TAMIL WISDOM- AVVAIYAR’S KONDRAI VENTHAN IN ENGLISH AND TAMIL – PART 2 (Post No.5516)

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Date: 7 October 2018

 

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Post No. 5516

 

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TAMIL WISDOM- AVVAIYAR’S KONDRAI VENTHAN IN ENGLISH AND TAMIL – PART 2 (Post No.5516)

சகர வருக்கம் APHORISMS BEGINNING WITH LETTER ‘SA’

26.IT IS AN ORNAMENT THAT THERE BE NO CASE OF BARRENNESS IN THE FAMILY

  1. சந்ததிக்கு அழகு வந்தி செய்யாமை.

TIRUKKURAL 61

AMONG THE BLESSINGS ONE SHOULD HAVE THERE IS NOE SO GREAT AS HAVING SENSIBLE CHILDREN
XXX

27.THE REPORT THAT WE ARE NOBLE IS AN HONOUR TO OUR PARENTS

  1. சான்றோர் என்கை ஈன்றோர்க்கு அழகு.

XXX

28.CONTROLLING ANGER IS THE BEAUTY OF PENANCE
28. சினத்தைப் பேணின் தவத்திற்கு அழகு.

TIRUKKURAL 309

IF A MAN COULD CHECK THE FEELING OF ANGER IN HIS MIND, HE WOULD GET ALL THAT HE WISHES TO HAVE.

XXX

29.IF YOU SEEK TO LIVE COMFORTABLY, SEEK THE PLOUGH (IF YOU WANT WEALTH ATTEND TO AGRICULTURE)

  1. சீரைத் தேடின் ஏரைத் தேடு.

TIRUKKURAL 1032

AGRICULTURISTS ARE THE AXLE OF THE WORLD; FOR ON THEM REST THEY WHO DO NOT TILL

XXX

30.IT IS DESIRABLE THAT RELATIVES SHOULD LIVE NEAR EACH OTHER
30. சுற்றத்திற்கு அழகு சூழ இருத்தல்.

 

TIRUKKURAL 527

LOOK AT HE CROW WHICH SHARES ITS FOOD. ONLY WITH MEN OF SUCH VIRTUE DOES FORTUNE ABIDE

 

XXX

31.GAMBLING AND DISPUTING CAUSE TROUBLE
31. சூதும் வாதும் வேதனை செய்யும்.

TIRUKKURAL 931

DO NOT TAKE TO GAMBLING EVEN IF YOU WIN. WHAT CAN THE FISH GAIN BY SWALLOWING THE BAITED HOOK?

 

XXX

32.IF YOU CEASE TO PRACTISE RELIGIOUS AUSTERITIES YOU WILL BE UNDER THE POWER OF ILLUSION
32. செய்தவம் மறந்தால் கைதவம் ஆளும்.

XXX

33.THOUGH YOU ARE IN A PRISON, SLEEP ONLY THREE HOURS

ANOTHER INTERPRETATION- WHEREVER YOU ARE SLEEP AT MIDNIGHT.

EVEN IF YOU ARE UNDER WATCH, SLEEP BY MIDNIGHT OT AT LEAST FOR THREE HOURS.

SEMAM- JAIL, PRISON

YAMAM- MIDNIGHT OR 3 HOURS
33. சேமம் புகினும் யாமத்து உறங்கு.

XXX

34.IF YOU HAVE WEALTH GIVE ALMS AND THEN EAT
34. சை ஒத்து இருந்தால் ஐயம் இட்டு உண்.

TIRUKKURAL 84

GODDESS OF WEALTH, LAKSHMI, WILL BE PLEASED TO DWELL IN THE HOUSE OF THE MAN WHO ENTERTAINS HIS GUESTS CHEERFULLY

XXX

35.THE PURE MIND WILL ATTAIN THE RIGHT WAY
35. சொக்கர் என்பவர் அத்தம் பெறுவர்.

TIRUKKURAL 294

IF A MAN COULD CONDUCT HIMSELF TRUE TO HIS OWN SELF HE WOULD BE IN THE HEART OF ALL IN THE WORLD

XXX

36.LAZY PEOPLE WILL WANDER IN DISTRESS
36. சோம்பர் என்பவர் தேம்பித் திரிவர்.

TIRUKKURAL 605

THESE FOUR ARE PLEASURE BOATS OF LOSS AND RUIN: PROCRASTINATION,FORGETFULNESS, IDLENESS AND DOZING

XXX

தகர வருக்கம் APHORISMS BEGINNING WITH ‘TA’

37.NO ADVICE IS GREATER THAN FATHER’S ADVICE

ANOTHER TRANSLATION- FATHER’S ADVICE IS GREATER THAN ANY OTHER MANTRA (HINDU HYMN/ SPELL)
37. தந்தை சொல் மிக்க மந்திரம் இல்லை.

TIRUKKURAL 67

THE DUTY OF A FATHER IS TO MAKE HIS SON THE BEST IN THE ASSEMBLY OF SCHOLARS

XXX

38.NO WORD IS LIKE THAT OF A MOTHER

ANOTHER TRANSLATION- THERE IS NO TEMPLE GREATER THAN MOTHER (MATHER IS MORE WORSHIPFUL THAN GOD)
38. தாயிற் சிறந்ததொரு கோயிலும் இல்லை.

MATA PITA GURU DEIVAM- VEDIC SCRIPTURE

TIRUKKURAL 69

A MOTHER’S JOY IS MORE WHEN THE WORLD CALLS HER SON WISE THAN AT THE TIME OF HIS BIRTH

 

XXX

39.SEEK WEALTH THOUGH YOU HAVE TO GO OVER THE TOSSING SEA.

ANOTHER TRANSLATION- DONT HESITATE TO GO ABROAD, IF YOU CAN GET MONEY
39. திரைகடல் ஓடியும் திரவியம் தேடு.

TIRUKKURAL 616

EFFORT WILL PRODUCE WEALTH; IDLENESS WILL BRING POVERTY

XXX

40.IMPLACABLE ANGER WILL END IN FIGHT
40. தீராக் கோபம் போராய் முடியும்.

TIRUKKURAL 303

GREAT HARM MAY BE CAUSED BY ANGER. THEREFORE ONE SHOULD RESTRAIN ANGER TOWARDS ANYBODY.

XXX

41.THE WIFE WHO FEELS NO SYMPATHY FOR HER HUSBAND IS LIKE FIRE HIDDEN IN HIS CLOTHES
41. துடியாப் பெண்டிர் மடியில் நெருப்பு.

XXX

42.THE WIFE SLANDER IN HER HUSBAND IS LIKE YAMA (GOD OF DEATH)
42. தூற்றும் பெண்டிர் கூற்று எனத் தகும்.

TIRUKKURAL 59

HE WHO DOES NOT POSSES AN IDEAL WIFE, WHO VALUES THE REPUTATION OF CHARITY, CANNOT HOLD HIS HEAD UP AMONG HIS FRIENDS.

XXX

43.WHEN THE GOD IS ANGRY THE PENANCE IS FRUITLESS

(IF YOU MAKE GOD ANGRY BY YOUR BAD BEHAVIOUR,  EVEN GOD CANT HELP YOU)
43. தெய்வம் சீறின் கைத்தவம் மாளும்.

XXX

44.SQUANDERING WITHOUT GAINING WILL END IN RUIN
44. தேடாது அழிக்கின் பாடாய் முடியும்.

 

XXX

45.IN THE MONTHS OF JANUARY AND FEBRUARY SLEEP IN A HUT MADE OF STRAW.

ANOTHER TRANSLATION- IN THE HOT MONTHS, SLEEP ON THE FLOOR.

VAIYAM- STRAW, HAY

VAIYAKAM- EARTH, GROUND,FLOOR

  1. தையும் மாசியும் வைய(க)த்து உறங்கு.

XXX

46.SWEETER IS FOOD OBTAINED BY PLOUGHING THAN BY SERVING
46. தொழுதூண் சுவையின் உழுதூண் இனிது.

TIRUKKURAL 1033

THEY ALONE LIVE WHO LIVE BY FARMING; THE EST HAVE TO FAWN ON THEM FOR FOOD AND ARE THEIR SLAVES

XXX

47.DISCLOSE NOT YOUR WEAKNESS EVEN TO YOUR FRIEND.
47. தோழனோடும் ஏழைமை பேசேல்.

 

XXX SUBHAM XXX

 

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