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.

0665. வீறெய்தி மாண்டார் வினைத்திட்பம்

0665. Veereithi Maandaar Vinaiththitpam

  • குறள் #
  • பால்
    பொருட்பால் (Porutpaal) - Wealth
  • இயல்
    அமைச்சியல் (Amaichchiyal) - Ministers of State
  • அதிகாரம்
    வினைத்திட்பம் (Vinaiththitpam)
    Power in Action
  • குறள்
    வீறெய்தி மாண்டார் வினைத்திட்பம் வேந்தன்கண்
    ஊறெய்தி உள்ளப் படும்.
  • விளக்கம்
    செய்யும் செயலால் பெருமை பெற்று உயர்ந்தவரின் வினைத்திட்பம் நாட்டை ஆளும் மன்னனிடத்தே எட்டி நன்கு மதிக்கப்படும்.
  • Translation
    in English
    The power in act of men renowned and great,
    With king acceptance finds and fame through all the state.
  • Meaning
    The firmness in action of those who have become great by the excellence (of their counsel) will, by attaining its fulfilment in the person of the king, be esteemed (by all).


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