Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore in association with Veda Pata Nidhi Trust is organising a ‘Shradhanjali’ to Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswathi Swamigal on Jan 8. A pooja will be held followed by Veda Parayanam. ‘Mahaperiyavaa’, The Hindu’s publication on the Sage of Kanchi will be released by K. Parasaran, chairman, Veda Pata Nidhi Trust and vice-chairman, Bhavan’s Chennai Kendra.
Dr. Nalli Kuppuswamy Chetti, vice-chairman, Bhavan’s Chennai Kendra will receive the first copy. N. Ravi, chairman, Bhavan’s Chennai Kendra presides. There will be a screening of Sri Vijayendra Saraswathi Swamigal’s ‘Anugraha Bashanam’. A thematic dance on ‘Mahaperiyavaa pancharatnam’ by Deepa Ganesh and other artistes (music composed by Rukmini Ramani) will follow. Open to all. At 6 p.m.