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Elders day celebrations at War Widows Welfare Association

War Widows Welfare Association, R. A. Puram celebrated Elder’s Day in its premises on Oct.10.

Around 50 elders including men and women of the Association, Vishranthi, an old age home at Palavakkam participated in these celebrations.

MM. Rajendran, former Governor of Orissa was the chief guest. The President Savitri Vaidi and Vice President Susheela Rajendran were also present. (photo middle left).

It was held at ‘Nimmadhi’, Raja Street Extension, R. A. Puram. Ph: 2464 0092.

The programme included a magic show by R. Raman.(Photos...

Madras Youth Choir invite school students to join its choir

Madras Youth Choir  (MYC) was founded by late M.B. Srinivasan, a well-known music director and a pioneer in Indian Choral Music.

The Choir has started the sub junior category. This is open for children of the age groups 6 to 9.

Children will be trained in the art of choral music singing.

Classes will be held at Children’s Garden School, Mylapore.

MYC is also open for admission to its Junior Group - 10 - 15 years group.

Adults and collegians who wish to join the Senior Choir can also contact MYC.

For more details call 94449 30517, 99944...


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Teppam at Sri Adi Kesava Perumal Temple

The Annual Teppam utsavam kicked off at Sri Adi Kesava Perumal Temple on Feb 4 evening.

The chitrakulam tank was lit with colourful serial lights.

On the first day (Feb 4), the teppam took place for Sri Adi Kesava Perumal and Goddesses Sridevi and Bhudevi.

On the second day (Feb 5), Sri Adi Kesava Perumal and Goddess Andal in rangamannar thirukolam were taken in a procession around the Kesava Perumal Streets. The procession stopped in front of a few houses where devotees offered fruits and camphor.

The deity of Sri Pezhalvar with...

Teppam starts on grand note: at Sri Kapali Temple

The annual thai poosam teppam thiruvizha (float festival) of Sri Kapali Temple,...


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Vijayadasami celebration at playschool

Mahima Cultural Center, preschool and playschool located in Mylapore celebrated vijayadasami by organising akshara byasam (rice writing) ceremony for its school children.

The children sat on their parents laps and wore on the nellu (rice).

The school is located at Nattu Subaraya Street, Mylapore. Ph: 2467 2155.


Scouting camp for Bharat Scouts and Guides

The South Madras (Chennai) Bharat Scouts and Guides, Mylapore had organised a scout and guides pioneering camp at Besant Scout Camping Centre.

Students were guides in knotting, lashing and tent pitching session. In the evening students participated in the campfire and presented songs and dramas.

S. Shriram Dist Secretary was the chief guest for the campfire.

Students also had the opportunity to do the gateway, Monkey Bridge, signaling tower and tree shelter.

Cine actor Dilli Babu was the chief guest during the valedictory event. He...


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Celebrating Vinayaka Chathurthi with Sringeri Jagadguru

His Holiness Sri Sri Bharati Tirtha Mahaswamigal, Jagadguru Shankaracharya of Dakshinamnaya Sri Sharada Peetham, Sringeri is camping at 124, Sudharma, R. K. Salai.

His Holiness performed special poojas to Lord Vinayaka on Vinayaka Chaturthi day, Sep.19. (photo left)

Sahasra Modaka homam was also performed.

For schedule of celebrating Vinayaka Chathurthi at this place click here.


(Photo left: Poornahuti of Sahasra Modaka homam in the presence of Sringeri Jagadguru.)

Obit: C. R. Anand

C. R. Anand a resident of Mylapore passed away on Sept.6 He was 67 years.

Anand was born and brought up in Mylapore. He did his school at P. S. High School. After his PUC he joined State Bank of India.

He retired as the Deputy Manager from SBI.

He is survived by his wife Vijayalakshmi. She can be reached at 43, South Mada Street, Mylapore. Ph: 2462 0316

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