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Date: 26 FEBRUARY 2019

GMT Time uploaded in London – 15-47

Post No. 6124

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March 2019 Good Thoughts Calendar

Festival/Holidays in March : 4 Maha Shivaratri, 15 Karadaiyan Nonbu, 20 Holi/ Kama Dahanam, 21 Panguni Uththiram.

Full moon day/ Purnima 20
New moon day/ Amavasya 6
Ekadasi Fasting days 2 and 17
Auspicious days 3,4,8,13,17,22,24,31

31 Quotations from Tamil Veda Tirukkural of Tiruvalluvar ,written at least 1500 years ago .

March 1 Friday

Agriculturists are the axil of the world- Kural 1032
March 2 Saturday

Fair earth laughs at idlers who lament ‘we are poor without food to eat’ Kural 1040

March 3 Sunday
What is there so painful as poverty? Kural 1041

March 4 Monday

One may be able to sleep in the midst of fire; but by no means in the midst of poverty – Kural 1049

March 5 Tuesday

Ask help for public good from generous people. If they don’t give it is their fault, not yours. Kural 1051

March 6 Wednesday

May the Creator perish wandering about if he has ordained begging too, as a means of existence. Kural 1062

March 7 Thursday

The great cool world will be moving like a lifeless puppet show if none asks for help Kural 1058

March 8 Friday

At a mere word the good melt; but the mean, like the sugarcane, yield only under pressure- Kural 1078
March 9 Saturday
The mean will not even shake off what sticks to their hands to any but those who would break their jaws with their clenched fists Kural 1077
March 10 Sunday

The judge gives capital punishment to wicked killers like removing weeds from a flourishing fieLd Kural 550

March 11 Monday
The world clings to the feet of the great leader who wields his sceptre with love for his subjects Kural 544

March 12 Tuesday

As the ultimate basis of the Vedas of the sages, and the Dharma of wisemen
Stands the straight sceptre of a just king Kural 543

March 13 Wednesday

Rains and harvest s are rich in the land ruled by the righteous sceptre of an able leader Kural 545
March 14 Thursday

Consider well, examine impartially, consult the wise; for this is the way to do justice to all Kural 541

March 15 Friday
He who is not forearmed against coming danger, shall repent his fault in the end Kural 535

March 16 Saturday
Concentrate the mind upon what you want to achieve ; it becomes easy then to attain it Kural 540

March 17 Sunday
The leader shield s the world; his justice shields him when unhampered Kural 547

March 18 Monday

If the ruler does not perform his protective function righteously,
The cows yield less, and the Brahmins forget their mantras. Kural 560
March 19 Tuesday
The heavens will not send forth showers in season,
If the king swerves from justice and righteousness Kural 559

March 20 Wednesday

The world has its being because of the existence of the grand and beautiful virtue 
Called graciousness 571

March 21 Thursday

Kind looks are an ornament to the eyes 575
March 22 Friday
Men of refined courtesy accept even a cup of poison and look cheerfully calm 580 ( Socrates and Lord Shiva) 580

March 23 Saturday

The world lives by the benign looks of loving hearts 572
March 24 Sunday

Of what use is the song that cannot be sung? Of what use is the eye that is wanting in grace? 575
March 25 Monday

Spies disguise themselves as ascetic s to gather secrets 586

March 26 Tuesday

The spies must be sent one by one, apart. If three spies agree, the information shall be confirmed 590
March 27 Wednesday

The reports given by one spy must be tested and verified through another spy 588
March 28 Thursday
Strong willed mental courage is manliness 600

March 29 Friday
Wealth will find its own way to the person of unfailing energy 594

March 30 Saturday
All thought should be the thought of rising high though it fails; it is of the nature of success 596
March 31 Sunday
The lotus stem is high according to water depth. A mans merit is the measure of his mental strength 595



Those four are pleasure boats of loss and ruin: procrastination, forgetfulness, idleness and dozing 605

The king who is free from sloth shall gain all that has been measured by the feet of Lord Vishnu 610

Leave no work undone; the world repudiates those that are remis in their duty 612

Effort will produce wealth; idleness will bring poverty 616

Misfortune is not a disgrace to any one, but not to learn to do a job is shameful 618

Ill luck resides with the indolent and good luck of the lotus deity Lakshmi with strenuous strivers 617

He does not suffer sorrow in sorrow, who does not look for pleasure in pleasure 629


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