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.

0991. எண்பதத்தால் எய்தல் எளிதென்ப

0991. Enbathaththaal Eithal Elithenba

  • குறள் #
  • பால்
    பொருட்பால் (Porutpaal) - Wealth
  • இயல்
    குடியியல் (Kudiyiyal) - Miscellaneous
  • அதிகாரம்
    பண்புடைமை (Panbudaimai)
  • குறள்
    எண்பதத்தால் எய்தல் எளிதென்ப யார்மாட்டும்
    பண்புடைமை என்னும் வழக்கு.
  • விளக்கம்
    எல்லாரிடத்தும் எளிதில் கண்டு பெசுவதற்கேற்ற நிலையில் இருத்தலால், பண்புடையவர் என்று சொல்லப்படுகின்ற தன்மையை அடைதல் எளிது என்று அறிஞர் கூறுவர்.
  • Translation
    in English
    Who easy access give to every man, they say,
    Of kindly courtesy will learn with ease the way.
  • Meaning
    If one is easy of access to all, it will be easy for one to obtain the virtue called goodness.


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