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Kural - The Great Book Of Tiru-Valluvar
Kulapati 's preface

Author

Foreword

Preface To The Original (Rochouse) Edition

Preface To Revised Edition Of Kural

Dharma

The Good House Holder

The Life - partner

Children

A Loving Disposition

An Open House

The Soft Word

Gratitude

Rectitude

Self - Control

The Regulated life

Unlawful Life

Forbearance

Do Not Envy

Do Not Covet

Speak Not ill Of Others

Avoid Worthless Talk

Conscience

Social Cooperation

Helping The Poor

Public Esteem

Compassion

Eat No Meat

Penance

Impure Life

Truthfulness

Against Anger

Do Not Cause Harm

The Fleeting World

Renunciation

True Knowledge

Renouncing Of Desire

The Law Of Karma

Vigilance

Industriousness 

The Strenuous Life

Fortitude

On Learning

On Being Unlettered

Knowledge Through Listening

On Friendship

Folly

Guard Against Deceivers

A Warning 

On Lust And Wine And Gambling

On The Art Of Healing

Self Respect

Glory

Looking After The Tribe

Niggardliness

Repugnance To Evil

Unscrupulous Men

On Agriculture

On Poverty

Labour

The Prosperous State

Action

Judging The Time

Tactics

Choosing The Executive

Good Ministers

Good Birth

Nobility

Just Rule

Oppression And Misrule

Penalties

The Good Minister

Resoluteness

On Spies

The Art Of Persuation 

Assembly Work

The Moral Law

The Dangers Of The Palace

A Prosperous Nation

Fortifications

A Well Filled Exchequer

Efficiency In Action

The Offensive

The Army

Valour

About Envoys And Messengers

Enemies

On Citizenship

Major Sections
Books By Rajaji
Ramayana Mahabharata

Bhagavad Gita

Bhaja Govindam

Kural

Upanishads

Hinduism Doctrine And Way Of Living

THE AUTHOR

CHAKRAVARTI" RAJA GOPALA CHARI, popularly known as "Rajaji" or "C.R.", was a great patriot, astute politician, incisive thinker, and one of the greatest of Indians.

As a close associate of Mahatma Gandhi, he was an ardent freedom fighter. In his capacity successively as Chief Minister of Madras, Governor of West Bengal, Home Minister and the first Indian Governor General of India he rendered yeoman service to the country and left an indelible impress on our contemporary life.

Rajaji’s books on Marcus Aurelius, the Bhagavad Gita and the Upanishads are popular. But in Mahabharata he displays his inimitable flair for telling stories and applying their moral to the needs of modem times.  In the present book Kural are given selections from the living verses of the immortal Tamil Poet-Saint Tiru-Valluvar.  The selections are made with the acumen native to Rajaji and are explained in the English which is his own.  They are sure to enrich the reader's mind.

Rajaji passed away in 1972 at the age of 94.

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