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Author: Indira Heggade
Place: Belmannu, Padubidri, Karkala,Udupi
Smt. Heggade has presented the cultural affiliations that Belmannu has in folk practices, and deity’s devotional aspects. The alades being the original spots of deity’s locations worshipped by the respective devotees according to their believes since a long period. The author has furnished the inscriptional applications from which the regime of Nandalike and Belmannu chieftaincy have been highlighted. She has interwoven the folk aspects and historical aspects with cultural practices vogue in the area.