Kodavooru is a small town belonging to the temple city of Udupi in Karnataka, India. Home to Lord Shankaranarayana Temple and many other small Hindu temples, it has a long history of its own.
Legend has it that Kroda Muni, a Hindu saint, had his ashram here and was doing 'thapassu' here for the good of the world, thus the name Krodasharama, which then converted into Krodavooru.
Yearly car festival of Lord Shankaranarayana is performed for 9 days and consists of the Rathotsava i.e. the Chariot seve, Pooje performed under different Ashwatha Trees in different places of the village called Kattepooje. This is the only time Lord Shankaranarayana is brought out of the temple to the devotee's house. The Lord is carried in the Silver Pallakki and is taken to the devotee's home.
This temple is situated on the bank of the river. This temple has statue’s of Ganapathi and ity is popularly known as “Tudekatte Ganapathi”.
Special pooja’s will be held during the special occasions’ of the year.