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.

0387. இன்சொலால் ஈத்தளிக்க வல்லார்க்குத்

0387. Insolaal Eeththalikka Vallaarkkuth

  • குறள் #
  • பால்
    பொருட்பால் (Porutpaal) - Wealth
  • இயல்
    அரசியல் (Arasiyal) - Royalty
  • அதிகாரம்
    இறைமாட்சி (Iraimaatchi)
    The Greatness of a King
  • குறள்
    இன்சொலால் ஈத்தளிக்க வல்லார்க்குத் தன்சொலால்
    தான்கண் டனைத்திவ் வுலகு.
  • விளக்கம்
    இன்சொல்லுடன் பொருள் கொடுத்துப் பாதுகாக்கக் கூடிய அரசனுக்கு, இந்த உலகத்திலேயே அவன் விரும்பிய பொருளெல்லாம் கிடைக்கும்.
  • Translation
    in English
    With pleasant speech, who gives and guards with powerful liberal hand,
    He sees the world obedient all to his command.
  • Meaning
    The world will praise and submit itself to the mind of the king who is able to give with affability, and to protect all who come to him.


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