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.

0225. ஆற்றுவார் ஆற்றல் பசிஆற்றல்

0225. Aatruvaar Aatral Pasiaatral

  • குறள் #
  • பால்
    அறத்துப்பால் (Arathuppal) - Virtue
  • இயல்
    இல்லறவியல் (Illaraviyal) - Domestic Virtue
  • அதிகாரம்
    ஈகை (Eegai)
  • குறள்
    ஆற்றுவார் ஆற்றல் பசிஆற்றல் அப்பசியை
    மாற்றுவார் ஆற்றலின் பின்.
  • விளக்கம்
    தவத்தால் வலியார்க்கு ஏற்படும் வல்லமையாவது தமக்கு நேரும் பசியைப் பொறுத்தலாகும். இவ்வலிமை, போறுத்தற்கரிய பசியைக் கொடையால் தீர்ப்பவரின் வலிமையை விடத் தாழ்ந்ததே.
  • Translation
    in English
    'Mid devotees they're great who hunger's pangs sustain,
    Who hunger's pangs relieve a higher merit gain.
  • Meaning
    The power of those who perform penance is the power of enduring hunger. It is inferior to the power of those who remove the hunger (of others).


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