Ainmanes of Kodagu

A Tribute to Ancestry & Heritage – Book on Ainmanes of Kodagu

Inputs courtesy: Boverianda Chinnappa and Nanjamma, researcher-writers
P T Bopanna, author and journalist
and Mohan Devaiah
Ain-manés are the ancestral homes of the native communities in Kodagu, and have an important role in their socio-cultural traditions. Each ainmané belongs to an okka (patrilineal clan) that is identified by its mané péda (name of the okka). Read More