|Kudiseyal vagai is how to be a good
citizen. Kudi is that social unit in which the members have the consciousness of direct
participation in interest. It is not to be interpreted as family or clan. The nearest
English word is perhaps Community.
There is nothing that so dignifies the
individual as being ever ready to render service to the community.
A community prospers if its members are
industrious and possess sound knowledge.
If you resolve to place yourself at the
service of your community, fate, like a servant, will hasten to your help with girded
Resolve to labour whole-heartedly for the
honour of your people and you will find your work bear fruit in a manner not anticipated
i.e., sooner and in greater measure than
The world will befriend and gather round
him who lives a blameless life of service to his people.