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.

0902. பேணாது பெண்விழைவான் ஆக்கம்

0902. Manaivizhaivaar Maanpayan Yeithaar

  • குறள் #
  • பால்
    பொருட்பால் (Porutpaal) - Wealth
  • இயல்
    நட்பியல் (Natpiyal) - Alliance
  • அதிகாரம்
    பெண்வழிச் சேரல் (Penvazhich Cheral)
    Being Led by Women
  • குறள்
    பேணாது பெண்விழைவான் ஆக்கம் பெரியதோர்
    நாணாக நாணுத் தரும்.
  • விளக்கம்
    தன் ஆண்மையைப் பாதுகாவாது பெண்மீது ஆசை வைப்பவனது செல்வம், எல்லார்க்கும் பெரிய வெட்கம் உண்டாக, பின் அவனையே நாணும்படி செய்யும்.
  • Translation
    in English
    Who gives himself to love of wife, careless of noble name
    His wealth will clothe him with o'erwhelming shame.
  • Meaning
    The wealth of him who, regardless (of his manliness), devotes himself to his wife's feminine nature will cause great shame (to ali men) and to himself;


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