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The Brahmotsavam 2011 was celebrated with grand fervour and dedication from Oct 26 -  Nov 3.  View a slide show here, of the festivities and celebrations. Photos courtesy Shri Seshadri (Jeemu to all), resident of Kodaganallur.
Vasantotsavam was celebrated in June 2011.  View slideshow below.  Photos courtesy Shri Jeemu, once again.




Their Holiness the Jeers of Shri Ahobila Mutt performed mangaLAsAsanam to the deity, in May this year.

Hi, welcome to the web-site of  Kodaganallur, the scenic village on the banks of Tamraparni (also spelt as Tamirabarani, Tamarabarani, Tamiraparani, Tambarabarani, ...) in Tirunelveli District, India. 
This site is intended to bring together people whose roots are in the village, and others who're interested.

Kodaganallur is...

· A beautiful village on the banks of the river Tamraparni. 14 km west of Tirunelveli, off Nadukkallur on the Tirunelveli--Sermadevi state highway.

· The birthplace of men of God like Sri Sundara Swamigal, sangIta vidwAns like Subbiah BhAgavatar, traditional Vedic experts like Sundara GanapAdigaL.
· Houses ancient
temples dating back to the 12th century - a Vishnu temple for Sri BrihanmAdhava and a ShivA temples for Sri AbhimuktEwara and Sri Kailasanatha - one of the nava-kailasAs.
· Houses the only Sankara mathA established in Tamilnadu, by the Sringeri mathA of Karnataka, centuries ago.
· Retains, to this day, the typical character of a village of ancient times- with an amman temple, tAmarai pushkarani, Vishnu and Shiva temples, and exclusive agrahArams.
· Half-hour drive from Tirunelveli, a buzzing city with its own famous temples for Sri Nellaiappar and Sri Kantimati.
· On a radius of 25 kms from the village are the famous Kutralam falls, Kalakkadu sanctuary, and the world-renowned mat-weaving centre Pattamadai.

Recent Announcements

  • Nitya ArAdhanA at the Kodganallur Temples We invite suggestions from Kodaganallur natives and well-wishers on how to keep the two Shiva temples, the Nangaiyar Amman temple and Shri BruhanmAdhava temples going, with all the pUjAs ...
    Posted 31 Jan 2010, 03:05 by Chitra Vasudevan
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