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Several noted kodava writers, scholars and journalists writing in English, Kannada and Kodava Thakk, covering religion, History , anthropology and philosophy. Listed below are the books written by Kodavas.

Contents

Kodava Authors

Areyada Prapti Belliappa

  1. Little Prapti”s Little Stories

Appanervanda  Haradasa Appachcha Kavi 

  1. Ghoshayathre
  2. Sathi Savithri
  3. Sati Sukanya,
  4. Sree Kaaveri Mahathmye
  5. Sree Subrahmanya Mahathmye
  6. Virata Parva
  7. Yayaathi Raajanda Naataka

Appachattolanda Vanu Vasanth

  1. Ethrak Pathnavu
  2. Vishwa Manyadina
  3. Badhkra Battel
  4. Dharpana

Addanda Cariappa

  1. Tippu Mathu Kodavaru

Ammatanda Parvathy(Phd)

  1. Hindutva-Ideology & Politics

Bachamada D Ganapathy 

  1. Kanni Kāvēri 
  2. Kodavas (Coorgs), their customs and culture
  3. Kuttambolicha.
  4. Naṅga Koḍava 
  5. The Eternal Quest 

Baddira N Chengappa       

  1. Lokake Kodavara Koduge

Biddanda Ashok Kumar

  1. Bullet Savari

Bojjangada Avanijja Somaiah(Phd)

  1. William Shakespeare & his plays
  2. Field Marshal K M Cariappa

Dr. Boverianda C. Uthaiah and Thangamma 

  1. Kodava Arivole

Boverianda Maya Muddaiah

  1. Kodava Theeni

Boverianda Nanjamma and Chinnappa

  1. Pattole Palame  – Translated to English
  2. Ainmane

Brinda Somayya

  1. Silent Sentinels

Cheppudira P Belliappa

  1. Tale of a Tiger’s Tail and other Yarns from Coorg
  2. Nuggets from Coorg History
  3. Victoria Gowramma: The Lost Princess of Coorg

Chendanda Dechamma Karumbaiah

  1. Kodava Gade Pinja Palanjoll (collection of proverbs and adages in Kodava Thak), 1982

Chendrimada G Muthappa

  1. Nallirime
  2. Thottinja Chattakathane
  3. Ithihasa Palalinja
  4. Neppra joppe 
  5. Baalk bole 

Chendrimada Biddu Appaiah

  1. Curse of the Goldman
  2. Made in India

Codanda Devika Devaiah & Rajiv Narange

  1. Orbit Shifting

Codanda Devika Cariappa

  1. India Through Archaeology-Excavating History

Chonchira S Nanaiah

  1. Kaverilinja Kashmira

C.B. Muthamma and P. Gangamma Bopanna

  1. The Essential Kodava Cook Book

Coravanda Appayya

  1. Kodagara Kulacaradi Tatvojjivini (Kannada), 1902

Hottengada Sundari Medappa

  1. Shree Shaarade Saakshaath Jaganmaathe

Iythichanda Ramesh Uthappa

  1. Kodava Sanskrithika Adhyayana

Iychettira M Muthanna

  1. A tiny model state of South India
  2. General Cariappa
  3. General Thimmayya
  4. History of Karnataka: history, administration & culture
  5. Indo-Ethiopian relations for centuries
  6. Karnataka, history, administration & culture
  7. Koḍava Kannaḍa nighaṇṭu (Kodava-Kannada dictionary),
  8. Kodavas & their gala “leela”:
  9. Mother Besant and Mahatma Gandhi
  10. Muttaṇṇana kavanagaḷu
  11. People of India in North America
  12. People of India in North America (part one)
  13. The Coorg memoirs
  14. Tipu Sultan x’rayed 

Jayanthi Belliappa

  1. A Sociological Study of Religious Concepts of the Coorgs 1979

K B Ganapathy

  1. The Cross and the Coorgs: A Christian Saga in Coorg

K.K. Subbayya

  1.  Archaeology of Coorg.1978

Kademada Swami Narayananada

  1. A Practical Guide to Samadhi (1957)
  2. A Word to Sadhaka (spiritual aspirant) (1955)
  3. Birthday Messages 1955-79 (1979)
  4. Brahmacharya, Its Necessity and Practice for Boys and Girls (1960)
  5. Brahman and the Universe (1978)
  6. Brain, Mind and Consciousness (1982)
  7. Caste, Its Origin, Growth and Decay (1955)
  8. Consciousness under Different States (1982)
  9. God and Man (1965)
  10. God or the Ocean of Consciousness by Itself or in Itself (1983)
  11. God, Kundalini Shakti and Mind (1984)
  12. India and the Rishis (1981)
  13. Life Behind Death (1980)
  14. Mind, Its Source and Culture (1958)
  15. Questions and Answers (1979)
  16. Reality Behind Life (1983)
  17. Religion and Philosophy (1980)
  18. Revelation (1951)
  19. Sex-Sublimation (1955)
  20. The Aim of Life (1974)
  21. The Basis of Universal Religion (1963)
  22. The End of Philosophy (1962)
  23. The Essence of Life (1980)
  24. The Gist of Religions (1955)
  25. The Ideal Life and Moksha (Freedom) (1951)
  26. The Mysteries of Man, Mind and Mind-Functions (1951)

Kadiyamada Rita Bopaiah

  1. Thelchi Budi

Kalengada Ramesh Kariappa

  1. Kodava Paddhati (in Kodava Thak and Kannada) 1997

Kalengada Appachu

  1. Kodava Janapadathra Oru Nota

Kallichanda P Latha(Phd)

  1. Vivaaksha

Kaveri Ponnappa

  1. The Vanishing Kodavas

Kaveri Nambisan

  1. The scent of Pepper

Kodandera Nanda Cariappa

  1. Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa (retd)

Konganda T Achaya

  1. Oilseeds and Oil Milling in India: A Cultural and Historical Survey (1990),
  2. GHANI: The Traditional Oil Mill of India (1993)
  3. The Food Industries of British India (1994)
  4. The Story of our Food (2000)
  5. The Food Industries of British India (Oxford University Press, 1994)
  6. Indian Food: A Historical Companio (Oxford University Press, 1994)
  7. A Historical Dictionary of Indian food (Oxford University Press, 1998)
  8. The Illustrated Foods of India, A-Z (Oxford University Press, 2009)

Kongettira C Ponnappa

  1. A Study of the Origins of Coorgs

Kotera P. Muthanna

  1. Jagatige Ondey Kodagu

Kullachanda Chippi Kariappa

  1. Thelangna Moda

Kuppanda Tilak

  1. Joy in Coorg

Lt. Col. K.C. Ponnappa (Retd)

  1. A Study of the Origins of Coorgs. 1997

Mallengada(Malavanda) Latha Muthanna

  1. Lopamudra’s Daughter

Mallengada Sudha Muthanna

  1. Kodhi Kur’d

Mandira Jaya Appanna

  1. Kodava Jayabharatha (Kodava Thak) . 2011

Maneyapanda P. Cariappa and Ponnamma Cariappa

  1. The Coorgs and their Origins. 1981

Mekerira ( Kechettira ) Neema Uthappa

  1. The Cinderella Elephant

Mookonda Nithin Kushalappa

  1. The early Coorgs – Edition – 1 (2014), Edition – 2(2014)
  2. Long ago in Coorg-Edition-1 (2013), Edition – 2(2014)
  3. 1785 Coorg – Tipu’s diary in Kodagu-2018
  4. Coorg Principality v/s British Empire-2018
  5. The Major who kept his cool -2019
  6. The house of A Wadh-2019
  7. The Gandhi of Kodagu: Pandyanda Belliappa (Codava Makkada Coota, 2020, translated from the Kannada original Iythichanda Ramesh Uthappa’s Kodagina Gandhi Pandyanda Belliappa

Mookonda Pushpa Poonacha

  1. Male Moda
  2. Mauna Manju

Monnanda Shoba Subbaiah

  1. Chingarapotti
  2. Paruva Papuli
  3. Pavala Saal
  4. Manadaladinda

Mukkatira P Shambu

  1. Boli Thuli
  2. Chollra Chodh

Nadikerianda Chinnappa

  1. Pattole Palame 

Nambiapanda Ranju

  1. Thamasira Thappale

Palanganda T Bopanna 

  1. The Romance of Indian Coffee
  2. Coorg: Land of Beauty and Valour
  3. Rise and Fall of the Coorg State
  4. Discover Coorg
  5. Kodagu: Mungaru Maleya Vismayada Nadu
  6. Coorg State: Udchad-Thandad
  7. Coorg State: Udaya-Pathana
  8. Dateline Coorg

Palanganda K Chengappa

  1. Nangada Paat
  2. Kodagina Suvarna Badhuku
  3. Kodava Sahithya

Pandanda Muthanna

  1. Coorg and the Coorgs, 1931

Pandikuthira Changappa

  1.  Co-operative Movement

Prof Ponjanda S Appaiah

  1. Kodava-English dictionary
  2. History of Kodagu
  3. Customs of the Kodava

 Pardanda Chengappa

  1. Kodagina Moolanivaasiyara puraana Samskriti mathu oorooru Devaalayagala Parichaya

Nadikerianda Ranee Vijaya Kuttaaih

  1.  Cuisine from Coorg

Saritha Mandanna

  1. Tiger Hills

Thammaiah

  1. Samara Bairavi

Uliyada Daati Poovaiah

Ulvangada Cauvery Uday 

  1. Kodagra  sipayi  
  2. Chayi
  3. Shri Eshwara Ayyappa devasthana
  4. Othorme
  5. Kodira Poomale
  6. Kavana Kaveri
  7. Kodagra devanele
  8. Shri Shaneshwara devasthana
  9. Boolokathra janma
  10. Kodagra sangeetha sahitya kalavidanga
  11. Kodagina sangeetha sahithya kalavidaru
  12. Chigureleglu
  13. Hannele chigurele
  14. Punyakshetra parichaya
  15. Musical stars of coorg
  16. Punya mandir
  17. Naataka ranga
  18. Kaangathaana chuli
  19. Veera senaani
  20.  Nemmadira good

Veena Poonacha

  1. From the Land of a Thousand Hills: Portrait of Three Kodagu Women.
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