Chennai-based octogenarian hopes to see Athi Varadar for third time

Though there are relations still in the village near Kanchipuram who invite her to have the darshan, Pankajam firmly believes that she would be able to go there only by the grace of Lord Varadar. Continue Reading

One man’s mission creates an army of green activists near Chennai

What is the big idea in living in a Chennai suburb if you cannot enjoy greenery and cool breeze, wondered S Sundar Rajan, a resident of Varadrajapuram, near Mudichur, when he moved into the neighbourhood. Continue Reading

Women’s Day too commercialised to look beyond lipstick, nail polish

Hey, sistuhs, don’t we just love Women’s Day? It is that time of the year to do not just party-hopping but also shop-hopping. There are offers galore for women on this special day. Cosmetics, textiles – you name it, we get good discounts on this one day. Continue Reading

Thiruvaiyaru Thyagaraja Aradhana is for the soul

Not all the years of watching Thyagaraja Aradhana on TV prepared us for the sheer grandeur and mesmerising atmosphere at Thiruvaiyaru on Pushya Bahula Panchami, the day the saint-composer attained samadhi. Continue Reading