The Gokarnanatheshwara Temple, otherwise known as Kudroli Sri Gokarna
natha Kshetra, is in the Kudroli area of Mangalore in Karnataka, India. It was consecrated bySriNarayana Guru.
Learning about the work undertaken by SriNarayana Guru in establishing social equality through his temples inKerala, a prominent Billava leader from the community Sahukar Koragappa visited the Guru along with the leaders of the community in 1908. The delegation appraised Narayana Guru about the problems faced by the Billawas.
SriNarayana Guru.visited Mangalore on invitation from this delegation and ascertained for himself the exactness of the prevailing situation. After visiting, SriNarayana Guru.selected the place in Kudroli and advised the community elders about a suitable location to build their temple; work began under his direction. Elders such as Sahukar Koragappa took the initiative in ensuring smooth progress in the temple's construction