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.

0081. இருந்தோம்பி இல்வாழ்வ தெல்லாம்

0081. Irundhombi Ilvaazhva Thellaam

  • குறள் #
  • பால்
    அறத்துப்பால் (Arathuppal) - Virtue
  • இயல்
    இல்லறவியல்(Illaraviyal) - Domestic Virtue
  • அதிகாரம்
    விருந்தோம்பல் (Virundhombal)
    Cherishing Guests
  • குறள்
    இருந்தோம்பி இல்வாழ்வ தெல்லாம் விருந்தோம்பி
    வேளாண்மை செய்தற் பொருட்டு.
  • விளக்கம்
    மனைவியோடு வீட்டில் இருந்து, பொருளைப் பாதுகாத்து இல்வாழ்க்கை நடத்துவதெல்லாம், விருந்தினரை உபசரித்து, அவர்கட்கு உதவி செய்வதற்கே யாகும்.
  • Translation
    in English
    All household cares and course of daily life have this in view.
    Guests to receive with courtesy, and kindly acts to do.
  • Meaning
    The whole design of living in the domestic state and laying up (property) is (to be able) to exercise the benevolence of hospitality.


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