The Padi Igguthappa temple, one of most important temple of Kodavas - the tribal inhabitants in Kakkabe, is dedicated to Igguthappa, another name for Lord Subramanya. The devotees believe in the miracles by Igguthappa, where any one can ask for anything from this super power God.
Farmers in and around this area usually offer prayers and offerings for rains during the famous Annual festival in the temple conducted during the month of March. Tulabhara, weighing oneself against fruits, sugar, coconuts, rice etc, is an important offering here. This temple governs significant role in the cultural and traditional life of the place.