Saturday, September 25, 2010

List of Kongu Vellalar Kootams

Kongu Vellala Gounder an ancient division of Tamilakam comprising Coimbatore, Erode, Salem and ancient Mysore region.
People belonging to the same Kulam/Kootam usually will not intermarry. They are considered as brothers and sisters. Each Kulam/Kootam has its own Kulaguru and Kuladeivam or Ishta deivam. In temples, it is a common practice to pray their divine idols which is specific to a Koottam/Kulam.

  • Aandai (ஆந்தை) --> (குலதெய்வம்: Arulmigu Annamarswamy(near manikkampalayam Namakkal ),Pon Azhagu Naachi Amman, Valli Arachal, Muthur, Arulmigu Koothampoondi Annamarswamy Thirukovil (near Manickampalayam), Sri Veera Kumaraswamy (வீரக்குமாரசாமி), Vellakovil, Sri Periyanayagi Amman, Palangarai, Tirupur & Sri Sellandiyamman, Elur Akaram (near Puduchatram, Namakkal))
  • Aadai --> (குலதெய்வம்: Sri Kariya Kaliamman, Parenchervazhi, Kangeyam)
  • Aadhi --> (குலதெய்வம்: Sri Selvanayaki Amman, Keeranur, Kangeyam)
  • Adhitreya Kumban
  • Aavan --> (குலதெய்வம்: Sri Kariya Kaliamman, Parenchervazhi, Kangeyam)
  • Adhirai
  • Akini
  • Aavan
  • Anangan
  • Andhuvan --> (குலதெய்வம்: Sri Selvanayaki Amman, Keeranur, Kangeyam, Sri Sellandiamman, Kadambankruchi, near Cauvery River)
  • Ariyan
  • Alagan --> (குலதெய்வம்: Sri Sellaandi Amman (Sri Selvanayaki Amman),Podanur-Chettipalayam, near Coimbatore)
  • Bharatan
  • Bramman
  • Chellam
  • Cheran --> (குலதெய்வம்: Sri Selvakumaraswamy & Kuppanna swamy, Muthur & Thangamman, Kodumanal, Kangeyam)
  • Devendran --> (குலதெய்வம்: Sri Goundichiamman - Araneer Sullipalayam, Ponkaliamman - Perunkurichy of Paramathi Velur, Namakkal, Sri Selvanayaki Amman, Keeranur, Kangeyam)
  • Dananjayan --> (குலதெய்வம்: Sri Veerakumaraswamy, Vellakovil)
  • Danavantan
  • Dhanancheyan [Kurukathi]
  • Dhanancheyan [Ilupaikinaru]
  • Eenjan
  • Elumathur Kadais [Aka panangadan]
  • Ennai
  • Indran
  • Kaadan
  • Kadai --> (குலதெய்வம்: Konnayar - Selliyamman KoilMalayai Maruthai, Muthusamy Kovil ,Palamalai, Karur, Sri Selvanayaki amman - Keeranur, Thanga Nayagi amman - Arasur, Sri Angala Parameswari Amman- Avalpoondurai , Padai vetti Amman- Pillur )
  • Kaari --> (குலதெய்வம்: Sri Kariya Kaliamman, Anangur, Sankari & Ponkaaliamman, Unjanai, Trichengode)
  • Kaavalar
  • Kadunthuvi
  • Kalinji
  • Kambakulathaan
  • Kanakkan
  • Kanavaalan
  • Kannan (கன்னங்குலம்) --> (குலதெய்வம்: "Sri Nallapulli Amman",Morpalayam,Tiruchengode. Sri Apathal swamy-Nasiyanur,Sri Ponkaliamman - Irayamangalam, Tiruchengode, Kulavilakamman (குலவிளக்கம்மன்) - Kalamangalam & Annamaar Kovil, Maniyanoor, Paramathi Velur, Namakkal,குலதெய்வம்: Sri Kariya Kaliamman
  • Kannandhai --> (குலதெய்வம்: Manalur Sivaselvanayakiamman (Sellandiyamman) (Kannivadi), Madukkarai Sellandiamman(Mayanur) Pappini, Aariyur Muthusamy, Sri Navaladiyan - Mohanur, Sellandiyamman - Ooduvandhur.)
  • Karunkannan
  • Kauri
  • Kavalan
  • Kiliyan
  • Keeran --> (குலதெய்வம்: Sri Selvanayaki Amman, Keeranur)
  • Kodarangi
  • Koorai --> (குலதெய்வம்: Sri Ponkaliamman, Sivagiri, Erode)
  • Kuruppan
  • Kotrandhai
  • Kottaarar
  • Kovar
  • Koventhar--> (குலதெய்வம்: Thai Nalli Amman, Choleeswarar, near to government school, Gudimangalam, Dharapuram T.K, Tripur Dt )
  • Kumarandhai
  • Kundali
  • Kungili
  • Kuniyan
  • Kunnukkan
  • Kuyilan
  • Kuzhlaayan --> (குலதெய்வம்: Sri Kariakali Amman(கரியகாளி அம்மன்), Kothanoor, Dharapuram)
  • Maadai
  • Maadhaman
  • Maathuli
  • Maavalar
  • Maniyan (மணியங்குலம்) --> (குலதெய்வம்: Mohanur Navaladi Periyasamy, Sri Selvakumaraswamy & Kuppanna swamy, Muthur)
  • Maruthurai Kadais
  • Mayilan
  • Mazhluazhlagar
  • Medhi
  • Meenavan
  • Moimban
  • Moolan
  • Mooriyan
  • Mukkannan
  • Munaiveeran
  • Muthan --> (குலதெய்வம்: Sri Selvakumaraswamy & Kuppanna swamy, Muthur)
  • Muzhlukkadhan --> (குலதெய்வம் - Sri Vellai Amman / Kadayeeswarar - Kaadayur - Kangeyam)
  • Naarai
  • Nandhan
  • Neelan
  • Nettai maniyan
  • Neerunni
  • Neidhali
  • Neriyan
  • Odhaalar --> (குலதெய்வம்: Sri Kariya Kaliamman - Parenchervazhi - Kangeyam,Sri Kandiamman/Kandeeshwarar - Kandiankovil,)
  • Ozhukkar
  • Paaliyan
  • Paamban
  • Paanan
  • Pandian --> (குலதெய்வம்: Kodumanal Sri Thangamman Thirukovil, Kodumanal, Tirupur)
  • Paadhari
  • Padhuman
  • Padukkunni
  • Paidhali
  • Panaiyan
  • Panangadan
  • Panjaman
  • Pannai --> (குலதெய்வம்: Sri Sadayappa Swami, Thandampalayam; Sendraya Perumal Kovil, Rakkipatti, Salem)
  • Pannan
  • Paamaran
  • Pavalan
  • Payiran --> (குலதெய்வம்: Sri Kariya Kaliamman, Parenchervazhi, Kangeyam)
  • Periyan --> (குலதெய்வம்: Sri Rathna Moorthy(ரத்தின மூர்த்தி), Sankaradampalayam, Dharapuram)
  • Perunkudi --> (குலதெய்வம்: Ellai Arasu, Pavuliyamman (பவுளியம்மன்), Vangalamman (வாங்கலம்மன்), Karichikumaraswamy(Chittode) )
  • Pillan --> (குலதெய்வம்: Sri Natrayan & Nachimuthu swamy, Mettupalayam, Kangeyam)
  • Podiyan
  • Ponnan --> (குலதெய்வம்: Sri Kandiyamman, Pongalur, Palladam(TK))
  • Poochadhai
  • Poodhiyan
  • Poosan
  • Porulthantha --> (குலதெய்வம்: Malaiappasamy/Malaiamman facing North,other Gods along with this are Pukkarandi facing West & Karuppanasamy facing East [in Thootakurichi(5 km from Aranattarmalai), Karur], Sri Selvakumaraswamy & Sri Murungai Amman & Kuppanna swamy, Muthur and Kaaliamman, Unniyur)
  • Pulathini --> (குலதெய்வம்: Sri Angala Parameswari Amman, Kolappalur, Gobichettipalayam)
  • Punnai
  • Puthan
  • Saakadai or Kaadai
  • Sathandhai
  • Sathuvaraayan
  • Sanagan
  • Sedan
  • Sellan (செல்லங்குலம்,) --> (குலதெய்வம்: செல்லியம்மன், கொன்னையர், எளச்சிபாளையம்.(திருச்செங்கோடு - ராசிபுரம் வழி) and Azhagunachi Amman, Anjur, near Muthur)
  • Semponn --> (குலதெய்வம்: Sri Kariya Kaliamman (கரியகாளி அம்மன்), Peria Manali, Rasipuram & Sri Muthusamy, Ramadevam, Tiruchengode, Ayei Amman, Nasiyanur, Erode)
  • Sempoothan --> Ettukai Amman , Namakkal district, Keerambur.
  • Semvan/ semban
  • Sengannan --> (குலதெய்வம்: Podari ayyan,Nathakadyur,Kangeyam,kadampankurichi sellaandi amman, karur).
  • Sengunni --> (குலதெய்வம்: Sri Pudhu Vengaraiamman, Vengarai, Paramathy, Namakkal)
  • Seralan
  • Sevadi
  • Sevvayan
  • Silamban
  • Soman
  • Soolan
  • Sooriyan
  • Sothi
  • Sowriyan
  • Sevanthi --> (குலதெய்வம்: Sri Ponnatchi Amman, Ilupuli)
  • Surapi
  • Thanakkavan
  • Thavalayan
  • Thazhinji --> (குலதெய்வம்: Sri Veerakumaraswamy, Vellakoil)
  • Themaan
  • Thodai(n)
  • Thooran
  • Thorakkan
  • Thunduman
  • Uvanan
  • Uzhavan
  • Vaanan or Vaani
  • Vannakkan (குலதெய்வம்: Arul migu Pon Alagu nachi amman, valli araichal, Muthur, near kangeyam)
  • Veliyan --> (குலதெய்வம்: Kakkaveri Annanmar Swami, Namakkal)
  • Vellamban
  • Vendhai
  • Vendoven (வெண்டுவங்குலம்) --> (குலதெய்வம்:Kaali Amman(kolaram), Arulmigu Kathaanganni Aayee Amman, oothukulli, Arungarai Amman - Chinna Dharapuram)
  • Viliyan --> (குலதெய்வம்: Chelliamman, Mallasamduram, Namakkal)
  • Villi --> (குலதெய்வம்: Pon Azhagu Naachi Amman, Valli Arachal, Muthur)
  • Vilosanan
  • Viradhan
  • Viraivulan

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    1. what is the relationship between kannan kootam and maniyan kootam.... Pangalies or mama machans ???

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    2. Hi, Relationship between kannan& Maniyan is mama machans. not pangalies

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    3. Poosan kootam - we are worshiping Nalla Mangaiyammon at Porulur near Palani.
      Another one group Vanjiyammon Moolanur

      Nachimuthu

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    4. Hi Nachimuthu! Very useful and informative one. Nallamangaiyamm is one of our kuladeivams I have not heard sofar.Thank you Nachimuthu!

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    5. hi. pavalan means pavalangatti vellala gounder??? or plz tell the difference between pavalan and pavalangatti vellala gounder.

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    7. Dear Jas, Pavalangatti vellalar is a caste like kongu velalar. But Pavalankulam is a kulam/ koottam in Kongu velalar caste.

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  2. for aandai kootam, we are worshipping sri periyanakai amman temple @ kotranur, near sankarandampalayam..please add this also..

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  3. for kadai kootum,we r worshipping arulmigu sri athur soliamman temple,near karur add this also...

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  4. I am kannandhai kulam and my lover is kannan kulam..... can v marry?

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    1. Kannan and Kannandai are twins. Therefore mairriages between these kulams will be considered as with in the same kulam Niveda Malayali can't marry her lover.

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    2. Is this true tat we should'nt marry between Kannan and Kannandai???? But my parents belongs to these kootams....

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    3. Dear sister Jeyaawinothini! You mentioned your parents belonged to the same kulam. I want to tell you the fact that after the marriage your mother cannot be of another kulam. Plz tell your mama's(maternal uncle) kulam & your father's kulam I will clear ur doubt.

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    4. My father belongs to kannandai and mom kannan kootam, I dont have any uncle. my mother is the only daughter for my grandparents.

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    5. Imayavaramban : What is the history of kannan and kannanthai kulam ??? if they are same ,,,,,Y they are shown up as different kulams and both have different kula deivams ??

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    6. Dear Sunder, It happened about 700 or 800 years back
      Due to a conflict with Pallvelalars of Edaikkalpadi, Kannars of Kannivadi had to leave Kannivadi in hurry at midnight. They travelled in bullock carts in different groups. While crossing Amaravathi one group got wet themselves fully. Another group got wet partially. One more group crossed the river unwet as one Nallammal prayed river Amaravathi the flood receded. The three groups decided to settle in different places with different names of Kulam namely Adi Kannan, Kannan and Kannandai. This is an extract from Copper plates of Kanna kulam.

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    8. Dear Mr. Imayavaramban, thank you for the very interesting information about our ancestors, Please clarify me on this, I belong to KANNIVADYAN KOOTAM, our kula deivam is KOTAI KARAI CHELLANDIYAMMAN Manalur near Kannivadi. But we always mentioned as KANNA KULAM. As per your above information, dose we belong to Adi kannan or Kannan. or is there any information about the group of people who stayed at Kannivadi. because My native place is VADUGAPATTI near KOVILUR (Aravakurichi Tk.) all my relatives are from sorounding of KANNIVADI.

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    9. DearMohan, I am also from yourarea only.I am also a KANNIVADI KSNNAN from Arikkaranvalasu. The Kannans stayed back at KANNIVADI where also kannans. Just to differciate we were called as Kannivadi kannars. I course of time we were called as kannvadi Kannars.But In course of time they just called as Kannivadiyans.

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  6. I am Poochandi or Poochadai kottam, my girlfriend is Sathandhai kottam. Kula theivam also different, heard already these 2 kottams marriage happened. Pl tell anyone can we marry without harming our value?

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  7. Thooran kootam, kuladeivam --> Annamaar Swami, Moliapalli, Namakkal

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    1. Kumaramangalam Sri Ponkaaliamman also kuladeivam of Thooran Kulam. The temple is on the way to Mooliapalli Annamaar Swami Temple Tiruchengode (Tk), Namakkal (Dt)

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    2. Periyur Shree Marutha Kaliyamman near Namakal is the kulatheivam of Thooran kulam as well as Pannai kulam

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  8. olagam paathi othalan paathi thank u for visiting this sight EVER YOURS KONGU RAJENDRAN (MYNAA KAVARIMAANRAJA)

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    1. I will reply your question very shortly

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  10. For Muthan Kootam - Chellandi ammaan is the kula theivam.

    After worshiping chellandi amman every one goes to this selvakumara iyyan for asking kuri(prediction), as it turned to be primary. Kindly update in this blog.

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    1. Chellandi Amman is the kulatheivam of Muthan kulam. O.K. Location of temple is not mentioned. Plz mention the place where it is located.

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  11. Chellandiyamman of Manalur is the Kula theivam of Kanna kulam not Kaannandai. Please note this. Some people call it as kannandai with out proper knowledge.

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  12. Hi,

    Sellan Kulam is called Ezhukarai Sellan Kulam.There are 7 kuladeivam temples for Sellan Kulam after the 7 brothers. The big brother is called Muthali Kamindan. Once Muthali Kamindan along with his troops went to Dharapuram in request from the king Krishna Deva Raya to suppress the naughty guys in that region. He won the battle and in honor to that Krishna Deva Raya gave Muthali Kaminadam the title to rule the Paruthipalli Country. He built a temple in Paruthipalli and worshiped Alagu Naachi Amman as his kuladeivam. His followers were called Sellan Kulam Pangalis of Paruthipalli. Paruthipalli is located at a distance of 8 km south from Mallasamudram and 18 north east of Tiruchengode.

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  13. The Kannan Kulam "Sri Nallapulli Amman" temple is located at Morur. In this blog it has been mentioned as Morepalayam. Please kindly correct that mistake.

    Thank You

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  14. Sengunni kootathai serthavargal Maanikkampalayam arugae vulla Molipalli Annamar kovil'ai kulatheivamaga kondavargal.

    Vasanth

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  15. veliyan kootathai serthavargal Maanikkampalayam arulmigu nallakumara samykovil'ai kulatheivamaga kondavargal.

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    1. anna.......am also tat temple only.....which place r u

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  16. anna.............am also tat temple only.....say to include our temple

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  17. ella koottamum, ella kula theivamum illaiye!

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    1. Ungalukkutherntha kootam avatrin kulatheivangalaiyum theriviyngal. Ithai vaithu update seithukollalam. Please write what you know and not covered in this blog.

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  18. Karunkannan kottam yaravathu irukkengala...

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  19. anna my name is selva kumar my native is salem (bommiyampatti, omlur t.k.) my grand father's grand father's father migrated to this village before that we where near singarapettai we belongs to vettalai kodi gounder and we do no the kottom, kani god how to find can you guide plz

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    1. Sorry brother! Vetalai kodi Gounder is different from Kongu velala Gounder. So, you have to ask elders of your caste. Sorry once again Selva Kumar.

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  20. Thooran Kulam "Kumaramangalam Sri Ponkaaliamman" temple located at Kumaramangalam, Tiruchengode (Tk),Namakkal (Dt).

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  21. Manalur Chellandiyamman is the kulatheivam of Kannar kulam (ie. Kannivadikkanar)
    Some people migrated from this place are mentioning their kootam as Kannandai. It is not correct. They should correct themselves. Kannan kulam having subdivision according to their deity worshipped as kulatheivam. They are Kannivadikkannar, Kalamangalakkannar etc.


    P.Chellamuthu,
    Pollachi

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    1. Hi,
      May I know why other district kongu vellala gounders do not want to find matches from harur TK or Dharmapuri Dt especially? We generally call them as vadakathi gounders, they do not fully involve themselves in following rituals or being aware of their kootams/ kuladeivams(amman). If they say kootams, their kuladeivams are totally different. What is their ancestral origin and do someone know have extensive knowledge about this?? I have done many researches to find the solution for this.

      Thanks

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  22. where is the kula deivam temple for enchan kulam in salem district

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  23. For Kadai kulam, we also have temple at Pappini (Periyanayaki Amman) near Kankeyam (on Kankeyam-Muthur road)

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  24. Hi,
    May I know why other district kongu vellala gounders do not want to find matches from harur TK or Dharmapuri Dt especially? We generally call them as vadakathi gounders, they do not fully involve themselves in following rituals or being aware of their kootams/ kuladeivams(amman). What is their ancestral origin and do someone know have extensive knowledge about this?? I have done many researches to find the solution for this.

    Thanks

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    1. Hi, Kumar Logu. I also doing some research on our Kulams & Kuladeivams. I have a number of books to refer. Normally I live at Pollachi but out of station. If go to Pollachi I can give a detailed reply. By the by I want to know where are you from and what are the books/ materials you have.

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    2. Hi, Kumar Logu. I am also doing some research on our Kulams & Kuladeivams. I have a number of books at Pollachi where I normally live. As I am away from home I am not in a position to give a reply to your question. By the by I want to know your place of living and books/materials you have so that we can share them. There are confusions about Kanna kulam & Kannandai kulams. If they read Kanna Kula pattayams (copper plates / cheppeduhal) they can clear their doubts. In this blog it is given that Manlur Chellandiyamman is the Kula deivam of Kannandai, which is incorrect. I will be very happy if the correction is done. A novel "Ezhukarai Suryakangeyan" written by Edaipadi Amudhan is very informative as it is based on the history. You will also get a reply for your question"Why the Kongu velalars of northen districts are not preferred for marriage" Thank you. Chellamuthu(Imayayavaramban is nickname) Pollachy

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    3. You are right Mr. Chellamuthu, Chellandiyamman is kula deivam of Kanna Kulam (KANNIVADIYAN KOOTAM), i know this because My periyappa is from Kannandai kootam.(the relation periyappa comes from my Appatha side, my periyappa's father married the elder sister of my grand mother). my Periyappa is kannandai kottam and they workiship Sri Navladiyan.

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  26. Can anybody please tell me solution for our problem? I love a girl. We both belong to the same kootam. I know this is wrong according to our culture but I love her so much and not willing to loose her. Can anybody please tell me a solution. Is there any parigaram for this. Please help me out.

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    1. Hi, Manikandan. I regret for you. I can understand your situation. You know, if persons belong to the same koottam they are Brothers/Pangalis. Others (diff koottam) are considered as Uncle/Maman/Machan. Now you know what is your case. I think there is no parigaram for this.

      What is your koottam by the way? I will ask with my elders if there is a way.

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    2. Thanks for your response.I belong to Kannandhai kootam(mohanoor temple, namakkal district) madhumohan, we both go to the same temple.

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    3. some body please tell me a solution for this, is there any possibility to marry in same kootam?

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    4. Mani - most communities have no social order like ours, so this would not have been an issue. If love is important, then strongly recommend that you research the family tree of yourself and your lover and identify how far away or near the relation is. There may be more than one way you are related to your lover. The further away the distance the better. We have so many kootams because many of them had split. No reason why why you cannot effectively split your kootam! radical it would be though. Then check with doctors for implication of close relationship marriage. provide blood group details as well. This just means additional precautions during pregnancy. finally, for mental satisfaction, there may be some parikarams, but none I am aware of

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    5. Hari - Thank you for replying hari. If u come to know any details, pls tell me.

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    6. I have been trying to find a good place to save my family tree details. I have records up to my grandfathers grandfather. Tried Geni and Ancestry but they are so costly and not for Indian communities really. Any suggestions appreciated

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    7. எனக்கும் என் முன்னோர்கள் பற்றி எங்கு எப்படி ஆராய்ச்சி செய்யலாம், விவரங்கள் சேமித்து வைக்கலாம் என்று சொல்லுங்கள் பங்காளிகளே, மாமன், மச்சான்களே

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    8. The best website for kongu vellala gounder kootams is gounder.rootstobuds.com. Check it out.

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    9. thanks. i looked at www.rootstobuds.com and it looks very good. I have now sent a request to them to create my family tree and link it to the big gounder family tree they are creating. thanks dinesh. best of all it is free!

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  27. Ettukai Amman , Namakkal district is the Kula theivam for Pannai Kootam. Add this also.

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  28. Ettukai Amman, Keerambur, Namakkal district is the Kula theivam for Pannai Kootam.

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  29. Hi Im Sunder from Malaysia, As I was guided my Parents, I'm Velliya Kolum and My Temple is Sellandi Amman Temple, keelsathambur, Nammakal District.

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  30. Alagan kootam's original temple is in Sellandiamman temple Maayanoor, Trichi. Podanur temple is a recent one dating back only ~50 odd years.

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  31. Hi, Can anyone tell me the story of Thodai Kootam pls

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  32. kongu nattu singam...theeran chinnamalai

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  33. I am in living in morappur (dharmapuri) . I am worshipping maarakka selliyamman which in thamirapatti (dharmapuri) . Can you tell me which kootam does i belongs to

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  34. i am living in (Gangaleri) krishnagiri d.t. I am workshipping kathiriappa swamy which is at Katinayanapalli (Krishnagri). Can u tell me which kullam/kootam i belong too... plsss...

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  35. For Kannan Kootam, there is also a Kulatheivam Bagavathiamman Koil at Kommakovil, near Perundurai. Sengannan Kottam people also come here for worshiping the deity

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    1. Useful piece of information. Thank you Soms! Your full name and place of living? P.Chellamuthu, Pollachi

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  36. i m vangal perungudi....... my lover belongs to cheran kulam..... can we married?

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    1. Dear Mohanraj, There is no problem in your case. Go ahead. My congratulations!

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  37. hello i'm geetha. according to my parents we belongs to thooran kulam. kula deivam is cinna annan periya annan. can anyone guide me on the location of the temple? or upload any image of temple or kula deivam mention above? thank you

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  38. Hi .. Is Porul thantha kulam and Muzhukathan kulam are one and the same ?

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    1. Hi, Muzhukathan kulam is branch of Porulandhai/ Porul thantha kulam. People of Sedan kulam of Kadaiyur near Kangeyam had to give one fourth of Kadaiyur kani to Porulandhai Kula people. But they didn't get easily. Vellaiyamma, sees Kula girl married to Porulandhai Kula Sengodan fought with her brothers togetthe share as assured by her father. A Muslim sardar representing that area helped(at that time kongu Nadu was under the rule of Muslims) her. In return she treated her as a brother and accepted seer(gifts). It was continued. They performed a special rites like muzhukatha seer. Therefore others used to call them as Mulukathan,but they are Porulandhai only.

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  39. what is the relationship between kuzhlaayan kootam and sengunni kootam.... Pangalies or mama machans ???

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  40. Can anyone please tell me which god is kuladeivam for Periyakulam/periyakootam..

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  41. does the girl from sellan koottam and boy from pillan koottam marry?

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  42. Yes Lavanya! I presume you are from Sellan kootam. You can marry a boy from pillan kootam. Nothing wrong.

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  43. Is Porul thantha kulam and Muzhukathan kulam are one and the same? can they marry?

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  44. i belongs to "Kanandhai" Kootam and we workship "Sellandi Amman" in Malanur. (i'm from dharapuram) can any one tell me the story of "sellandi amman". i heard sellandi amman is the first god for gounders. from the age of my grand fathers"s grandfather's father we are staying near by a village in dharapuram (i have document for that - unfortunately no documents to trace my other grandfathers).

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    1. Hi Selva Vignesh, My Kula Deivam is Chellandiyaman, Manalur. I belong to Kanna Kulam. (Kannivadiyan). If u are going to Manalur Chellandiyaman. then you belong to Kanna Kulam not Kannandai. but both Kanna kulam and Kannandai kulam are Pangalis only. we are from same ancestors.

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  45. Hi, If you are worshiping Manalur Chellandiyamman you are not Kannandai kulam. Many people do this mistake. Our original Chellandiyamman temple is at Mayanur, near Karur.When a Nallathambigounder got the ruling power of Kannivadi they built a Chellandiyamman temple at Manalur. I also have the opinion that Chellandiyamman is the kuladeivam of most of our kulams.

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  46. Also Add this...
    People Belongs to THOORAN KOOTTAM worship Alagu Nachiamman Temple in Paaraipatti Near Palani and Aayi Amman in Kangeyam...

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  47. Aandhai Kootam also worship Thiruneelakandiyamman aalayam in Periyaputhur situated on Daharapuram - Pollachi road

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    1. One group of Aanthai have Sellandiyamman in Thirumuruganpoondi also. Various places created by "Pidi man method" when the group migrated far away places, that's all.

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  48. Hi Friends Porulthantha kulam god sri annamar samy. its located from eloor near by buthan santhai namakkal disct

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  49. Hi, does anybody know a solution for marrying in the same kootam. Elders say that there is a parigaram which is doing a seer named thathu kuduthal seer during marriage. Does anybody know about this??? plzz help me...

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  51. Hi,
    I belong to Vilayan Kulam. We have Keeranur Selvanayaki amman as Kula dheivam. Our clan is missing in the list.

    Regards,
    Mohanraj, Pollachi

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    1. me to vilayan kulam, my temple is "Sri Ponkaliamman, Sivagri, Erode"


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    2. hi me too belongs to vilaiyan kulam keezh saathamboor sellandi amman kovil

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  52. hi Please update the temple infor for semban kulam - SRI KARIYA KAALIAMMAN TEMPLE PERIYAMANALI

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  53. we are workshipping perummal at agraharam(Morappur) Dharmapuri Dt...we are kongu vellalar but we don't know the kuttam..... Plzz kindly help us to know our kuttam we belongs to.........

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  54. yenga kulam mulukaathan kulam............ :-)

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  55. Hi admin,I am JagathGuru belongs to "Pandiyan" kootam.... yenga kulatheiva kovil,Nasiyanur-"Mathura kaali Amman Temple" in Erode... I would like to add this too.So that some one who didnt know can come to know about this... ;)

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  56. Vannakam Kongu, i am Nagarajan and belongs to Pannai Kootam and yenga kulatheivam Batrakaliamman kovil, Kaliappampalayam, Getticheviur please add this too in Pannai kootam. Now old temple demolished and new temple construction over and kumbabesekam on 02.06.2014... welcome all our kongu nanbarkal and sonthangal

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  57. The best website for kongu vellala gounder kootams is gounder.rootstobuds.com. Register there and join the rootstobuds family tree.

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  58. What is relation with sengkannan and vendoven....pangalis or mama machans...........

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  59. Hi,
    I belong to Kannan Kulam. We have Pattanam Kaliyamman as Kula dheivam in Pattanam, Rasipuram (Tk), Namakkal (Dt).

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  60. Ettukkaiyamman Koil, Keeramboor, Namakkal (Dt) also kula deivam of Sempoothan and Pannai Kulam.

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  61. Sempoothan kulam also having Marapparai Kaliyamman Koil, Tiruchengode (Tk), Namakkal (Dt).

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  62. Sellan kulam also having Eluppuli Aththayamman Koil, Near Konnaiyaru, in Tiruchangode (Tk), Namakkal (Dt)

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  63. Kannan Kulam having many temples. Kaalamangam, Kilampadi, Kolaanalli, Erayamanagalam, Morur Etc..........

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    1. Yes you are correct. All the Kannans may intimate their place and Kuladeivams in this blog so that we can update the records. Chellamuthu, Pollachi

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  64. sempoothan and semponn are the same kulam or not

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  65. I also like Gounder.RootsToBuds.com

    It has clear and full information. Everyone should update their kulam details there as well and make Gounders the best in the world

    East or West...Gounders are the best

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