Events for the week ahead: discourses, fairs, concerts


76th Founders Day and variety program by Children’s Garden School. At Narada Gana Sabha, 9 a.m.

Session on health issues faced by children (aged 8 and above) for mothers and children by Vijaya Ramachandran. At The Children’s Space, 7 Mookambika Complex, Alwarpet, 10 a.m. Contact 8754470178.

‘Ganesha the Auspicious’ – musical compositions and renditions on lord Ganesha by Dr. Sumathi Krishnan and party. At C. P. Ramaswami Aiyar Foundation, 1, Eldams Road, Alwarpet, 10.30 a.m.

Music competitions for annual festival ‘Papanasam Sivan Rasikar Sangam’. To register, contact 9840348638.

Sri Ganesh Festival Fair – statues and idols on sale for Ganesha Chaturthi. At Sankara Hall, TTK Road, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., till September 11.

Vocal concert by Ishwarya Srinivasan and party. Organised by Rasika Ranjani Sabha. At P. S. High School, RK Mutt Road, 5.30 p.m. Contact 24641767.

Discourse on ‘Sri Ramakrishnarin Amudha Mozhigal’ (Tamil) by Gautamanandaji Maharaj. At Sri Ramakrishna Math, Mylapore, 5.30 p.m.

Lecture on Hindu scriptures – ‘Adum Chidambaram’ by Muthukrishnan. At P. S. Hr. Sec. School, 6 p.m. Contact 24983072.

Memorial concert for Vidwan A. Sundharesan by Gayathri Venkatraghavan and party. Chief guest Asthika Samajam Narasimhan. At Ragasudha Hall, 85/2 Luz Avenue, 6.15 p.m. Contact 24992672.

Dance drama ‘Saravana Bhava’ by students of Mayura School of Classical Dances. At P. S. High School, RK Mutt Road, 7 p.m. Contact 24641767.


Pranayama and meditation classes for men and women (7 a.m.) and lecture on Bhagavad Gita 12th Chapter by Swamini Satyavratananda Saraswathi (8.30 a.m. to 9.30 a.m.). At Samskritha Barathi Hall, 5, 7th Street, Dr. RK Salai, Opp. to Children Garden School. Contact 24328087.

‘Sankata Naashana Maha Ganapathi Homam’ (7.30 a.m.) and Ganesha Chariot
Parikrama (6 p.m.) on Day 1 of Vinayaka Chaturthi Festival. At Nandalala Cultural Center, Dr. Ranga Road.

Free dental check up camp at National Shrine of St. Thomas Basilica campus. Organised by Society of St. Vincent de Paul, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Humour Club gala meet – ‘An evening of laughter’ with guest Kavingar Nandalala. At P. S. High School, R. K. Mutt Road, 4 p.m.

Veena recital by children. At Bala Vinayagar Temple, 1 Bhaktavatsalam Salai (Warren Road), 6 p.m. Contact 9789971315.

‘Melodies of Kunnakudi’ – R. Vaidyanathan Remembrance Day by Dr. M. Narmada (violin) with Poongulam Subramaniam and Navin. At Mini Hall Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road, 6.30 p.m. All are welcome.


Chinese party snacks cookery workshop. At Ashvita Bistro, 11 Bawa Road, Alwarpet, 4.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. Entry free. Contact 9791088189.


Free health consultation camp on body weight and food habits. Organised by Nutri Life Clinic, till September 15. Contact 9940076302.

Discourse on Srimad Bhagavatam by Swami Paramasukhananda. At Sri Ramakrishna Math, Mylapore, 5.30 p.m.


Yoga asana for women (10.15 a.m. to 11.15 a.m.) and lecture on Bhagavad Gita 9th Chapter by Swamini Satyavratananda Saraswathi (11.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.). At Mylapore Club, 39 Luz Church Road. Contact 24328087.


‘Sri Devi Mahatmyam’ chanting by Swami Suprajnananda (8 a.m.) and discourse on ‘Bhakti Yogam’ (Tamil) by Swami Buddhidananda (5.30 p.m.). At Sri Ramakrishna Math, Mylapore.

Lecture on ‘Panchadasai’ by Swamini Satyavratananda Saraswathi from 11 a.m. to 12 noon. At Mylapore Club, 39 Luz Church Road. Contact 24328087.


Art exhibition by Bolgum Nagesh Goud. At Prakrit Art Gallery, 102 Greenways Road (extn), R. A. Puram, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. till September 25. Contact 42188989.

Nadopasana – Mambalam Sisters R. Vijayalakshmi and R. Chitra and party. Organised by Naada Inbam. At Ragasudha Hall, 85/2 Luz Avenue. Contact 24992672.

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