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March 19, 2019

Donors offer water, buttermilk, rice and sweets to people at arubathumoovar event

Donors offer water, buttermilk, rice and sweets to people at arubathumoovar event

Offering food and drink to people who head to Sri Kapali Temple for the Panguni festival has been a old tradition. And this year, on the days of the ther and the arubathumoovar processions, various organisations – socail, religious and […]

March 18, 2019

Panguni fest: Lakhs of devotees gather for arubathumoovar procession

Panguni fest: Lakhs of devotees gather for arubathumoovar procession

Arubathumoovar – the most important procession of the Panguni festival at Sri Kapali Temple took place this evening. The procession started at around 3.40 p.m. with goddess Kolavizhi Amman in the lead.

March 17, 2019

Panguni fest: grand ‘ther’ procession takes place, thousands participate

Panguni fest: grand 'ther' procession takes place, thousands participate

The grand ‘ther’ procession of the Panguni festival of Sri Kapali Temple has taken place this Sunday and thousands of people from Mylapore and across the city took part in it. The rituals were held from 6 a.m. onwards at […]

March 16, 2019

Brahmotsavam at Sri Adi Kesava Perumal Temple: From March 23

The brahmotsavam celebrations at Sri Adi Kesava Perumal Temple, Mylapore will be held from March 23 to 31. The schedule is as follows: March 23 – Kodiyetram March 24 – Sesha vahanam March 25 – Garuda Sevai March 26 – […]

March 15, 2019

Panguni fest: Preparations are on for Rishabha vahanam

Panguni fest: Preparations are on for Rishabha vahanam

The preparations for silver Rishabha vahanam were on from this morning. In the afternoon of March 15, the members of Thiruvasaga Thirusabhai polished the vahanam. Around 20 workers of Raji flower shop in Ponnambala Vathiyar Street tied the garlands and […]

March 15, 2019

Discourses at R. K. Math: March 16 to 22

Listed below are the discourses at R. K. Math, Mylapore, for the week: March 16: Tiruvasagam (Thamizh) by Swami Apavargananda. At 5.30 p.m. March 17: Philosophical Significance of Sri Ramakrishna Aratrikam by Swami Paramasukhananda. At 5.30 p.m. March 19: Periya […]

March 14, 2019

Free medical camp: During Ther and Arubathimoovar

A free medical camp will be held on March 17 and 18 at Vanniyar Mandapam at East Mada Street, Mylapore to help devotees during the Ther and Arubathimoovar festival. The camp, which has been organised by MTS Academy and Chennai […]

March 14, 2019

Renting out utensils for food preparation during Arubathimoovar

The Arubathimoovar procession which will be held on Monday, March 18, this year is synonymous with food donation. All over the neighbourhood, food stalls are set up to feed the thousands who drop in on that day to watch the […]

March 14, 2019

Panguni fest: Purusha mirugam vahanam taken out today

Panguni fest: Purusha mirugam vahanam taken out today

The deities were taken out on the silver Purusha Mirugam vahanam today morning. Considered to be a devotee of Lord Shiva, Purusha Mirugam, as the name suggests is half man and half animal. The silver kavacham was donated by the […]

March 13, 2019

Panguni fest: Thirugnanasambandar’s Gnanapal incident enacted today

Panguni fest: Thirugnanasambandar's Gnanapal incident enacted today

According to ancient texts, saint Thirugnanasambandar was less than five years old when Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati appeared before him. The goddess fed him some milk. When his father, who saw drops of milk on his mouth, asked him […]

March 13, 2019

Adikara Nandi makes its way around mada streets this morning

Adikara Nandi makes its way around mada streets this morning

It is a little after 6 a.m. Outside Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore hundreds of devotees have assembled. It is the third day of the festival, the day when the deity is taken out on a procession on the Adikara Nandi. […]

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