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)Periyamanali,velagoundampatti,namakkal
  • Sempoothan --> குலதெய்வம்:Ettukai Amman (எட்டுகை அம்மன்), 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