Maha Sivarathri, the night devoted to Lord Siva, will be observed on Friday, the 24 February 2017. Maha Sivarathri is celebrated on Chaturdashi tithi during Krishna Paksham in the month of Magha (Masi, Feb-Jan); thus, called Maha Shivaratri. Maha Sivarathri is believed to be the day the lord Siva and Sakthi converged and became one as Arthenareeswar.
Thai Pongal this year (2017) will be celebrated on Saturday, the 14th January 2016. Thai Pongal is a very important festival of Tamils; it unifies all Tamils as it is celebrated by all faiths. Let’s celebrate this festivity knowing the inner meaning of our customs and traditions.
This year, Deepavali will be celebrated on Saturday, the 29th Oct 2016, and Kantha Sasti viratham starts on Monday, the 31st Oct 2016, and ends on Saturday, the 5th Nov 2016. Soorasamharam and Thirukkalyanam festivals will be held at temples on Saturday (5.10.2016) and Sunday (6.10.2016) respectively. Kantha Sasti Kavacham lyrics and audio inside.
Navarathri, the nine-day festival dedicated to Mother Goddess 'Sakthi', will be celebrated for 10 days this year starting from Saturday, 1st October 2016, to 10th of October 2016. The last day of the Saraswathi Pooja and the Ayutha pooja are on Monday, 10th Oct 2016. Vijayathasami will be celebrated on Tuesday, the 11th of October 2016. Ketharagowri viratham also starts from this day.
Puradathi Sani Viratham starts tomorrow, 17 Sep 2016, and the fasting will continue on Saturdays till 15 October 2016. Special poojas and navagraha homam will be held in temples on Saturdays all over the world. Hindu devotees observe this fasting and offer special prayers to lord Saneeswaran to get relieve from the sani thosam.
Aadi Amavasai is one of the important days in the Hindu calender; it is a special day dedicated to our forefathers and ancestors. Aadi Amavasai is the new moon day in July-August (Tamil month of Aadi). It is the new moon when the sun is in Cancer, the house of Moon. On this day, the Sun and the Moon rise and fall at the same time. This year's Aadi Amavasai viratham will be observed tomorrow, Tuesday, 2nd August 2016.
Tamil New Year, the Thurmuki Varudam, dawns at 6.36 PM (Sri Lanka time) on Wednesday, 13 April 2016, according to Vakkiya Panchangam. This is the time the Sun leaves Meena rashi (Pisces) and enters Mesha rasi (Aries). The auspicious time is from 2.36 PM to 10.36 PM. The auspicious colour for the New Year dress is green or green and white.
Dr. Paramsothy Jayakumar (1977 A/L Maths) has been awarded the United States Department of Defense Scientist of the Quarter in March 2016. He received this award on 17 March 2016 from Mr. Frank Kendall, the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics. He was also awarded the Society of Automotive Engineers prestigious Colwell Medal in 2014.
Kurukulam was an initiative by the old boys of 9D (2008 batch) to document the college teacher’s view and experiences at Jaffna Hindu and their time at college. The documentary was released as a book in 2008 and now with the introduction of technologies in Jaffna, they have captured the Kurukulam documentary as a video. It was sponsored by JaffnaHindu.org
Maha Sivarathri, the night devoted to Lord Siva, will be observed on Monday, the 7th March 2016. Maha Sivarathri is celebrated on Chaturdashi tithi during Krishna Paksham in the month of Magha (Masi, Feb-Jan); thus, called Maha Shivaratri. This year’s Sivarathri is very special as it comes on a Monday and Chathurdashi thithi starts at night; it is called as Uththama Sivarathri
Thai Pongal 2016 will be celebrated worldwide on Friday, the 15th January 2016. Thai Pongal is celebrated on the first day of the month of Thai according to the Tamil calendar. Thai is the first month of the Tamil Almanac, which is devised according to changes in planets and nature.
கார்த்திகை விளக்கீடு என்பது கார்த்திகை மாத பௌர்ணமி நாளும் கார்த்திகை நட்சத்திரமும் சேர்ந்த திருக்கார்த்திகை நாளில் தமிழர்கள் தமது இல்லங்களிலும் கோயில்களிலும் பிரகாசமான தீபங்களை ஏற்றி மகிழ்ச்சியாகக் கொண்டாடும் ஒரு தீபத் திருநாள் ஆகும்.
Kantha Sasdi (கந்த சஷ்டி) viratham starts on Thursday, 12th Nov 2015. Soora Samharam will be celebrated at temples on the sixth day, Tuesday, the 17th of November 2015. Tirukkalyanam will be celebrated at temples on Wednesday, the 18th of November. (Inside Kantha Sasdi Kavasam, Kantha Guru Kavasam)
Capt.N.Somasundaram, old boy (1950s), teacher (1960-64 & 1972-86), and deputy principal (1986-93), was a strong pillar in the 125 years history of Jaffna Hindu. He may be the only person who participated in all major anniversary celebrations of Jaffna Hindu; in the 60th anniversary as a student, 75th anniversary as a teacher, centenary celebration as a deputy principal, and 125th anniversary as a chief guest.
Navarathri, the nine-day festival dedicated to the Mother Goddess 'Sakthi', will be celebrated from Tuesday, 13th to 21st of October 2015 by all Hindus around the world and the Vijayathsami will be celebrated on the Thursday, 22nd October 2015. It’s a special day for the Jaffna Hindu community as Jaffna Hindu College was inaugurated on a Vijayathasami day 125 years ago, in 1890, with 80 students.
Aadi Amavasai is one of the important days in the Hindu calender; it is a special day dedicated to our forefathers and ancestors. Aadi Amavasai is the new moon day in July-August (Tamil month of Aadi). It is the new moon when the sun is in Cancer, the house of Moon. On this day, the Sun and the Moon rise and fall at the same time. This year's Aadi Amavasai falls on Friday, the 14th August 2015.
ஓய்வு பெற்ற ஆசிரியர்களை கௌரவிக்கும் நிகழ்வு ஒன்று யாழ்ப்பாணம் இந்துக் கல்லூரியில் நடைபெற்றது. யாழ் இந்துவின் 125ம் ஆண்டு நிறைவினை முன்னிட்டும் 1994ம் ஆண்டில் உயர்தர கல்வி கற்று வெளியேறிய மாணவர்கள் தமது பாடசாலைக் கல்வியின் 20 வருட பூர்த்தியினை கொண்டாடும் விதமாக மேற்படி நிகழ்வை ஒழுங்கு செய்திருந்தனர்.
The Batch of 1982 (A/L) had a grand get together in Toronto Canada from 24th to 27th in July 2014. 71 old students from the1982 batch, most of them entering their 50s, flocked to Toronto from all around the world to meet their school buddies after a long 32 years. The 4 days of get together was filled with lots of fun and cherished memories.
Chithra Pournami 2015 is on Sunday, 3rd May 2015. It is a sacred day to remember our female ancestors and obey fasting. Chithra Pournami viratham is observed on the full moon day that falls in the month of Chithrai (April-May), when the star Chithrai (Virginis) is close to the moon. In India, it is also called Chitragupta Viratham and has various mythologies.
Senchotselvar Dr.Aaruthirumurugan and Mr.Kandiah Neelakandan were interviewed exclusively about the 125 years of pride existence of Jaffna Hindu College by Mr.Gunaratnam Partheepan during Dr.Aaruthirumurugan’s visit to Sydney in April 2015.
யாழ்ப்பாணம் இந்துக் கல்லூரியின் இளைய பழைய மாணவர்களின் Youth Wing குழுவினரின் ஏற்பாட்டில் JHC Cricket Fiesta 2015 துடுப்பாட்ட சுற்றுப்போட்டியானது 12/04/2015 ஞாயிற்றுக் கிழமை காலை 8.30 மணிமுதல் மாலை 6.30 மணிவரை கல்லூரி மைதானத்தில் கோலாகலமாக இடம்பெற்றது.
The Tamil New Year 2015 (Manmatha varusham) dawns on Tuesday, the 14 April 2015, at 12.23 PM (Sri Lanka Time) according to Vaakkiya Panchangam. According to Thirukkanitha Panchangam, the new year dawns at 1.48 PM on Tuesday. The dawn of new year marks the beginning of the first month Chittirai in the Tamil Almanac.
Meendum Pallikku (Back to School), the get-together of 94 batch, the one of its own kind, created a milestone in the Jaffna Hindu history. The old boys of Jaffna Hindu AL 94 / OL 91 batch have arranged this wonderful reunion in Chennai India considering their 40th birthday and Jaffna Hindu’s quasquicentennial celebration.
Maha Sivarathri, the night devoted to Lord Siva, this year falls on the Tuesday, 17 February 2015. Maha Sivarathri is celebratedd on the new moon day during the dark half in the month of February (Masi). Maha Sivarathri is the night when Lord Siva performed Tandava Nrithyam.
Justice Kanagasabapathy Sripavan, the distinguished old boy of Jaffna Hindu College, was appointed as the new Chief Justice of Sri Lanka by the President Maithripala Sirisena. He took oath as the Chief Justice in front of the President of Sri Lanka on Friday, 30 January 2015. Justice Sripavan is the senior most Judge of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka. He succeeds Dr.Shirani Bandaranayake as the 44th Chief Justice.
Thai Pongal 2015 will be celebrated worldwide tomorrow, Thursday, the 15th January 2015. Thai Pongal is celebrated on the first day of the month Thai according to the Tamil calendar. Thai is the first month of the Tamil Almanac, which is devised according to changes in planets and nature. Jaffna Hindu Web team wishes all a Very Happy Thai Pongal.
Professor Ambikairajah, the Head of School of Electrical Engineering & Telecommunications (EE&T) was awarded the UNSW Excellence in Senior Leadership award. This award is presented to recognise and reward the outstanding and valuable contribution to the success of the University and is the highest award of this kind in the university.
Kantha Sasdi (கந்த சஷ்டி), viratham starts on Friday, 24th October 2014. Soora Samharam will be celebrated in temples on the sixth day, on Wednesday, the 29th of October 2014. Tirukalyanam will be on Thursday, the 30th of October.
Vinayaka Chaturthi 2014 will be celebrated by all Vinayakar or Pillaiyar devotees on Friday, 29 August 2014. The birthday of lord Vinayakar is celebrated as Vinayaka Chaturthi. Lord Vinayakar is known as Vigna karthar or the one who removes all obstacles. Pillaiyar is considered to be the symbol of luck, wisdom, and good fortune.
Aadi Amavasai 2014 is on the coming Saturday, 26 July 2014. It is a special day dedicated to our forefathers and ancestors. Special poojas are performed on this day to please our ancestors and invoke their blessing. People who have lost their fathers obey fasting and conduct special poojas on this day in remembrance of the deceased father.
யாழ்ப்பாணம் இந்துக் கல்லூரி 2005 உயர்தர பழைய மாணவர்களின் கல்விக்கான ஊக்குவிப்பு முதல் நடவடிக்கையாக முல்லைத்தீவு மாவட்டம் வன்னிவிளாங்குளம் அ.த.க பாடசாலை மாணவர்களுக்கு ஒரு நேர ஆரோக்கிய உணவு வழங்குவதற்கான திட்டம் ஆரம்பிக்கப்பட்டுள்ளது.
யாழ் இந்து கல்லூரி படையணி எனும் ஒளிப்பட பாடலின் தயாரிப்பாளர் மற்றும் இயக்குனர் திரு.குகேந்திரன் கிருத்திகன் அவர்களுடனான தொலைபேசி செவ்வி.கல்லூரி படையணி என்பது இந்துவின் மைந்தர்கள் அனைவருக்கும் புத்துயுரும் உத்வேகமும் உண்டாக்கும் ஒரு ஒளிப்பதிவு பாடலாகும்.
ஜய புது வருடம் திங்கட்கிழமை 14. 04.2014 அன்று இலங்கை நேரப்படி காலை 6.11 இற்கு அத்த நட்சத்திரம் இரண்டாம் பாதம், மேட இலக்கினத்தில் பிறக்கின்றது. The Jaya Tamil New Year 2014 dawns on Monday (14.04.2014) 6.11 AM (Sri Lanka Time), according to Vaakiya Panchangam.
Sukanyan Sunthareswaran (2011 A/L Bio) is a young, budding musician who has chosen a career in music, which is rare in our society. His passion for music from school days led him to choose music as a career. He is currently studying at Dr.A.R.Rahman's KM Music Conservatory. Even before coming to KM, he has composed music for many commercials, documentary films, short films, singles, and album.
Maha Sivarathri, the great night of Lord Siva, falls on Thursday the 27th; it is the new moon day during the dark half in the month of February (Masi). Maha Sivarathri is the night when Lord Siva performed Tandava Nrithyam.
The Thai Pongal 2014 will be celebrated tomorrow, Tuesday 14th January 2014. The Principal Mr.V.Ganesharajah wishes the Jaffna Hindu Community and well-wishers a very happy Thai Pongal. The Jaffna Hindu web team also joins with him in wishing all a very special Thai Pongal.
Ponnudurai Ayngaranesan (JHC 1970 – 1976) and Balachandran Gajatheepan (AL 2001 Maths) were elected to the Northern Provincial Council under the ITAK party at the recently concluded provincial council election.
Jaffna Hindu College Advanced Level 88 batch old boys had a get-together at the college premises today. A large number of old boys participated from all parts of the word. They had a long discussion with the principal and teachers of Jaffna Hindu College and also discussed about the development of our college.
நவராத்திரி என்றால் நமக்கெல்லாம் நாவினிக்கும்
அவலோடு சர்க்கரை நெய் சேர்ந்து நாவில் நீர் சுரக்கும் ,மலரெல்லாம் சேர்த்து மாலை ஒன்று தொடுத்துவைத்து,எண்ணை களிம்பகற்றி ஏழு திரி விளக்கு வைத்து
எல்லாரும் சேர்த்து செய்யும் எம்பூசை முறையும் வரும்
Aadi Amavasai, the new moon or the no moon day in the Tamil month Aadi (July-August), is a day of remembrance of our forefathers in the Hindu culture. This year it will be observed on Tuesday, the 6th of August 2013. Aadi Amavasai is a day dedicated to offer a ritual called tharpanam, to our dead relatives and ancestors.
Dr.Sivalingam Sivananthan, a distinquished old boy of Jaffna Hindu College (1968 -75) and currently professor of physics at the University of Illinois Chicago and founder of Sivananthan Laboratories in Bolingbrook, USA, has been named a White House Champion of Change, an honour that recognizes immigrant entrepreneurs. He was given this honor at a ceremony at the White House on May 29th 2013.
The Tamil New Year 2013, the Vijaya varusham, dawns on Saturday (13.04.2013) midnight at 11.58 PM (Sri Lanka Time) according to Vaakiya Panchangam and on Sunday (14.04.2013) at 1.29 AM according to Thirukanitha Panchangam. It is the beginning of the first month Chittirai in the Tamil calendar.
Young Hinduites marvel in sports arena; continuing to break records at the pre event of the Annual Inter-house Pre-Athletic Meet 2013 being conducted now at the college grounds. In addition to the previous two new records we reported earlier, 4 new records were set by Dilaxan, Thanushan, Gokulan, and Vijinthan.
Mas. Dilaxan and Mas. Vithushan have created new records in high jump and disk throw respectively, in the pre-events of the Annual Athletic Meet 2013 of Jaffna Hindu College being conducted now. Mas. Dilaxan from Sabapathy house has recorded 1.28 M in the Under 13 high jump event.
JHC A/L 1981 batch is planning to arrange a get together in Canada in June 2013. The tentative date will be from June 28, 2013 to June 30, 2013.Most of the 1981 batch mates are turning 50 in 2013. So the organizers feel that it will be once in lifetime opportunity to celebrate this milestone