Tirupati Thimmappa

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Tirupati Thimmappa. The Kuladevata of 10 Kutumba 18 gothra Gowdas Malekallu Tirupathi-balaji, Arsikere.jpg
Tirupati Thimmappa. The Kuladevata of 10 Kutumba 18 gothra Gowdas

Tirupati Thimmappa is a deity recognized in the janapada culture of South India. When people take pilgrimage to Tirupati, they chant 'Tirupati Thimmappana Padakke Govinda Govindaa'. Gathering folklore knowledge of Indian Villages may give more in depth history and heritage of Tirupati Temple. Tirupati Thimmappa is also known as richest God. He is the Kula Devata [1] (Mane Devaru) of Tulu and Are Bhashe speaking Gowdas residing at Sulya and Kodagu.

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