engagements-20-08-17 To 27-08-17


A session on Vedanta Treatise by Shri R. Aravindan on Wednesday.
Date : 23/08/2017 Time: 6.45 – 8.00 pm
Venue: Ganesh, ‘C’ Flat, Harmony (2nd floor), 20/39, Venkatarathinam Nagar, Adyar, Chennai-20. .
All are welcome.
For further info contact 9840493904

Discourses by Shri. R.Aravindan

Bhagavad Gita @ Andhra Mahila Sabha, Next to Nageswara Rao Park, Luz, Mylapore, 7.30 to 8.45 am, on Sunday 20/08/2017

Holocaust of Attachment @ Dr.Sivanthi Adithanar Hall, 4&6, George Avenue, Poes Garden,Mylapore,Chennai-4 on Sunday, 20/08/2017 from 10.30 to 11.45 am

Bhaja Govindam @ The Court Yard, No.27, Pycrofts Garden Road(opp. To Sashthri Bhavan), Nungambakkam, chennai 34, from 6.30 to 7.45 am on Friday 25/08/2017

Thesis on God @ Naradagana Sabha “L” Hall”, Mylapore, 6.45 – 8.00 pm on Friday 25/8/2017

Governing Business & Relationship @ Hotel Pratap Plaza, 168, Kodambakkam High Road,Mahalingapuram, 10.00 to 11.15 am on Saturday, 26/08/2017


Appayya Dikshitha Foundation (ADF), Kottivakkam, propose to  organize free classes on THEVARAM, THIRUVASAGAM and THIRUMOOLAR THIRUMANDIRAM on all Sundays and other holidays.

Interested persons may send their willingness by  back SMS to S.Srinivasan @ 97910197450.

Classical Music on VEENA AND VOCAL also propose to be taught for all age groups By Mrs.Gayathri Sankaranarayanan of Thiruvanmaiyur for more details please contact 9791019450 / 9444953220.

SWAMINI SATYAVRATANANDA SARASWATI speaks on “BRAHMA SUTRAS” between 5:30pm to 6:30pmon SUNDAY (20 – 08 – 2017)

VENUE : KESARI HIGH SCHOOL , Pondy Bazar Extension, next to GRT GRAND DAYS ,

Free Yoga Training in Chennai.

A Golden Opportunity to learn Yoga from a sannyasi!
Sannyasi Krishnayogam, (founder of Satyananda Yoga Centre Mambalam) will conduct a THREE WEEK FREE Yoga Classes as per Bihar School of Yoga tradition for gents and ladies starting from MONDAY, August 21, 2017 at Bala Vidya Hr.Sec. School, No. 30, (Off Chakrapani Street, near Doraisamy Subway). West Mambalam, with a grand pooja.
The regular classes are from 5.30 AM. to 7.00 A.M. (Monday to Saturday). The classes are absolutely FREE and aimed at physical, mental and spiritual health. The classes are conducted in a spiritual atmosphere in strict adherence to Bihar School of Yoga (Deemed University) curriculum – asana. pranayama, pratyahara (senses withdrawal techniques), dharana (concentration, meditation, mantra, value education, food habits, shat kriyas (internal pathways
cleaning for managing diseases) etc are covered. Eminent Doctors will educate the students on anatomy-physiology for better understanding of the yogic practices.
On successful completion, students can join Advanced Pranayama course leading to Kundalini Yoga, Prana Vidya and Kriya Yoga Course. Hence even old students who have discontinued their practice can also join and reap the benefits.
Corporate classes for Stress Management are also being conducted by the Center.
Please contact the Centre on phone 9444240383 or 9445051015



The Chennai Photowalk Group started in November 2007 has crossed 100 photowalks in the last 10 years. The group has documented Chennai as seen through the lenses of the passionate photographers, young and old, male and female, locals and foreigners.

The photos shot during the photowalk can be seen at  https://www.flickr.com/groups/chennaiphotowalk/pool/ and the Facebok page of  The ChennaiPhotowalk at https://www.facebook.com/groups/chennaiphotowalk/?ref=bookmarks

The photos shot range from historical places to modern malls, street portraits of humans of Chennai, Temples, Churches, Mosques, Theatres which bring back memories of classics screened in the past, birds and animals and so on. Some of the photos bring out the slices of history.

Presently the Chennai Photowalk Group has over 16000 members. The Group conducts its monthly Photowalk on the first and third Sundays of the month in and around Chennai. The no of participants range from 30 to 100 in the walks. The Photos taken are posted in FB page of The ChennaiPhotowalk / Flickr page of CPW.

CPW  in its 10th year of  inception, , to commemorate the 10th Anniversary and coinciding with the Madras Week Celebrations has embarked on conducting a Photo Exhibition ” Eyes of Madras”  at C P Arts Centre, Eldams Road, Teynampet, Chennai 600 018 during August 18-20, 2017. The Exhibition will be open to the public from 11 am to 8 pm. On August 18, 2017, the Exhibition will be inaugurated at 09.30 AM.

The following members have taken the initiative to conduct the Exhibition :

Mr Ramaswamy Nallaperumal : An Engineer, Photographer and presently VP (HR) in a Small Finance Bank based out of Chennai. He is presently co-ordinating for conduct of Photowalks. He photo blogs at https://chennaidailyfoto.wordpress.com/.(ramaswamyn@gmail.com, 9444062684)

Mr Chandrachoodan Gopalakrishnan : Chandrachoodan is one of the early photowalkers, and a local history/community archaeology fan. Chandrachoodan believes photographs, and community building around photography, will help generate a greater interest in local, urban history, and help create a greater identification/association with cities for residents.His photos can be seen at https://www.flickr.com/people/ravages/ (chandrachoodan@gmail.com, 9884467463)

Mr Harihara Subramanian is a Management Consultant / Trainer based at Chennai and an avid photographer. A Post Graduate from the Indian Institute of Management, he was the former Dean of Asian School of Business. He photoblogs at:  https://www.flickr.com/photos/shutterbug_iyer (vihar7@gmail.com, 9445416821)

Mr G V Balasubramanian – Engineer by Qualification, Banker by Profession, Photographer by Passion. A former General Manager of a nationalised bank and one of the founder member of The Chennai Photowalk Group. His work can be seen at https://www.flickr.com/photos/balu/. (balu76in@gmail.com, 98843 49584)

Eyes of Madras show cases the work of 62 Photowalkers, in all age groups. About 100 photographs are displayed in the Exhibition, which brings out the Essence of Madras, as seen through the Eyes and Lenses of these photographers.

Padayatra to Tirumala- Tirupathi

Thirumala Thirupathi Pathayatra Trust (4/13, Aparna Apartments, 4, Balakrishna Street, West Mambalam) has organized a padayatra to Tirumala- Tirupathi from West Mambalam on Oct. 6.

Devotees who are interested to participate in the pathayathra may register their names for garland program to be held at 8 a.m on Sunday, Aug. 27 at Goshala, Kasi Viswanathar Koil Street, West Mambalam.

Sriram (organizer) said that devotees will reach Thiruchannur on Oct. 9 and have darshan of Lord Venakatachalapthy in Tirumala on Oct. 10,

He said that there is no charge for pathayathra. The Trust will provide food and accommodation throughout the journey for devotees.

Philanthropists and individuals who wish to contribute in cash or kind for the pathayatra may contact Trust members or visit www.ttptrust.com.

Those interested may register their names in phones 99400 96168, 94441 45574 or 98412 41811.