80th birthday celebrations of Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji, 100th birth anniversary of Sri Jayalakshmi Mata and 24th anniversary of Nada Mantapa – Sri Chakra Puja, 9 am; Purnahuti for Rudra Homa, 9.30 am; Chaitanya Archana — Veda Nidhi – V.S. Gurunatha Ghanapathi (Chennai) – Yajurveda & Meemamsa; Shastra Nidhi – Dendukuri Narayana Sarma (Vijayawada) – Vyakarana, Vedanta, Meemamsa, Nyaya; Nada Nidhi (Chennai) – Madurai T.N. Seshagopalan – Karnatak Vocal; Nada Nidhi – Mannargudi A. Easwaran (Chennai) – Mridanga; Vidya Nidhi – Prof. Srinivasa Varakhedi (New Delhi); Asthana Vidwan – Mamillapalli Mrutyunjaya Prasad (Tenali) – Shaiva Aagama; Asthana Rachayita – Nagatihalli Ramesh (Bengaluru) – Writer; Vishwa Hindu- Narendra Chowdary (Hyderabad) – Chairman, Bhakti TV, 10 am ; Divine presence of Sri Raghuvarendra Theertha Sripadaru, Bhimanakatte Mutt and Sri Vidyabhinava Vidyaranya Bharathi Swamiji, Kudli Sringeri Mutt, 11 am; Bhajans by Vid. Vijay Prakash with Layatharanga, Vid. Ravichandra Kulur – Flute, Vid. Jayachandra Rao – Mridanga, Vid. Giridhar Udupa – Ghata, Vid. Arun Kumar – Drums and Vid. Pramath Kiran – Percussions, 6.30 pm, , at Ganapathy Ashrama, Ooty Road, between 9 am and 6.30 pm.