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.

0492. முரண்சேர்ந்த மொய்ம்பி னவர்க்கும்

0492. Muranserndha Moimbi Navarkkum

  • குறள் #
  • பால்
    பொருட்பால் (Porutpaal) - Wealth
  • இயல்
    அரசியல் (Arasiyal) - Royalty
  • அதிகாரம்
    இடன் அறிதல் (Idan Arithal)
    Knowing the Place
  • குறள்
    முரண்சேர்ந்த மொய்ம்பி னவர்க்கும் அரண்சேர்ந்தாம்
    ஆக்கம் பலவுந் தரும்.
  • விளக்கம்
    அரசரோடு பகைகொள்ளத் தக்க வலிமையுடையவர்க்கும் அரணைச் சேர்ந்து நின்று செய்யும் போரானது, நன்மைகள் பலவற்றையும் கொடுக்கும்.
  • Translation
    in English
    Though skill in war combine with courage tried on battle-field,
    The added gain of fort doth great advantage yield.
  • Meaning
    Even to those who are men of power and expedients, an attack in connection with a fortification will yield many advantages.


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