Old Tamil Poetry

Translations of Tamil Poetic works that span 2000 years

Thirukkural – 148

For the wise, manliness of not coveting other’s wife
is not only virtue, but moral duty too.

பிறன் மனை நோக்காத பேர் ஆண்மை, சான்றோர்க்கு
அறன் ஒன்றோ?ஆன்ற ஒழுக்கு.

Thriruvalluvar says “To not look at/ covet other man’s wife is not just a virtue for wise men. It is their moral duty too.”

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