Archive for the Religious Category

September 26, 2019

Frenetic shopping for kolu dolls on Mylapore’s mada streets

Frenetic shopping for kolu dolls on Mylapore's mada streets

The kolu dolls bazaar of Mylapore is now choc-a-bloc with shoppers who are keen to grab a deal and go home with a set of dolls they want now. Scores of shoppers fill the jam-packed North Mada Street to do […]

September 26, 2019

Mahasamadhi celebrations at Sri Saibaba Temple, Mylapore : From Sep.28 to Oct.15

The 101 st mahasamadhi celebrations of Sri Sainath and 63 rd aradhana of Narasimhaswamiji will take place from Sep. 28 to Oct. 15 at Sri Saibaba Temple, Mylapore. On Oct. 8 a special rudhra abhishekam, and mahadeeparadanai will be performed […]

September 23, 2019

Descendants of pastor who built St. Thomas English Church pay visit: here from NZ

Descendants of pastor who built St. Thomas English Church pay visit: here from NZ

The 177-year-old CSI St. Thomas English Church at San Thome had special visitors from Warkworth, New Zealand on Sunday, September 22. Jenni McGlashan (a great-great granddaughter of Rev. Robert Carver, the missionary who built the Church in 1842) and her […]

September 22, 2019

Restoration at heritage church in Luz on at steady pace

Restoration at heritage church in Luz on at steady pace

Work is on at steady pace in the restoration of the heritage church in Luz called Our Lady of Light Church. The front end of the church, first built in the early 16th century and enlarged later is now covered […]

September 12, 2019

Felicitation function

A felicitation function has been organised for presidential awardee U. Ve. Karunakaracharya Swamy at Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple, Mylapore on Sep 14. U. Ve. Padmanabhacharya Swamy, srikaryam, Sri Ahobila Mutt, is the chief guest. All are welcome. At 4, K. […]

September 11, 2019

Muharram special rituals performed at Bazzar Road, Mylapore

Muharram special rituals performed at Bazzar Road, Mylapore

On the eve of Muharram (Sept. 10),this was the scene near a small mosque at Bazaar Road in Mylapore. A pandal with metal structures was erected here. “In the memory of Hazrat Muhammad Mustafa’s grandson, Hazrat Imam Hussain, and others who […]

September 10, 2019

Hayagreeva Jayanthi: At Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple tomorrow

Sri Hayagreeva Jayanthi will be celebrated at Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple, Mylapore on Sep 11 this year. 89 kalasams will be used to perform a thirumanjanam for Sri Hayagreevar in the morning. A staff at the temple office says, “Tomorrow […]

September 5, 2019

Elaborate arrangements are on at Pattinapakkam for Vinayaka idol immersion this weekend

Elaborate arrangements are on at Pattinapakkam for Vinayaka idol immersion this weekend

Elaborate arrangements are on at Pattinapakkam for the mass immersion of Vinayaka idols that is set to take place this weekend. The Mylapore and Foreshore Estate Police, besides others, will manage the security arrangements here. From Monday, some people started […]

September 3, 2019

People start immersing idols of Vinayaka in sea

People start immersing idols of Vinayaka in sea

A few people began to let the idols of Vinayaka to be set off into the sea on Monday evening after the morning rituals. Many families landed up at the Pattinapakkam shoreline to drop the idols in the sea. A […]

September 2, 2019

Concerts for Vinayaka Chaturthi season at R. A. Puram temple

Sri Vinayaka Chaturthi celebrations are fairly big at the Sri Karpaga Vinayaka Temple in R. A. Puram. Once the Monday rituals and events are over, the spot light will be on the Carnatic music concerts from Sept.3 onwards, held in […]

August 30, 2019

Sri Kapali Temple car shed: shutter being set right

Sri Kapali Temple car shed: shutter being set right

Weeks after the giant shutter of the car shed that houses the ‘ther’ of Sri Kapali Temple’s came apart, repairs are being understaken. This is the shutter that faces Mathala Narayanan Street. The entire metal shutter has been removed and […]

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