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The Kural: Tiruvalluvar's Tirukkural

The Kural: Tiruvalluvar's Tirukkural

Pruiksma, Thomas Hitoshi
Harvey, Andrew
Venkatesan, Archana

Hardcover

General PoetryHinduismIndian & South Asian History

Publisher Price: $24.95

ISBN10: 0807003611
ISBN13: 9780807003619
Publisher: Beacon Pr
Published: Jan 11 2022
Pages: 256
Weight: 0.95
Height: 1.10 Width: 5.40 Depth: 8.60
Language: English
A new translation of the classical Tamil masterpiece on ethics, power, and friendship, bringing Tiruvalluvar's poetry and philosophy to a new generation seeking practical wisdom and spiritual sustenance

Drawing on the poetic tradition of W. S. Merwin, Wendell Berry, and William Carlos Williams, and nurtured by 2 decades of study under Tamil scholar Dr. K. V. Ramakoti, this new translation of the Kural by Thomas Hitoshi Pruiksma brings English readers closer than ever to the brilliant inner and outer music of Tiruvalluvar's work and ideas.

Tiruvalluvar's Tirukkural is a masterwork of poetry and practical philosophy. On par with other world classics such as the Tao Te Ching, the Kural is a compendium of 1,330 short philosophical verses, or kurals, that together cover a wide range of personal and cosmic experience, such as--

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