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.

0810. விழையார் விழையப் படுப

0810. Vizhaiyaar Vizhaiyap Paduba

  • குறள் #
  • பால்
    பொருட்பால் (Porutpaal) - Wealth
  • இயல்
    நட்பியல் (Natpiyal) - Alliance
  • அதிகாரம்
    பழைமை (Pazhaimai)
  • குறள்
    விழையார் விழையப் படுப பழையார்கண்
    பண்பின் தலைப்பிரியா தார்.
  • விளக்கம்
    பழைய நண்பர் பிழை செய்தாராயினும், அவரிடத்தும் அன்பு குறையாதவரைப் பகைவரும் விரும்புவர்.
  • Translation
    in English
    Ill-wishers even wish them well, who guard.
    For ancient friends, their wonted kind regard.
  • Meaning
    Even enemies will love those who have never changed in their affection to their long-standing friends.


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