Kadiru Habba is one of the famous festivals conducted at Kateel Temple (Durga Parameshwari Temple). On the day of Bhadrapada Shuddha Hasta tying a spike of corn (fresh grown) is celebrated with great devotion.
Kateel Durga Parameshwari Temple is one of the famous Shakti Temples in Karnataka state. Kateel is located at a distance of 26 kms from Mangalore city.
The holy temple is situated on an islet in the middle of the sacred river Nandini amidst panoramic scenes and fascinating greenery. Thousands of devotees visit Kateel every day to seek blessings from goddess Durga Parameshwari.