The Hosanadu Kodyadka Temple of Goddess Annapoorneshwari is situated in Puttige village of Mangalore Taluk. It is located at a distance of 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; 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
Tulasi with Ashta Laksmi
Adi Shankaracharya and Madhwacharya
Shree Devi Annapoorneshwari Kshetra
Hosanadu Kodyadka, P.O. Mithabail,
Mangalore Taluk, Dakshina Kannada district,
Pin code: 574 226
Phone: 08258-269515, 269627
Distance from Kodyadka
Alangar: 7 km
Kateel: 21 km (via Jarigekatte)
Polali: 28 km
Mangalore: 35 km
Dharmasthala: 55 km
Subrahmanya: 115 km
Horanadu: 85 km
Sringeri: 80 km
Kollur: 150 km
Karkala: 22 km
How to get there
Nearest Airport: Mangalore
Nearest Railhead: Mangalore
Road: Kodyadka is well connected by Roads; one has to take a turn towards kodyadka at Alangar on Moodbidri – Karkala National highway.
Private buses regularly ply between Kodyadka and Moodbidri via Alangar every 15 minutes