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If Psoriasis Has A Face? Its Soriar AKA Periyar Uruf EVR.
The Jinnah Supporter, Who Wanted A Separate Tamil Eelam Like Pakistan, Is Worshipped Across TN & By Bharath-Thodo Forces.
Today Dr Ambedkar had started taking the sterile stand of the North Indians that this nation should
not be partitioned. I am afraid that in coming days he would also oppose the Dravidstan demand. - Kudiarasu (8 July 1947)
The Maximum Damage To Dakshina Bharata In General & Tamil Nadu In Particular Must Be Attributed To This Lunatic – PERIYAR.
One Casual Glance Towards History
Of Freedom Struggle In Tamil Nadu Will Show You, Brahmins With Their PEN Were In Forefront Of The Movement, Also These Brahmins Were Highly Critical Of Conversion Too.
THE CHURCH wanted to break the bone of Brahmins & found an ally, E V Ramaswamy Naiker.
EVR grew rapidly on the
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The Hindu nature of #Thirukkural & #திருவள்ளுவர்

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Tamils do not know that that the #Thiruvalluvar had Sanskrit's name. No one knows his original name. But a verse written by the 12th-century poet Neminathar suggests his name as "Maathaanubhangi". 1/n
There is an opinion that this name referred to his wife. Whatever it may be, the fact is that Maathanubhangi is a Sanskrit name, meaning 'the one who goes behind or in the steps of mother'. Thirukkural was classified by Thiruvalluvar into the 3 parts...2/n
with the Tamil equivalents of Dharma, Arththa, and Kaama – the Purusharthas of Hinduism. The individual chapters are given the name "Adhikaaram" which is a Sanskrit word for authority or governing-rule. There are 2 types of Adhikaara, Nirapeksha, and Yathochitha. 3/n
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#Thiruvalluvar is a celebrated Tamil poet & philosopher whose contribution to Tamil literature is the Thirukkural.

#Thirukkural is a combined word formed by joining the two words Thiru (meaning revered) and Kural (is a form of poem writing style, like Ballad English Poems).
#Thirukkural is divided into three sections: section one deals with Aram, good ethical behavior with conscience and honor (right conduct) section two discusses Porul, the right manner of conducting worldly affairs; and section three dwells on Kaamam, love between men and women.
The first section has 38 chapters, the second 70 chapters and the third 25 chapters. Each chapter consists of 10 couplets or kurals, for a total of 1330 couplets.
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दानव अधम अनूप, यद्यपि वे मानुष लगैं
केहि विधि एक सरूप, श्रीवलुवर अचरज करैं

छंद सोरठा
#तिरुक्कुरल #छंदभावानुवाद
#Thirukkural 1071

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