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.

0989. ஊழி பெயரினும் தாம்பெயரார்

0989. Oozhi Peyarinum Thaampeyaraar

  • குறள் #
  • பால்
    பொருட்பால் (Porutpaal) - Wealth
  • இயல்
    குடியியல் (Kudiyiyal) - Miscellaneous
  • அதிகாரம்
    சான்றாண்மை (Saandraanmai)
  • குறள்
    ஊழி பெயரினும் தாம்பெயரார் சான்றாண்மைக்கு
    ஆழி எனப்படு வார்.
  • விளக்கம்
    நற்குணம் என்று சொல்லப்படும் கடலுக்குக் கரை எனப்படும் பெரியார், ஊழிக்காலத்தில் உலகமே நிலை மாறினாலும் தாம் தம் அறநெறியிலிருந்து விலக மாட்டார்.
  • Translation
    in English
    Call them of perfect virtue's sea the shore,
    Who, though the fates should fail, fail not for evermore.
  • Meaning
    Those who are said to be the shore of the sea of perfection will never change, though ages may change.


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