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.

0162. விழுப்பேற்றின் அஃதொப்பது இல்லையார்

0162. Vizhuppetrin Akthoppathu Illaiyaar

  • குறள் #
  • பால்
    அறத்துப்பால் (Arathuppal) - Virtue
  • இயல்
    இல்லறவியல் (Illaraviyal) - Domestic Virtue
  • அதிகாரம்
    அழுக்காறாமை (Azhukkaaraamai)
    Not Envying
  • குறள்
    விழுப்பேற்றின் அஃதொப்பது இல்லையார் மாட்டும்
    அழுக்காற்றின் அன்மை பெறின்.
  • விளக்கம்
    எவரிடத்திலும் பொறாமை கொள்ளாதிருக்கும் குணத்தை ஒருவன் பெற்றிருந்தால், அவன் பெறுதற்குரிய செல்வங்களுள் அதனை ஒப்பது வேறு இல்லை.
  • Translation
    in English
    If man can learn to envy none on earth,
    'Tis richest gift, -beyond compare its worth.
  • Meaning
    Amongst all attainable excellences there is none equal to that of being free from envy towards others.


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