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.

1078. சொல்லப் பயன்படுவர் சான்றோர்

1078. Sollap Payanpaduvar Saandror

  • குறள் #
  • பால்
    பொருட்பால் (Porutpaal) - Wealth
  • இயல்
    குடியியல் (Kudiyiyal) - Miscellaneous
  • அதிகாரம்
    கயமை (Kayamai)
  • குறள்
    சொல்லப் பயன்படுவர் சான்றோர் கரும்புபோல்
    கொல்லப் பயன்படும் கீழ்.
  • விளக்கம்
    ஒருவர் தம்மிடம் குறைகளைச் சொன்ன அளவில் மனம் இறங்கி மேன்மக்கள் பயன்படுவர்; கீழ்மக்கள் கரும்பைப் போல நெருக்கி வருந்தினால் தான் பயன்படுவர்.
  • Translation
    in English
    The good to those will profit yield fair words who use;
    The base, like sugar-cane, will profit those who bruise.
  • Meaning
    The great bestow (their alms) as soon as they are informed; (but) the mean, like the sugar-cane, only when they are tortured to death.


Post a Comment