Seminar on ‘Kuvempu’s Personality,’ UoM VC Prof. G. Hemantha Kumar inaugurates, senior writer Prof. M. Krishnegowda chief guest, Kuvempu Institute of Kannada Studies (KIKS) Director Prof. N.M. Talawar presides, Kuvempu Kavyaadhyana Peetha Visiting Professor N. Boralingaiah will be present, B.M. Sri auditorium, KIKS premises, 10.30 am.
Sri Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Birth Centenary Celebrations, National Seminar on ‘Mysore under Jayachamaraja Wadiyar: Political, Social and Economic Transition’, Academic Sessions, 10 am to 4 pm; Special Lecture Session, Rani Bahaddur hall, Manasagangothri, 4 pm to 5 pm.
Guru Purnima, Sadhana Sapthaha and Gurudeva Swamy Shivananda’s Aradhana Mahotsava, Swami Dattapadananda Acharya of Chinmaya Mission delivers discourse on ‘Sadhana Panchaka,’ Sangha premises, JLB Road, Lakshmipuram, 6.15 pm.
Ashada Friday, Sankalpa for special pujas, abhisheka, 8 am; Mahapuja, mahamangalarati, theertha prasad distribution, 12 noon; Sri Veena Sharada Alankara, Flute Recital by Varun, Mutt premises, 7 pm.
Karnataka Rajya Ursu Sanghagala Okkoota, Sri Nalwadi Foundation, Kannada & Culture Department and Rotary Mysore-Palace
Sri Jayachamaraja Wadiyar birth centenary celebrations, Arjuna Avadhoota Guruji of Swarnarusimha Datta Sai Peethika Seva Trust inaugurates cultural programme, vocal recital by Vidu. Geetha Seetharam followed by dance by Dr. Krupa Phadke and team, Sri Nadabrahma Sangeetha Sabha, JLB Road, 6 pm.
Guru Purnima and Chaturmasya Vrata Deeksha programmes by Sri Datta Vijayananda Teertha Swamiji, Junior Pontiff of Avadhoota Datta Peetha, discourse on Yoga Vashishta by Sri Swamiji, 7.30 am; Sri Chakra Puja, Veda Chanting, Maha Ganapathy Homa, 8.30 am; Satsang, Discourse, 6.30 pm; Kakada Aarti to Lord Dattatreya, Ashrama premises, Datta Nagar, Ooty Road, 8 pm.
Special Chanting Classes on Sri Lalitha Sahasranama Stotram by Sadhana Mandira’s Acharya Swami Hamsananda, Brindavan Extension – Sadhana Mandira, 4th Cross, 1st Stage, 6.30 am; Gokulam – Sri Krishna Temple, Chaitanya Bhavan, 6th Main, 4th Cross, 7.30 am; Vijayanagar 3rd Stage – Saptamathruka Temple, 10.30 am; N.R. Mohalla – Sri Prasanna Mahaganapathi Temple, 11.30 am;…