The Mylapore Trio and members of Sri Sumukhi Rajasekharan Memorial Foundation conducted a bhakthi and margazhi walk on Friday, Jan 1. More than 100 people, including 70 children, dressed in traditional attire, assembled as early as 6 a.m. to participate in the walk which began at Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple, Mylapore. The group went around the temple singing bhajans and songs.
Young girls and women performed kummi and kolattam led by dancer Gayathri Balagurunathan and Sugathan – the only male performer in the group. Later children were given lessons on the history of Mylapore and the Kapali Temple. The walk ended with the distribution of prasadam and a visit to the Kapali Temple.