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Thirumathi Sornammal Endowment Lectures on Tirukkural. John Lazarus said, “No Tamil work can ever approach the purity of the Kural. Pope speaks of the book as an “echo of the ‘Sermon on the Mount.

George Uglow Pope translator.

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Tiruvallam Bhaskaran Nair Meitei: While the Artha Shastra is based on subtle statecraft, the Porul of the Kural text bases morality and benevolence as its cornerstones. The Knowledge of Benefits Conferred: Nevertheless, the basic ideas of Valluvar is found in the xvvaiyar section of the Kural, which includes the first four chapters of the text.


Rangan, Baradwaj 19 March Thus, the Kural became the first book to be published in Tamil. Book I—Book of Virtue 38 chapters Chapter 1.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. A typical published original Tamil version of the book. Tiruvalluvar Kural 1st ed. Retrieved 5 October MunusamyDevaneya PavanarM.

Madhavan, Karthik 21 June They can also be denoted by their chapter number and couplet number within the chapter. Exclusive commentaries on the Kural text started appearing much later. There were at least ten medieval commentaries written by pioneer poets of which only six are available today.

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Retrieved 6 September Couplets with English Transliteration and Meaning 1st ed. Tirukkural research books Tamilnool Kaappagam. Kindersley John Lazarus S. Retrieved 12 February Part avvaiyra a series on Jain philosophy.

Many poets of the first few centuries of the common era used various Kural couplets to illustrate their works. Ilankumaran, there are four requisites necessary to write commentaries to the Kural text: The conference, headed by Thiru. Kindersley John Lazarus S. Translationon the other hand, refers to any interpretation, either in prose or in verse, verbatim or otherwise, of the Kural couplets in other languages.

With a highly compressed prosodic form, the Kural text employs the avvaiya complex Kural venba metreknown for its eminent suitability to gnomic poetry. Valluvar is thought to have belonged to either Jainism or Hinduism. Aryadeva and Nagarjuna Adi Shankara.


Christian ethics Descriptive ethics Ethics in religion Evolutionary ethics Feminist ethics History of ethics Ideology Islamic ethics Jewish ethics Normative ethics Philosophy of law Political philosophy Population ethics Social philosophy. Sriramadesikanand K. Purnalingam PillaiC. The Kural does not appear to have been set in music by Valluvar. Firstly, unlike Confucius, Valluvar was also a poet. That’s also why, anyone belonging to any religion can follow the methods offered by any Guru, i.

History of Economic Thought First edition The Kural has influenced several scholars across the ethical, social, political, economical, religious, philosophical, and spiritual spheres.

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Retrieved 6 November Outline of the Kural. Tamil history from Sangam literature. The New Indian Express. Velusamy and Moses Michael Faraday Eds. Venkatramanan, Geetha 12 January

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