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.

0676. முடிவும் இடையூறும் முற்றியாங்கு

0676. Mudivum Idaiyoorum Mutriyaangu

  • குறள் #
  • பால்
    பொருட்பால் (Porutpaal) - Wealth
  • இயல்
    அமைச்சியல் (Amaichchiyal) - Ministers of State
  • அதிகாரம்
    வினைசெயல்வகை (Vinaiseyalvagai)
    Modes of Action
  • குறள்
    முடிவும் இடையூறும் முற்றியாங்கு எய்தும்
    படுபயனும் பார்த்துச் செயல்.
  • விளக்கம்
    ஒரு செயல் முடிவதற்குள்ள முயற்சியும், அதற்கு வரும் இடையூறும், அது நீங்கி முடிந்தால் வரும் பெரும்பயனும் அறிந்து செய்தல் வேண்டும்.
  • Translation
    in English
    Accomplishment, the hindrances, large profits won
    By effort: these compare,- then let the work be done.
  • Meaning
    An act is to be performed after considering the exertion required, the obstacles to be encountered, and the great profit to be gained (on its completion).


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