TAMIL WISDOM- AVVAIYAR’S KONDRAI VENTHAN IN ENGLISH AND TAMIL – PART 1 (Post No.5511)

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Date: 6 October 2018

 

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Post No. 5511

 

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TAMIL WISDOM- AVVAIYAR’S KONDRAI VENTHAN IN ENGLISH AND TAMIL – PART 1 (Post No.5511)

 

(FOR THE PROFILE OF TAMIL POETESS AVVAIYAR, PLEASE SEE MY EARLIER POST ATHICHUDI OF AVVAIYAR IN ENGLISH AND TAMIL)

TAMIL VERSION IS TAKEN FROM PROJECT MADURAI OF M KALYANASUNDRAM.

PRAYER
கடவுள் வாழ்த்து 

 

LET US WORSHIP AND PRAISE CONTINUALLY THE FEET OF THE LORD WHO WEARS THE GARLAND OF FLOWERS FROM THE CASSIA (KONDRAI) TREE.

கொன்றை வேந்தன் செல்வன் அடியினை
என்றும் ஏத்தித் தொழுவோம் யாமே.

உயிர் வருக்கம் VOWELS OF TAMIL LANGUAGE

1.OUR MOTHER AND FATHER ARE THE FIRST KNOWN GODS/DIVINITIES
1. அன்னையும் பிதாவும் முன்னறி தெய்வம்.

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2.TO WORSHIP IN A TEMPLE IS EXTREMELY GOOD
2. ஆலயம் தொழுவது சாலவும் நன்று.

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3.THAT WHICH IS NOT DOMESTIC LIFE /FAMILY LIFE IS NOT PROPER VIRTUE
3. இல்லறம் அல்லது நல்லறம் அன்று.

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4.WHAT MISERS HAVE HOARDED THE WICKED WILL TAKE

  1. ஈயார் தேட்டை தீயார் கொள்வர்.

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5.MODERATION IN FOOD IS AN ORNAMENT FOR WOMEN
5. உண்டி சுருங்குதல் பெண்டிர்க்கு அழகு.

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6.HATRED TOWARDS PEOPLE OF THE TOWN WILL BRING COMPLETE RUIN
6. ஊருடன் பகைக்கின் வேருடன் கெடும்.

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7.NUMBERS AND LETTERS (NUMERACY AND LITERACY) ARE TWO EYES
7. எண்ணும் எழுத்தும் கண் எனத் தகும்.

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8.CHILDREN WHO DO NOT REQUIRE TO BE DIRECTED (BY THEIR PARENTS) ARE LIKE AMBROSIA
8. ஏவா மக்கள் மூவா மருந்து.

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9.THOUGH YOU ARE REDUCED TO BEGGARY, DO YOUR DUTY
9. ஐயம் புகினும் செய்வன செய்.

BHAGAVAD GITA:- YOUR RIGHT IS TO WORK ONLY, NEVER TO ITS FRUITS (BG 2-47)

BETTER IS ONE’S OWN  DUTY (BG 3-35)

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10.RELY ON ONE MAN AND STAY IN ONE PLACE (DONT HAVE WAVERING MIND)
10. ஒருவனைப் பற்றி ஒரகத்து இரு.

TIRUKKURAL 510-TO TRUST A MAN WITHOUT A TEST AND SUSPECT A MAN AFTER HE HAS PASSED THE TEST WILL CAUSE ENDLESS MISERY

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11.VIRTUOUS CONDUCT IN A BRAHMIN IS BETTER THAN THE RECITATION OF THE VEDAS
11. ஓதலின் நன்றே வேதியர்க்கு ஒழுக்கம்.

TIRUKKURAL 134-IF A BRAHMIN FORGETS VEDAS HE MAY REACQUIRE IT. BUT IF HE LOSES HIS CHARACTER HE SLIPS DOWN IN HIS RANK OF BIRTH

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12.ENVIOUS TALK BRINGS DESTRUCTION TO ONE’S WEALTH
12. ஔவியம் பேசுதல் ஆக்கத்திற்கு அழிவு.

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13.CAREFULLY ACQUIRE GRAIN AND MONEY
13. அஃகமும் காசும் சிக்கெனத் தேடு.

TAMIL PROVERB- GO BEYOND THE SEAS TO GET WEALTH

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ககர வருக்கம் 

14.IT IS CONSIDERED CHASTITY/ GOOD VIRTUE IN A WIFE NOT TO DISOBEY HER HUSBAND
14. கற்பெனப்படுவது சொல் திறம்பாமை.

TIRUKKURAL 54-

WHAT POSSESSION OF GREATER VIRTUE CAN ONE HAVE THAN A WIFE, IF SHE BE FIRM IN HER IN HER LOYALTY TO HER PARTNER IN LIFE?

TIRUKKURAL 55-

A WIFE WHO MAY NOT WORSHIP GOD BUT WAKES UP WITH WORSHIPFUL DEVOTION TO HER HUSBAND HAS THE POWER TO MAKE RAIN FALL AT HER BIDDING

 

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15.THE PRESERVATION OF HER CHASTITY IS THE ORNAMENT OF A WOMAN
15. காவல்தானே பாவையர்க்கு அழகு.

TIRUKKURAL 57-

OF WHAT USE ARE PRISON WALLS TO PROTECT A WOMAN’S VIRTUE? THE WOMAN’S POSSESSION OF A FIRM MIND IS HER BEST POSSESSION.

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16.RENOUNCE AT ONCE WHAT IS DIFFICULT TO GET
16. கிட்டாதாயின் வெட்டென மற.

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17.SPEAK GENTLY EVEN TO INFERIORS
17. கீழோர் ஆயினும் தாழ உரை.

TIRUKKURAL 100

USING HARSH WORDS, WHEN PLEASING WORDS ARE AVAILABLE, ISS LIKE GREEN FRUITS WHILE THERE ARE RIPE ONES.

MANU 4-138

A MAN SHOULD TELL THE TRUTH AND SPEAK WITH KINDNESS; HE SHOULD NOT TELL TE TRUTH UNKINDLY NOR UTTER LIES OUT OF KINDNESS.

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18.IF YOU ARE CENSORIOUS,YOU WILL GAIN NO FRIENDS (IF YOU FIND FAULT WITH EVERYONE AND EVERYTHING, YOU LOSE ALL YOUR FRIENDS AND RELATIVES)
18. குற்றம் பார்க்கில் சுற்றம் இல்லை.

TIRUKKURAL 189

EVEN THE EARTH GROANS UNDER THE WEIGHT OF THE MAN WHO SLANDERS AT THEIR BACK.

TIRUKKURAL 190

IF A MAN CAN LOOK UPON OTHERS’ FAULTS AS HIS OWN WHAT EVIL CAN BEFALL HIM

 

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19.THOUGH YOUR ARROW IS SHARP, DON’T BOAST OF YOUR VALOUR
19. கூர் அம்பு ஆயினும் வீரியம் பேசேல்.

TIRUKKURAL 439

NEVER EXTOL YOURSELF IN ANY MOOD NOR DO ANY ACT THAT IS GOOD FOR NOTHING

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20.IF YOUR FRIEND BEHAVE BADLY, IT IS YOUR DUTY TO ABANDON HIM
20. கெடுவது செய்யின் விடுவது கருமம்.

TIRUKKURAL 815

IT IS BETTER TO LEAVE THAN HAVE THE FRIENDSHIP OF THE MEAN, LOW-MINDED PEOPLE THAT ARE USELESS AND UNHELPFUL

TIRUKKURAL 817

IT IS BETTER TEN FOLD TO HAVE OPEN ENEMIES THAN GIGGLING FRIENDS WHO BETRAY YOU.

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  1. COURAGE IN ADVERSITY RECOVERS LOST PROPERTY
    21. கேட்டில் உறுதி கூட்டும் உடைமை.

TIRUKKURAL 622

WHEN ADVERSITY ADVANCES LIKE A FLOOD, IT VANISHES WITH A THOUGHT IN TH MIND OF THE MAN THAT IS WISE.

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22.LEARNING IS BETTER THAN MONEY
22. கைப் பொருள் தன்னின் மெய்ப்பொருள் கல்வி.

TIRUKKURAL 400

LEARNING IS THE LASTING JOYFUL WEALTH; ALL OTHER MATERIAL WEALTH ARE LOST IN TIME

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23.ACQUAINTANCE WITH THE KING IS A GREAT HELP IN TIME OF TROUBLE
23. கொற்றவன் அறிதல் உற்ற இடத்து உதவி.

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24.SCANDAL IN THE EAR OF A SCANDAL MONGER IS WIND TO FIRE
24. கோள் செவிக் குறளை காற்றுடன் நெருப்பு.

TIRUKKURAL 1076

THE MEAN ARE LIKE THE DRUM THAT IS BEATEN, FOR THEY HEAR SECRETS AND BETRAY THEM.

 

THE MEAN ARE LIKE THE DRUM

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25.SPEAK OF FAULTS AND BE HATEFUL TO ALL
25. கௌவை சொல்லின் எவ்வருக்கும் பகை.

TIRUKKURAL  191

ONE WHO SPEAKS USELESS WORDS THAT OTHERS DISLIKE IS DESPISED BY ALL.

TO BE CONTINUED……..

XXX SUBHAM XXX

 

 

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  1. kalidoss doss

     /  October 6, 2018

    தமிழ் விளக்கமும் தேவை.

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