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August 2, 2019

Women buy bangles and vara lakshmi nombu sets at North Mada Street, Mylapore

Women buy bangles and vara lakshmi nombu sets at North Mada Street, Mylapore

On August 2, evening women were busy buying the Varalakshmi nombu sets and bangles at the shops in North Mada Street, Mylapore. Says Pramila, a resident of C.V.Raman Road, “The Varalakshmi nombu (fasting) falls next week. On this day, we […]

August 1, 2019

Kanchi Mutt guru at Sri Asthika Samajam: An update

Kanchi Mutt guru at Sri Asthika Samajam: An update

Sri Vijayendra Saraswathi Swamigal, the head of the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam at Kanchipuram, is observing his Chaturmasya vratam at Sri Asthika Samajam, Alwarpet this year. S. Balaji, the secretary of the Samajam says, “He will be here till Sept 14. […]

August 1, 2019

Aadi pooram is on Aug 3 this year

Aadi pooram will be celebrated at Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore on Aug 3. Devotees can bring bangles for the deity. A special abhishekam will be performed for Goddess Karpagambal in the morning and she will adorn a special alankaram.

July 31, 2019

Aadi Amavasai: People perform special rituals at Sri Kapali Temple tank, beach front

Aadi Amavasai: People perform special rituals at Sri Kapali Temple tank, beach front

Amavasai (new moon) fell on July 31 during the Tamil month of Aadi. As the day is considered very auspicious, hundreds of people performed special rituals (tarpanam) for their ancestors in and around Sri Kapali Temple tank, Mylapore. “It is […]

July 31, 2019

Annual Feast at Our Lady of Guidance Church from August 9 onwards

Annual Feast at Our Lady of Guidance Church from August 9 onwards

The annual feast at Our Lady of Guidance Church (St. Lazarus Church) at R.A.Puram will be celebrated from August 9 to 18, this year. The celebration will begin on August 9 with flag-hoisting in the evening at 6 p.m. The […]

July 31, 2019

Festivals are coming. This workshop prepared a group for them.

The Mylapore Trio, S. Amarnath, S. Surendranath, S. Aparna, and members of Sri Sumukhi Rajasekharan Memorial Foundation organised the 16th Pooja Vidhanam, an innovative workshop. It was held for a women’s group called ‘Kadambari’ on July 20,at  Venus Colony, Alwarpet. […]

July 26, 2019

Aadi Krithigai at Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore

Aadi Krithigai at Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore

On July 26, Aadi Krithigai, a festival dedicated to Lord Murugar took place at Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore. A special abhisekham and deeparadanai was performed for Lord Murugar. In the evening the utsava moorthy of Lord Murugar and Goddesses Valli […]

July 26, 2019

Sri Kapali Temple tank starts filling up

Sri Kapali Temple tank starts filling up

After the recent spell of rains, Sri Kapali Temple tank is filled with some water. However, one corner of this tank is still dry. D. Kaveri, Executive Officer of Sri Kapali Temple says, “After the rains, the water level has […]

July 22, 2019

Sri Ramakrishna Math to celebrate Swami Ramakrishnananda Jayanti on July 30

Sri Ramakrishna Math located at R.K.Mutt road will be celebrating the 157 th birthday of Swami Ramakrishnananda (Ramakrishnananda Jayanti) on July 30. A special puja will be held at 7.30 a.m. After 10 a.m., Sri Ramakrishna Homa will take place. […]

July 19, 2019

Aadi velli celebration at Mundagakanni Amman Temple, Mylapore

Aadi velli celebration at Mundagakanni Amman Temple, Mylapore

As the Tamil month of Aadi has begun, festivities are on at all Amman temples in the Mylapore neighborhood. This evening, Mundagakanni Amman temple was beautifully decorated with flower pandals and banana trees. Women devotees, wearing traditional sarees did pongal […]

July 19, 2019

99 th anniversary celebration of Punitha Anthoniyar Aalayam is on at Selvarajapuram, Dooming Kuppam

99 th anniversary celebration of Punitha Anthoniyar Aalayam is on at Selvarajapuram, Dooming Kuppam

The 99 th anniversary celebration of Punitha Anthoniyar Aalayam, a church at Selvarajapuram of Dooming Kuppam, is on now. This church formed in 1920 is devoted to Saint Antony. The festival started on July 9 and will be on till […]

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