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Kodagu being a part of the western Ghats is on of the highly wooded districts in the country with 80% of the land area under tree cover.  Most of these trees are now found in… read more »

Kodavas being majorly ancestor worshipers also developed a custom of praying to  different deities as Aiyappa, bhagavathy , choundi etc etc. Many such temples are are listed . Unlike recent temples which attract many tourist, these… read more »

A step closer to glory Archive    Archive Collector Col Konganda Machaiah Archive Subject Ulliyada Shubra Aiyappa Date of Publication   Publication Name Deccan Herald

Ainmanes are the ancestral homes of the native communities in Kodagu. Each Ainmane belongs to a particular Okka that is identified. These traditional houses of Koḍagu have a unique architectural style. They date from about… read more »

About the Okka Ages ago, when two ancestors from Achappanda Okka left Peggala, one ajja settled in Podd and started the Achapanda Okka – 2. The other Ajja mannk Nindiye to a Brahmin family in… read more »

About the Okka Adengada okka goes back about 13 generations (about 400 years), but information in their Family tree goes back to only six generations, starting with karanava Nanjappa. Adengaḍa ancestors probably came from Kerala…. read more »

Becoming an effective advocate may require learning about good advocacy practices as well as having a lot of patience and perseverance. Advocates publicly supports or recommends a particular cause or policy. Kodagu has produced some… read more »

Kodavas have historically been men of action. Acclaimed as ‘born warriors’, they have continued to serve in the defense forces of our country since generations. Be it the Army, Navy, Airforce or Border Security Force…. read more »

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