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.

0165. அழுக்காறு உடையார்க்கு அதுசாலும்

0165. Azhukkaaru Udaiyaarkku Adhusaalum

  • குறள் #
  • பால்
    அறத்துப்பால் (Arathuppal) - Virtue
  • இயல்
    இல்லறவியல் (Illaraviyal) - Domestic Virtue
  • அதிகாரம்
    அழுக்காறாமை (Azhukkaaraamai)
    Not Envying
  • குறள்
    அழுக்காறு உடையார்க்கு அதுசாலும் ஒன்னார்
    வழுக்காயும் கேடீன் பது.
  • விளக்கம்
    பொறாமை உடையவரைத் துன்புறுத்த அவரிடம் உள்ள பொறாமைக் குணம் ஒன்றே போதும். பகைவர் தீங்கு செய்யத் தவறினாலும் அப்பொறாமை அவர்க்குத் தவறாது தீமை செய்து விடும்.
  • Translation
    in English
    Envy they have within! Enough to seat their fate!
    Though foemen fail, envy can ruin consummate.
  • Meaning
    To those who cherish envy that is enough. Though free from enemies that (envy) will bring destruction.


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