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.

0149. நலக்குரியார் யாரெனின் நாமநீர்

0149. Nalakkuriyaar Yaarenin Naamaneer

  • குறள் #
  • பால்
    அறத்துப்பால் (Arathuppal) - Virtue
  • இயல்
    இல்லறவியல் (Illaraviyal) - Domestic Virtue
  • அதிகாரம்
    பிறனில் விழையாமை (Piranil Vizhaiyaamai)
    Not Coveting Another's Wife
  • குறள்
    நலக்குரியார் யாரெனின் நாமநீர் வைப்பின்
    பிறர்க்குரியாள் தோள்தோயா தார்.
  • விளக்கம்
    கடலால் சூழப்பட்ட உலகில் எல்லா நன்மைகளுக்கும் உரியவர் யார் எனில், பிறன் மனைவியின் தோளைச் சேராதவரேயாவார்.
  • Translation
    in English
    Who 're good indeed, on earth begirt by ocean's gruesome tide?
    The men who touch not her that is another's bride.
  • Meaning
    Is it asked, "who are those who shall obtain good in this world surrounded by the terror-producing sea?" Those who touch not the shoulder of her who belongs to another.


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