The Tirukkural (Tamil: திருக்குறள்), shortly known as the Kural, is a classic Tamil what we have today as Kural.”] (Avvaiyar, ancient Tamil poet, c. Avvai KuRaL is a new Nano series of bite-sized bloggets, umm.. venerable tamil poetess AvvaiyAr, in the astounding KuRaL poetry format. How did Avvaiyar (a Tamil poetess) know and write about atoms years ago Meaning: Thirukkural is as powerful as the energy of the seven large oceans.

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However, a number of musicians have set it to tune and several singers have kutal it in their concerts. Grant said, “Humility, charity and forgiveness of injuries, being Christian qualities, are not described by Aristotle. The Sacred Kurral of Tiruvalluva Nayanar. The Kural has been praised for its veracity over the millennia by great intellects around the globe.

Herbert Arthur Popley Articles with short description Articles containing Tamil-language text Pages to import images to Wikidata All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from September CS1 maint: Nevertheless, the basic ideas of Valluvar is found in the introductory section of the Kural, which includes the first four chapters of the text.

This publication was later used by ‘Vallalar’ Ramalinga Adigal to teach the Kural to the masses. ,ural John Lazarus S. InValluvar Kottam avvaiyzr, a monument to honor the Kural literature and its author, was constructed in Chennai. Critical Studies in Kural. Pillay assigned it to the early 1st century CE.


Praise of Tirukkural – Wikipedia

The Kural is arguably the most reviewed of all works in Tamil literaturezvvaiyar almost every notable scholar has written commentaries explanation in prose or verse on it. Encyclopaedia of Indian Literature: Now these three are everywhere forcibly inculcated by the Tamil Moralist.

Venkatasubramanian, V 26 April Companion studies to the history of Tamil literature. Following are some of the instances where Valluvar employs contradictions to expound the virtues. Translated into at least 40 languages as ofthe Kural is one of the most widely translated works in the world.

The first French translation was brought about by an unknown avvaiysr by about that went unnoticed. According to Pavalareru PerunchithiranarValluvar has employed 28 avvaiyyar methods of conveying thoughts in the Kural text.

When he was in charge of the Madras treasury and mint, he also issued a gold coin bearing Valluvar’s image. That’s also why, anyone belonging to any religion can follow the methods offered by any Guru, i. Meenakshisundaramand Kura.

Tiruvallam Bhaskaran Nair Meitei: One must remain unattached to wealth and possessions, which can either be transcended or sought with detachment and awareness. Krishnanand the later-day Chief Minister of the state C.

Praise of Tirukkural

Retrieved 25 June Government of India, Prime Minister’s Office. Again, he did not translate the whole work but only parts of it. Essays and Tributes on Tirukkural — AD 1 ed. The Knowledge of Benefits Conferred: The reason for that is, Gurus know the ways and means for liberation, through direct experience inward, known as Self-Realisation or Enlightenment.


These commentaries are chiefly written in Tamil by pioneer writers over the millennia. While it has been widely acknowledged that Valluvar was of Jain origin [4] [14] and the Kural to its most part was inspired from JainHindu and other ancient Indian philosophies[14] [90] owing to its universality and non-denominational nature, almost every religious group in India and across the world, including Christianityhas claimed the work for itself.

This, chiefly, has made the treatise earn the title Ulaga Podhu Marai the universal scripture.

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Retrieved 13 August There were at least ten medieval commentaries written by pioneer poets of which only six are available today. It contained avvaiyzr original Tamil text of the Kural, Parimelazhagar’s commentary, Ramanuja Kavirayar’s amplification of the commentary and Drew’s English prose translation. Retrieved 8 October Sharma, Sriram 29 August Tiruvallam Bhaskaran Nair Meitei: