|| हरि: सर्वोत्तम वायु: जीवोत्तम ||


The main branch of Puthige Matha is in the village by name Puthige. The idol of Vithal with Rukmini and Satyabhama gifted to the first pontiff Shri Upendra Teertha by the Acharya Madhva is worshiped here. The 30th swamiji in the lineage Shri Shri Shri Sugunendra Teertha is the present pontiff.