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.

0388. முறைசெய்து காப்பாற்றும் மன்னவன்

0388. Muraiseithu Kaappaatrum Mannavan

  • குறள் #
  • பால்
    பொருட்பால் (Porutpaal) - Wealth
  • இயல்
    அரசியல் (Arasiyal) - Royalty
  • அதிகாரம்
    இறைமாட்சி (Iraimaatchi)
    The Greatness of a King
  • குறள்
    முறைசெய்து காப்பாற்றும் மன்னவன் மக்கட்கு
    இறையென்று வைக்கப் படும்.
  • விளக்கம்
    நீதி செலுத்தி மக்களை வருந்தாமல் காக்கின்ற அரசன், பிறப்பால் மனிதனாயினும் செயலினால் கடவுள் என்று மதிக்கப்படுவான்.
  • Translation
    in English
    Who guards the realm and justice strict maintains,
    That king as god o'er subject people reigns.
  • Meaning
    That king, will be esteemed a God among men, who performs his own duties, and protects (his subjects).


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