Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam: a 16-acre water tank, 1,000 ft. length by 950 feet breath. Located in Vandiyur region, the tank has a Vinayaka (Ganesha) temple dedicated to Lord Vigneshwara, the Elephant-faced God at the centre. A temple dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Mariamman (diety of smallpox) is located near the tank. ‘Teppakulam’ means ‘water tank’ in Tamil. Therefore, the name Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam.