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.

0857. மிகல்மேவல் மெய்ப்பொருள் காணார்

0857. Migalmeval Meipporul Kaanaar

  • குறள் #
  • பால்
    பொருட்பால் (Porutpaal) - Wealth
  • இயல்
    நட்பியல் (Natpiyal) - Alliance
  • அதிகாரம்
    இகல் (Igal)
  • குறள்
    மிகல்மேவல் மெய்ப்பொருள் காணார் இகல்மேவல்
    இன்னா அறிவி னவர்.
  • விளக்கம்
    இகலை விரும்பும் தீய அறிவுடையவர் வெற்றி அடைவதற்குக் காரணமான உண்மைப் பொருளை அறிய மாட்டார்.
  • Translation
    in English
    The very truth that greatness gives their eyes can never see,
    Who only know to work men woe, fulfilled of enmity.
  • Meaning
    Those whose judgement brings misery through its connection with hatred cannot understand the triumphant nature of truth.


Post a Comment