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TitleThirukkural in English
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Table of Contents
                            Introduction to the Holy Kural
In Praise of God
The Importance of Rain
Greatness of Renunciates
Asserting Virtue's Power
Family Life
The Good Wife
The Blessing of Children
Possessing Love
Hospitality
Speaking  Pleasant Words
Gratitude
Impartiality
Possession of Self-Control
Possession  of Virtuous Conduct
Not Coveting Another's Wife
Possession  of Forbearance
Avoidance of Envy
Avoidance of Covetousness
Avoidance of Backbiting
Avoidance of Pointless  Speech
Dread of Sinful Deeds
Understanding  One's Duty to Society
Charity
Glory
Possession  of Compassion
Abstaining from Eating Meat
Austerity
Ascetic Pretense
Avoidance of Fraud
Truthfulness
Avoidance of Anger
Avoidance of Injuring  Others
Avoidance of Killing
Impermanence of All Things
Renunciation
Knowledge of Truth
Eradication of Desire
Destiny
The Merits of the King
Learning
The Neglect of Learning
Listening to the Learned
Possession of Wisdom
Guarding Against Faults
Gaining Support from the Great
Avoidance of Base Company
Deliberation Before Action
Understanding Strength
Understanding Timeliness
Understanding the Right Place
Testing and Trusting Men
Testing and Employing Men
Fellowship of Kindred
Avoidance of Unmindfulness
Just Reign
Unjust Reign
Avoidance of Tyranny
The Kindly Look
Espionage
Possession of Industriousness
Avoidance of Laziness
Perseverance
Being Undaunted by Troubles
Essentials Of the State Ministers
Eloquence
Purity of Action
Resoluteness of Action
Modes of Action
Ambassadors
Associating with Monarchs
Discerning Unspoken Thoughts
Judging the Audience
Not Dreading the Audience
The Country
Fortresses
The Ways of Acquiring Wealth
Merits of the Army
Military Pride
Friendship
Testing Fitness for Friendship
Old Friendship
Harmful Friendship
False Friendship
Folly
Ignorance
Hatred
Merits of Enmity
Understanding the Nature of Enmity
Internal Enmity
Not Offending the Great
Being Led by Women
Wanton Women
The Avoidance of Drunkenness
Gambling
Medicine
Nobility
Honor
Greatness
Perfect Goodness
Possession of Courtesy
Wealth That Benefits None
Possession of Modesty
Advancing the Family
Farming
Poverty
Begging
Dread of Begging
Baseness
Credits & Acknowledgements
                        

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