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.

0194. நயன்சாரா நன்மையின் நீக்கும்

0194. Nayansaaraa Nanmaiyin Neekkum

  • குறள் #
  • பால்
    அறத்துப்பால் (Arathuppal) - Virtue
  • இயல்
    இல்லறவியல் (Illaraviyal) - Domestic Virtue
  • அதிகாரம்
    பயனில சொல்லாமை (Payanila Sollaamai)
    The Not Speaking Profitless Words
  • குறள்
    நயன்சாரா நன்மையின் நீக்கும் பயன்சாராப்
    பண்பில்சொல் பல்லா ரகத்து.
  • விளக்கம்
    ஒருவன் பயனில்லாத சொற்களைப் பலரிடத்தில் சொல்வானானால், அச்செயல் நன்மையோடு போருந்தாததாகி அவனைத் தீமையில் செலுத்தி விடும்.
  • Translation
    in English
    Unmeaning, worthless words, said to the multitude,
    To none delight afford, and sever men from good.
  • Meaning
    The words devoid of profit or pleasure which a man speaks will, being inconsistent with virtue, remove him from goodness.


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