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.

0865. வழிநோக்கான் வாய்ப்பன செய்யான்

0865. Vazhinokkaan Vaaippana Seiyaan

  • குறள் #
  • பால்
    பொருட்பால் (Porutpaal) - Wealth
  • இயல்
    நட்பியல் (Natpiyal) - Alliance
  • அதிகாரம்
    பகைமாட்சி (Pagaimaatchi)
    The Might of Hatred
  • குறள்
    வழிநோக்கான் வாய்ப்பன செய்யான் பழிநோக்கான்
    பண்பிலன் பற்றார்க்கு இனிது.
  • விளக்கம்
    நல்வழியைக் கருதான்; நல்லனவற்றைச் செய்ய மாட்டான். பழியை நோக்க மாட்டான்; நற்பண்பு இல்லான்; இத்தகையவன் பகைவரால் எளிதில் வேல்லத்தக்கவனாவான்.
  • Translation
    in English
    No way of right he scans, no precepts bind, no crimes affright,
    No grace of good he owns; such man's his foes' delight.
  • Meaning
    (A) pleasing (object) to his foes is he who reads not moral works, does nothing that is enjoined by them cares not for reproach and is not possessed of good qualities.


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