Religious events

The annual Pavithrotsavam of Sri Srinivasa Perumal at Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple, Mylapore will be held from September 29 to October 5.  Daily there will be a homam in the morning by 8 a.m. and evening there will be a procession by 6 p.m. and homam at 8 p.m. Veda, Prabandha, Ithihasa, Purana, Grantha parayanam will accompany the Homam by eminent scholars.Poornahidhi falls on Oct.5 at 10 p.m. For further details, contact the temple at 2495 3799.

Society of St. Vincent De Paul, San Thome will be celebrating its 80th annual day on Sep.30. It will be held at Arulappa a/c hall (inside the premises of National Shrine of St. Thomas Basilica) at 11 a.m. Rev. D. Lawrence Pius, Bishop of Dharmapuri will be the chief guest.

Following are the events to be held at Shri Andal Ranga Mannar Samedha Lakshmi Narasimhar Sannidhi (temple), at 57, Bheemanna Mudali 2nd Street. Laksharchanai will be performed for Shri Andal Ranga Mannar Samedha Lakshmi Narasimhar, on Oct 6. Pavitrotshavam will take place between Oct.10 to 12 in the morning. Garuda Seva for Shri Lakshmi Narasimhar at 6 a.m. and a procession through 6 to 8 streets in and around Alwarpet on October 13.  On October 20, thee pantha sevai will be at 7 p.m.

Sri Krishnarpanam is presenting a discourse on Perumalum Peria Thiruvadiyum by Sri Desikadarsanachudamani Sri. U. Ve. Karunakarachariar Swamy at 7 p.m. on October 2. It will be held at Sri Parakala Mutt, ‘Sri Lakshmi Hayagreeva Bhavanam’, 4, Sri Vedantha Desikar Street, Mylapore (opposite Thirumylai railway station). Open to all. Ph: 2451 5568.