Fire and Ice – Thirukkural 1104


Tamil love lyric tradition passing on Sangam literature to Thiruvalluvar. Thirukkural 1104 நீங்கின் தெறூஉம், குறுகுங்கால் தண்ணென்னும், தீ யாண்டுப் பெற்றாள், இவள்? I burn if I touch her,  I feel cool when I approach her, Where did she acquire such fire? Poet: Valluvar Translated by Palaniappan Vairam Sarathy விட்டால் சுடவைக்கும், தொட்டால் குளிரவைக்கும் (காமத்)  தீயை எங்கிருந்துப் பெற்றால் இவள்! Reference:... Continue Reading →

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I am intoxicated by your beauty! – Thirukkural 1081-1090


I have read at least around 300-400 Thirukkural verses in school. But not a single verse on Kamathupaal. So I decided to share the first chapter from Kaamathupaal. I can guarantee that it would be a surprise package for any one who hasn't read any verses from Kaamathupaal.

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