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.

1062. இரந்தும் உயிர்வாழ்தல் வேண்டின்

1062. Irandhum Uyirvaazhthal Vendin

  • குறள் #
  • பால்
    பொருட்பால் (Porutpaal) - Wealth
  • இயல்
    குடியியல் (Kudiyiyal) - Miscellaneous
  • அதிகாரம்
    இரவச்சம் (Iravachcham)
    The Dread of Mendicancy
  • குறள்
    இரந்தும் உயிர்வாழ்தல் வேண்டின் பரந்து
    கெடுக உலகியற்றி யான்.
  • விளக்கம்
    இவ்வுலகத்தைப் படைத்தவன் இரந்தும் உயிர் வாழ வேண்டும் என்று விதித்தானாயின், அவன் எங்கும் அலைந்து கெடுவானாக.
  • Translation
    in English
    If he that shaped the world desires that men should begging go,
    Through life's long course, let him a wanderer be and perish so.
  • Meaning
    If the Creator of the world has decreed even begging as a means of livelihood, may he too go abegging and perish.


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