Thirukural written by Thiruvalluvar consists of three books, the first book on Aram (the Way or Dharma), the second on Porul (Material or Artha) and the third on Inbam (Joy or Kama).

There are 37 chapters in the first book, the first four called Payiram or Prefactory Matter, the next twenty about Ill-Aram (the householder’s Dharma) and the next thirteen about Turavaram (the path of Renunciation). The second book on Porul contains seventy chapters, the first twenty dealing with Kings and their Duties, the succeeding thirty two chapters with the other matters concerning the State, and next thirteen, with Sundry Concerns. The third book on Inbam contains twenty five chapters, the first seven being on Pre Marital Love (Kalavu) and the next eighteen on Marital Love.

There are 133 chapters in all, each chapter contains ten distichs in the metre known as Kural and the work itself is now called by that name.

0026. செயற்கரிய செய்வார் பெரியர்

0026. Seyarkariya Seivaar Periyar

  • குறள் #
  • பால்
    அறத்துப்பால் (Arathuppal) - Virtue
  • இயல்
    பாயிரம் இயல்(Paayiram Iyal) - Introduction
  • அதிகாரம்
    நீத்தார் பெருமை (Neeththaar Perumai)
    The Greatness of Ascetics
  • குறள்
    செயற்கரிய செய்வார் பெரியர் சிறியர்
    செயற்கரிய செய்கலா தார்.
  • விளக்கம்
    மக்களின் செய்தற்கரிய செயலாகிய ஐம்புலன்களையும் அடக்குதலைச் செய்பவர் பெரியோர்; அவ்வாறு செய்ய முடியாதவர் சிறியோர்.
  • Translation
    in English
    Things hard in the doing will great men do;
    Things hard in the doing the mean eschew.
  • Meaning
    The great will do those things which is difficult to be done; but the mean cannot do them.


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