SRI SRI SRI KAGINELE KANAKA GURU PEETA
The guru peetha was established as a spiritual and cultural centre for Kuruba Gowdas in the state of Karnataka. The Mahasamsthana is presided over by Shri Beerendra Keshava Tarakananda Puri Swamiji who has done so for the last thirteen years. The guru peetha has followers world over.
Beerendra Keshava Tarakananda Puri is the first pontiff of the Kaginele Kanaka Guru Peetha, the cultural and spiritual centre of Kuruba Gowdas of Karnataka, India. He is said to have started many educational institutions and schools to help the rural poor acquire education. Beerendra Keshava Tarakananda Puri was felicitated to mark the 13th anniversary of his ascending the peetha in 2005. At least 50,000 people attended the convention. Swamiji attained moksha recently and Sri Nirajnananda Puri Swamiji has been selected as the new head of the Mutt.