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March 15, 2020

Panguni fest: officers discuss arrangements but not on virus issue and large crowds

Preparations are on for the annual Panguni festival of Sri Kapali Temple but there is no word yet on how the huge crowds that will attend the ther, arubathimoovar and thirukalyanam rituals and events will be dealt with in the […]

March 14, 2020

Panguni fest: pandal kaal event held at Sri Kapali Temple

Panguni fest: pandal kaal event held at Sri Kapali Temple

Rituals related to the Panguni festival of Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple, Mylapore continue as a run up to the key events later this month. On Thursday, March 12 morning the pandal kaal ceremony was held where a few poles were blessed […]

March 13, 2020

Brahmotsavam on at Sri Adi Kesava Perumal Temple

The brahmotsavam at Sri Adikesava Perumal temple, Mylapore is on from March 11 to 21. There are events here in the mornings and in the evenings.

March 13, 2020

Masi magam brahmotsavam of Sri Veerapakseeswarar Temple held

Masi magam brahmotsavam of Sri Veerapakseeswarar Temple held

The masi magam brahmotsavam of Sri Veerapakseeswarar Temple in Mylapore was held recently, with a series of religious events held in this temple located off Bazaar Road. A procession of the temple ther was part of the celebration. The thirukalyanam […]

March 5, 2020

Students, well-wishers of late Brahmasri V. Rajagopala Ganapatigal to hold shraddanjali on Mar.8

Students, well-wishers of late Brahmasri V. Rajagopala Ganapatigal to hold shraddanjali on Mar.8

Students and well-wishers of late Brahmasri V. Rajagopala Ganapatigal ( founder and editor of ‘Vaithikasri’ magazine and long time resident of Alwarpet/Mylapore area) are conducting a shraddanjali for their guru on March 8 at Asthika Samajam, Venus Colony from 7 […]

March 5, 2020

First ceremony of Panguni fest gets underway

The first formal religious ceremony associated with the annual Panguni festival of Sri Kapali temple, the reading of the lakna patrikai – took place on March 5 evening at the temple premises. A long abishekham of the gods took place […]

March 4, 2020

Panguni fest schedule of Sri Kapali Temple: key events

The main events for the Panguni festival to be held at Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore this year are listed below. March 29 – Flag hoisting (kodiyetram) in the morning March 31 – Adikara Nandi in the morning April 2  – […]

March 3, 2020

Section of San Thome cathedral being repaired, restored

Section of San Thome cathedral being repaired, restored

A section of the north wing of the St. Thomas Cathedral in San Thome is undergoing restoration now. The section has been barricaded for now. This part of the cathedral hosted the Blessed Sacrament altar where nuns of the congregation […]

March 1, 2020

Hundreds of women take part in procession to Kolavizhi Amman Temple for abishekham

Hundreds of women take part in procession to Kolavizhi Amman Temple for abishekham

Hundreds of women took part in the ‘paal kudam’ procession and milk abishekham to the amman at Sri Kolavizhi Amman Temple in Mylapore on Sunday morning. 1008 pots filled with milk were readied inside Sri Kapali Temple which was the […]

March 1, 2020

Thirukalyana Mahotsavam: At Sri Malleeswarar Temple on March 5

Thirukalyana Mahotsavam will be held at Sri Malleeswarar Temple, Mylapore on March 5. The event will start off with the ekadasa rudra parayanam in the morning. Later after noon, 108 conches will be used to perform an abhishekam for Sri […]

February 28, 2020

Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple starts enforcing dress code rule

Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple starts enforcing dress code rule

Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple in Mylapore has started enforcing the dress code for people visiting the temple. A few days ago, a notice explaining the dress code was placed at the eastern entrance of the temple. Now, a security personnel has […]

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