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.

0322. பகுத்துண்டு பல்லுயிர் ஓம்புதல்

0322. Paguththundu Palluyir Ombuthal

  • குறள் #
  • பால்
    அறத்துப்பால் (Arathuppal) - Virtue
  • இயல்
    துறவறவியல் (Thuravaraviyal) - Ascetic Virtue
  • அதிகாரம்
    Not Killing
  • குறள்
    பகுத்துண்டு பல்லுயிர் ஓம்புதல் நூலோர்
    தொகுத்தவற்றுள் எல்லாந் தலை.
  • விளக்கம்
    தான் உண்பதைப் பங்கிட்டுக் கொடுத்துத் தானும் உண்டு பல உயிர்களையும் பாதுகாத்தல், அறநூலார் தொகுத்துக் கூறிய அரங்கள் எல்லாவற்றுள்ளும் சிறந்த அறமாகும்.
  • Translation
    in English
    Let those that need partake your meal; guard every-thing that lives;
    This the chief and sum of lore that hoarded wisdom gives.
  • Meaning
    The chief of all (the virtues) which authors have summed up, is the partaking of food that has been shared with others, and the preservation of the mainfold life of other creatures.


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