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Thirumanthiram


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MarkspacerThe Siddhas and siddhis

MarkspacerThirumular, Life History

MarkspacerThirumantram Preface

MarkspacerMythology in Thirumantiram

MarkspacerOm Namasivaya

MarkspacerThirumantram, an outlook

MarkspacerThirumular Pranayamam

MarkspacerAgamic Psychology

MarkspacerTantric Guidance

MarkspacerThirumantram


Thirukkural
MarkspacerVirtue

MarkspacerWealth

MarkspacerKamam

MarkspacerSearch by Kural No


PART II. WEALTH


Royalty
Markspacer39. The Greatness of a King

Markspacer40. Learning

Markspacer41. Ignorance

Markspacer42. Hearing

Markspacer43. The Possession of
spacerKnowledge


Markspacer44. The Correction of Faults

Markspacer45. Seeking the Aid of Great
spacerMen


Markspacer46. Avoiding mean
spacerAssociations


Markspacer47. Acting after due
spacerConsideration


Markspacer48. The Knowledge of Power

Markspacer49. Knowing the fitting Time

Markspacer50. Knowing the Place

Markspacer51. Selection and Confidence

Markspacer52. Selection and
spacerEmployment


Markspacer53. Cherishing one's Kindred

Markspacer54. Unforgetfulness

Markspacer55. The Right Sceptre

Markspacer56. The Cruel Sceptre

Markspacer57. Absence of 'Terrorism'

Markspacer58. Benignity

Markspacer59. Detectives

Markspacer60. Energy

Markspacer61. Unsluggishness

Markspacer62. Manly Effort

Markspacer63. Hopefulness in Trouble

Ministers of state
Markspacer64. The Office of Minister of
spacerstate


Markspacer65. Power in Speech

Markspacer66. Purity in Action

Markspacer67. Power in Action

Markspacer68. The Method of Acting

Markspacer69. The Envoy

Markspacer70. Conduct in the Presence
spacerof the King


Markspacer71. The Knowledge of
spacerIndications


Markspacer72. The Knowledge of the
spacerCouncil Chamber


Markspacer73. Not to dread the Council

The Essentials of a State
Markspacer74. The Land

Markspacer75. The Fortification

Markspacer76. Way of Accumulating
spacerWealth


Markspacer77. The Excellence of an
spacerArmy


Markspacer78. Military Spirit

Markspacer79. Friendship

Markspacer80. Investigation in forming
spacerFriendships


Markspacer81. Familiarity

Markspacer82. Evil Friendship

Markspacer83. Unreal Friendship

Markspacer84. Folly

Markspacer85. Ignorance

Markspacer86. Hostility

Markspacer87. The Might of Hatred

Markspacer88. Knowing the Quality of
spacerHate


Markspacer89. Enmity within

Markspacer90. Not Offending the Great

Markspacer91. Being led by Women

Markspacer92. Wanton Women

Markspacer93. Not Drinking Palm-Wine

Markspacer94. Gaming (Gambling)

Markspacer95. Medicine

Appendix (Miscellaneous)
Markspacer96. Nobility

Markspacer97. Honour

Markspacer98. Greatness

Markspacer99. Perfectness

Markspacer100. Courtesy

Markspacer101. Wealth without
spacerBenefaction


Markspacer102. Shame

Markspacer103. The Way of Maintaining
spacerthe Family


Markspacer104. Agriculture

Markspacer105. Poverty

Markspacer106. Mendicancy

Markspacer107. The Dread of
spacerMendicancy


Markspacer108. Baseness


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Thirukkural

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The Greatness of a King

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381He is lion among kings who is well-endowed with these six possessions:
Army, citizens, wealth, ministers, allies and fortresses.
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382Four are the characteristics which a king cannot lack:
Fearlessness, generosity, wisdom and industriousness.
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383In those who rule the land these three must never lapse:
Vigilance, valiance and virtuous learning.
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384He is a true king who, unswerving in virtue,
Restrains wrongdoing, and, steadfast in courage, maintains his honor.
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385A king is he who can amass a treasury of wealth,
Store it, guard it and expend it wisely.
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386All peoples praise that nation whose sovereign
Is always accessible and never speaks severely.
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387Behold the King who speaks sweetly, gives generously and
Protects powerfully- the world, esteems his word its command.
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388Ruling righteously himself and safeguarding subjects from others,
A monarch may be deemed divine by his people.
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389The world abides protected beneath the umbrella
Of a virtuous king who can abide words bitter to the ear.
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390He is a light ruler who is endowed with the four merits
Of generosity, graciousness, justice and care for the people.
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