Chowalloor Shiva Temple is located in Kollam District and is around 9 km from Kundara. Muruga or Subrahmanya is worshiped here as subsidiary deity. The annual pooyam festival is observed in Makaram month. Chowalloor Shiva Temple Thaipooyam festival 2016 date is January 24.
Special pujas, rituals, abhishekam, Subrahmanya sahasranama archana and numerous other activities are held on the day.
Various types of Kavadi are taken to the shrine. Kavadiyattam and colorful procession of Kavadis are a major highlight.
It is considered highly meritorious to perform puja and take blessing of Sri Subrahmanya Swami on the day.