Vintage Pelathope bungalow to host two talks this weekend

A one-hundred years old house in Pelathope in Mylapore is the venue for two public talks being held as part of the Sundaram Finance MYLAPORE FESTIVAL.

On Saturday, January 11, 6 p.m. onwards Jaishri P. Rao will present a talk on the histories, heritage and cuisine of the small Thanjavur Maharashtrian community. Rao recently published a book on this subject and her talk is based on material she has collected over time.

On Sunday, January 12, 6 p.m. onwards Padmapriya Baskaran whose passion has been to detail online, hundreds of significant but relegated temples/ shrines of Tamil Nadu will talk on ‘Gods of the Holy Koovam’ River’. Padmapriya has published a book on this subject.

There will be a question-answer session at the end of each talk. Open to all: limited parking available in this area.

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