31 Nanneri (Tamil Book) quotations from Sivapragasar (Post No.5847)

WISH YOU ALL A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR

2019 JANUARY ‘GOOD THOUGHTS’ CALENDAR (Post No.5847)

Compiled by London Swaminathan
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Date: 28 December 2018
GMT Time uploaded in London –18-34
Post No. 5847


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31 Nanneri (Tamil Book) quotations from Sivapragasar of Thuraimangalam

AUSPICIOUS DAYS- JAN.23, 27, 30

FESTIVALS- JAN.1 NEW YEAR, 14- BOGI PANDIKAI, 15- MAKARA SANKRANTI- PONGAL, ALSO UTTARAYANA PUNYA KALA, 16- PONGAL FOR CATTLE AND TIRUVALLUVAR DAY, 21- THAI PUSAM, 25-THYAGA BRAHMA ARADHANA, 26- INDIAN REPUBLIC DAY.

JAN.12 SWAMI VIVEKANDANA BIRTH DAY-NATIONAL YOUTHS DAY.

AMAVASYAI-NEW MOON DAY- JAN.5

PURNIMA- FULL MOON DAY- JAN.20

HINDU FASTING DAYS/EKADASI- JAN.1/2, 17 AND 31

JANUARY 1 TUESDAY

Harsh language of pure in heart is better than the sweet language of impure heart, Nanneri verse-2

JANUARY 2 WEDNESDAY

Milk of a cow is obtained with the help of her calf. In the same way get help through your friend from his friend-3


JANUARY 3 THURSDAY
Riches from a man who is not ready to help others will go to one who is ready to help like the salt water of the ocean is taken by the clouds for distributing to people as fresh water-4


JANUARY 4 FRIDAY
Both the eyes look at the same objects. In the same way husband and wife should perform their domestic duties without disagreements-6

JANUARY 5 SATURDAY
Don’t boast that you have ocean wide knowledge. Even the ocean of water was drunk by a Rishi-7

JANUARY 6 SUNDAY
Controlling anger is a virtue. It is like controlling the floods with the banks-8

JANUARY 7 MONDAY

The weak will not be afraid of their powerful foe if they secure the friendship of one who is more powerful- Nanneri verse 9

JANUARY 8 TUESDAY


The moon instead of removing its own dark spots tries to remove the darkness of the world. Great people alleviate the calamities befallen on others and care not to satisfy their wants- 10


JANUARY 9 WEDNESDAY
The five senses will have power over fools and lead them to sin, but not over those who have true wisdom -11

JANUARY 10 THURSDAY
It is truly wonderful that how the soul subject to various suffering s is kept in the body with nine holes . It is like a vessel full of holes holding water in it- Nanneri verse12

JANUARY 11 FRIDAY
The great will not be proud, because they possess immense wealth. Even Mount Meru was once bout as a bow- 14


JANUARY 12 SATURDAY

To one who is destitute of love, of what use is it to possess wealth, house and property? To the blind, of what use is light? -15

JANUARY 13 SUNDAY
The people of the vast earth are delighted not with the harsh but pleasant words . The sea is raised not by the burning rays of the sun but by the cool beams of the moon-18

JANUARY 14 MONDAY

The great will rejoice and put on a smiling countenance at the approach of the good; and will grieve at the sight of the wicked-Nanneri verse19

JANUARY 15 TUESDAY
The great will look upon the affliction of others as though it were their own and they will be, in heart, butter on fire-20

JANUARY 16 WEDNESDAY



All the knowledge gained by the illiterate will vanish in the presence of thorough scholars-21

JANUARY 17 THURSDAY
Seek not to be high or low by birth but by knowledge-22


JANUARY 18 FRIDAY
By frequent conversation with women , the strength of the heart, will be shaken-23

JANUARY 19 SATURDAY
In this world although one possesses virtue, the low minded will catch at his defects and speak of them. In the thriving grove of trees the winged insects love the flower bed: but the crow love fruit of the neem tree-24

JANUARY 20 SUNDAY
In the assembly of low people who possess some slight knowledge acquired without study, a thorough scholar will not be appreciated and honoured-25

JANUARY 21 MONDAY

Because of the littleness of their body, the ocean wide knowledge of the poets of bright genius is neither less appreciated nor despised -26


JANUARY 22 TUESDAY
With no expectation of a return for their favour the learned afford aid to their neighbors as much as they could from what they gain by hard labour -27

JANUARY 23 WEDNESDAY


Even in anger the great will afford aid to their neighbors; the mean will not give even in the warmth of their heart. The fruit of the plantain tree is good for food whether it is ripe or not. The fruit of the Etti tree is poison even when it is ripe- Nanneri verse 28


JANUARY 24 THURSDAY


Though it be a crore of bodily evils that cause nigh, those who constantly direct their thoughts to the Supreme Being, will not fear-29

JANUARY 25 FRIDAY


Before the approach of cruel Yama, to take away our lives, let us live in the practice of virtue with matured mind-30

JANUARY 26 SATURDAY
The virtues practiced by those who have no knowledge of the precepts contained in the shastras will not be valid. It is like a house without a bolt-32

JANUARY 27 SUNDAY


Great persons love those who have acquired knowledge; but mean persons regard them not-35


JANUARY 28 MONDAY
Gifts are bestowed not on unworthy but on worthy persons. Hence the noble minded confer their gifts on the worthy. Water is stored in reservoirs only for paddy, not for wild plants- Nanneri  verse 36


JANUARY 29 TUESDAY


The kings that put on gold ornaments are not to be compared to the learned who wear them not. Body parts that bear the ornaments cannot see; eyes wear no ornaments, but can see- Nanneri 40

JANUARY 30 WEDNESDAY

Very close friendship formed by the illiterate though it last long will  be productive of evil; flower with perfume give its fragrance only on the day it blooms- 39

JANUARY 31 THURSDAY

Friendship formed by  the good  will increase daily ; if the green fruit ripens I is good for food-  Nanneri Verse 38

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–SUBHAM–

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