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.

0932. ஒன்றெய்தி நூறிழக்கும் சூதர்க்கும்

0932. Ondreithi Noorizhakkum Sootharkkum

  • குறள் #
  • பால்
    பொருட்பால் (Porutpaal) - Wealth
  • இயல்
    நட்பியல் (Natpiyal) - Alliance
  • அதிகாரம்
    சூது (Soothu)
    Gaming (Gambling)
  • குறள்
    ஒன்றெய்தி நூறிழக்கும் சூதர்க்கும் உண்டாங்கொல்
    நன்றெய்தி வாழ்வதோர் ஆறு.
  • விளக்கம்
    ஒன்றைப் பெற்று, நூற்றை இழக்கச் செய்யும் சூதாடுவோருக்கு, நன்மையைப் பெற்று வாழ்வதற்கு ஒரு வழி உண்டாகுமோ?
  • Translation
    in English
    Is there for gamblers, too, that gaining one a hundred lose, some way
    That they may good obtain, and see a prosperous day?
  • Meaning
    Is there indeed a means of livelihood that can bestow happiness on gamblers who gain one and lose a hundred ?


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