|• Official||Malayalam, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Coastline||0 kilometres (0 mi)|
|Climate||Tropical monsoon (Köppen)|
|Avg. summer temperature||35 °C (95 °F)|
|Avg. winter temperature||20 °C (68 °F)|
Chengallur is a place near Poojappura, Trivandrum, Kerala, India, where the famous Chengallur Shiva temple is located. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple is also famous for its subhramania deity and also the theekavadi (fire benefaction), an act of walking through fire as a proof of making reverent petition to God.