Thiruvalluvar Quotes (Author of Holy Kural - Thirukkural in Tamil with English Translations) (page 2 of 2)
Free for one month and pay only if you like it. This writ petitioner, urging a personal cause has aroused a noble thought by seeking a writ of Mandamus to modify the syllabus in the schools for students between VI to XII Standard so as to ensure that they are acquainted and taught thoroughly with all the 1, couplets of Thirukkural so as to mould them morally sound. The contention of the writ petitioner, a retired Government Official, is that in the recent times, the moral values have declined in the society. That apart, the general behaviour among youngesters in the society is lacking in moral values, like, decency, respect to elders and others, hospitality, politeness, etc. The Courts being faced with increasing number of juvenile crimes, matrimonial disputes, increasing number of old age homes, etc. As a senior citizen, he has come across various facets of life.
Introduction to the research The Tirukkural or Thirukkural or shortly the Kural, is a classic Tamil sangam literature consisting of couplets or kurals, dealing with the everyday virtues of an individual. Considered one of the greatest works ever written on ethics and morality, it is known for its universality and non-denominational nature. It was authored by Thiruvalluvar. The Indian education system has often been criticized for its failure to impart the essential values of life ethics, compassion, inclusive thinking and broadmindedness to students. This has resulted in a situation where highly educated people, who are engaged in public service, display little empathy for the real sovereigns of India the common people. The inclusion in school curriculum of the classics of Indian literature, which contain ideas for the empowerment of the weakest, would be one way to remedy the countrys current climate. In the early 18thcentury, Western Indologists, highly impressed by Thirukkural, translated it into most of the European languages.
Vincent KGF., The traditional accounts describe it as the last work of the third Sangam , but linguistic analysis suggests a later date of to CE. Traditionally praised as "the Universal Veda" and "the Universal Code of Conduct,"    the Kural emphasizes on the vital principles of non-violence , moral vegetarianism or veganism , [a] human brotherhood, absence of desires, path of righteousness and truth, and so forth, besides covering a wide range of subjects such as moral codes of rulers, friendship, agriculture, knowledge and wisdom, sobriety, love, and domestic life.
From the coming academic year, thousands of students in the State will learn the Tamil classic Tirukkural, as the Tamil Nadu government has made it mandatory in schools. This will be included under moral education, marks of which will not be calculated in the final tally. Also, unlike the order making Tamil mandatory even in CBSE schools, this direction is applicable only to government, and those private schools following State board syllabus. As per the government order dated March 21, students from classes VI to XII will learn athigarams or chapters of Tirukkural that will be included in the curriculum. Students in these classes will have to study 15 chapters per year. Accordingly, the Tamil Nadu State Council for Educational Research and Training SCERT constituted an expert committee, which recommended inclusion of chapters in two sections - namely Arathupal dealing with virtue and Porutpal dealing with wealth.
Thirukural is a masterpiece of Tamizh Literature. It is written as couplets two line poems by Thiruvalluvar, a poet who is said to have lived anytime between 2nd century BC and 8th century AD. Thirukural covers all part of the life which applies to whole humanity. Thirukural covers kurals in chapters. Following are the unique features of this Kural App: 1. English Transliteration 2.
Efforts are being taken to introduce the biography of Thiruvalluvar and Thirukkural in English and Hindi in schools. The MP, who has launched a movement - Students and Youth for Thiruvalluvar SYT - to take the poet and his creation to the rest of the nation, said one lakh students from Tamil Nadu have enrolled as its members so far. These students will receive pocket-sized Thirukkural. Speaking at the symposium, he said cultural renaissance in education should begin with the introduction of Thirukkural all over India. Vijay noted more pages are given to invaders in history books, to foreign rulers, Mughal empire, their cuisine and areas ruled. He said a delegation should be sent to South Korea and Finland to study how and why they are at the top of the world and why India is at the bottom in school education. He raised the need to upgrade quality of education in government schools so that government employees send their children to these schools.