi this year… At Sri Anjaneya Temple at TNSC Bank Compound, Luz Church Road, Alwarpet (near Kauvery Hospital), the celebrations will be held on Dec. 25. A […]

December 23, 2019

Kanchi mutt guru to perform special pooja for Arudra darshanam on Jan. 10

Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam guru, Sri Vijayendra Saraswathi Swamigal, who is currently camped at Asthika Samajam, Venus Colony, Alwarpet will be performing Sri Chandramouliswarar pooja on a regular basis at the Samajam. The first kalam of the trikala pooja will be […]

December 22, 2019

Ekadina laksharchanai for Sri Ayyappa

Sri Mandikanda Seva Sangam is conducting its 25th year Ayyappa ekadina laksarchanai pooja on Dec. 25 at Vanniyar Kalyana Mandapam, South Mada Street, Mylapore. The event will start off with a Sri Sathyanarayana pooja and a Sri Ayyappa Swami procession […]

December 20, 2019

Akhanda vishnu sahasranamam chanting

Sairam Charitable Trust is organising a Sri Vishnu Sahasranamam akhanda japa yagna-108 avarthies from Dec. 21, 8 a.m. to Dec. 22, 8 a.m. At Ram Mandhir Mahal Upanyasa Mandapam, 87, R. H. Road, Mylapore. Ph: 9840570896.

December 19, 2019

Lighting and decorations create Christmas buzz at churches and school campuses

Lighting and decorations create Christmas buzz at churches and school campuses

The buzz and colours of Christmas are showing up at neighbourhood churches and school campuses. At San Thome Cathedral, the youth group has set up a beautiful Christmas tree.┬áSays Fr. Alexander, the assistant parish priest here, “Our choir groups are […]

December 15, 2019

Mandala pooja: At Kalyana Nagar Association from Dec. 17

The 59th mandala pooja, organised by Ayyappa Bhaktha Samajam, will be held from Dec. 17 to 23 at Kalyana Nagar Association, Mandavelipakkam. An abhishkema and archanai will be held everyday. A maha rudra yagnam will be held on Dec. 17 […]

December 13, 2019

Kanchi Mutt guru to perform Margazhi pooja at Asthika Samajam from Dec. 16

Sri Vijayendra Saraswathi Swamigal of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam will be performing pooja during the month of Margazhi at Asthika Samajam, Alwarpet from Dec. 16 to Jan. 31. He will arrive at the Samajam on Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. At […]

December 13, 2019

108 Sangabhishekam at Sri Malleeswarar Temple: On Dec. 16

A 108 sangabhishekam will be held at Sri Malleeswarar Temple on Monday, Dec. 16. A yagasalai pooja will be held at 4 p.m. followed by a special abhishekam for the dieties. The sangabhishekam will be held at 7 p.m. followed […]

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