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HOSANADU KODYADKA ANNAPOORNESHWARI TEMPLE
Hosanadu Kodyadka Annapoorneshwari Temple of is situated in Puttige village, Mangalore Taluk 35 km from Mangalore. The Hosanadu Kodyadka temple is surrounded by evergreen woods rich in natural beauty, with abundance of flora and fauna. The temple premises is spread about 4 acres of land.
Hosanadu Kodyadka has the distinction of being the only seat of Goddess Annapoorneshwari in the Dakshina Kannada district. The holy seat of the Goddess Annapoorneshwari attracts devotees from different parts of the state whose visit is satisfied with a sense of life's fulfillment with the vision of the Goddess in her most beautiful image in the Temple.
Jayaram Hegde is the founder and administrator of Hosanadu Annapoorneshwari Temple at Kodyadka. Once Jayaram Hegde and his family visited the temple of Adishaktyatmaka Sri Annapoorneshwari in Horanadu, and this inspired him to construct the temple at Kodyadka. The inaugural of the Temple and installation ceremony was held on May 03, 1996 with the holy presence of His Holiness Sri Vishwesha Thirtha Swamiji of Pejavara Mutt, Udupi. The height of the image of Goddess Annapoorneshwari is about 62 inches tall and made out of Panchaloha. The Annual Car Festival of the temple is celebrated on 1st of May every year.
The uniqueness of Hosanadu Kodyadka temple is that it houses a zoo in the temple premises which has varieties of animals, birds, peacocks, turkeys, deer, rabbits, monkeys, stags, elephant, bull and horses. Its rare to find animals in temples other than elephants.
The other attraction of Hosanadu Kodyaka temple is 71 feet tall statue of Sanjivini Hanumanta which is under construction.
The other shrines in the temple are Shilathirtha Mantapa, Prasanna Ganapathi, Naga, Anjaneya, Navagraha Mandira, Tulasi with Ashta Laksmi, Navadurgas and Adi Shankaracharya and Madhwacharya.
Shree Devi Annapoorneshwari Kshetra
Hosanadu Kodyadka, P.O. Mithabail,
Mangalore Taluk, Dakshina Kannada district,
Karnataka - 574226
Phone Number: 08258-269515, 269627