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.

0572. கண்ணோட்டத் துள்ளது உலகியல்

0572. Kannottaath Thullathu Ulagiyal

  • குறள் #
  • பால்
    பொருட்பால் (Porutpaal) - Wealth
  • இயல்
    அரசியல் (Arasiyal) - Royalty
  • அதிகாரம்
    கண்ணோட்டம் (Kannottam)
  • குறள்
    கண்ணோட்டத் துள்ளது உலகியல் அஃதிலார்
    உண்மை நிலக்குப் பொறை.
  • விளக்கம்
    கண்ணோட்டத்தால் உலகியல் நடைபெறுகின்றது. அக்கண்ணோட்டம் இல்லாதவர் உயிருடனே இருப்பது நிலத்திற்குச் சுமையே.
  • Translation
    in English
    The world goes on its wonted way, since grace benign is there;
    All other men are burthen for the earth to bear.
  • Meaning
    The prosperity of the world springs from the kindliness, the existence of those who have no (kindliness) is a burden to the earth.


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