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.

0190. ஏதிலார் குற்றம்போல் தங்குற்றங்

0190. Yethilaar Kutrampol Thangutrang

  • குறள் #
  • பால்
    அறத்துப்பால் (Arathuppal) - Virtue
  • இயல்
    இல்லறவியல் (Illaraviyal) - Domestic Virtue
  • அதிகாரம்
    புறங்கூறாமை (Purangkooraamai)
    Not Backbiting
  • குறள்
    ஏதிலார் குற்றம்போல் தங்குற்றங் காண்கிற்பின்
    தீதுண்டோ மன்னும் உயிர்க்கு.
  • விளக்கம்
    புறங்கூறுவதற்காகப் பிறர் குற்றங்களைக் காண்பது போலப் புறங்கூறுதலாகிய தம் குற்றத்தையும் காண்பாராயின், அவர்க்கு எத்தீங்கும் உண்டாகாது.
  • Translation
    in English
    If each his own, as neighbours' faults would scan,
    Could any evil hap to living man?
  • Meaning
    If they observed their own faults as they observe the faults of others, would any evil happen to men?


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