A comparative perspective of fact in Thirukkural and Thiruvarutpayan

Gunapalasingam V
Department of Hindu civilization, Eastern University, Vantharumoolai, Sri Lanaka.
Mumthaj Sameem M.S.J
Deputy Registrar, General Service Division, Eastern University, Vantharumoolai, Sri Lanka
Suresh R
Department of Tamil, Erode Arts and Science College, Erode-638009, Tamil Nadu, India


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In Tamil Nadu, literature is one of the prime sources of information on religion, culture, history, philosophy, social customs, beliefs, etc. Literature that originated in the history of Tamil Nadu from time to time identifies the unique features of those times. In the development of Tamil literature, the period in which moral literature originated is called the Moral Era distinctively, which is the same time where many philosophical works of literature refer to the period of origin as the period of philosophical ethics. This study reveals the uniqueness and the generalities of God as claimed in Thirukkural and the God as portrayed in the literature of Thiruvarutpayan that originated in the philosophical period. In particular, this article gives a comparative basis for the ideas that come to mind in the 36th chapter on the power of realization in Thirukkural, and on the three elements that can be found in Thiruvarutpayana, viz., God, Life, and affection.


  • Meiporuliyal,
  • Siddhantham,
  • Veedu,
  • Pathi,
  • Pasu,
  • Pasam
  • ...More


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How to Cite

V, G., M.S.J, M. S., & R, S. (2022). A comparative perspective of fact in Thirukkural and Thiruvarutpayan. Indian Journal of Tamil, 3(3), 1–4. https://doi.org/10.54392/ijot2231

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