Kural - 1066

Kural 1066
Holy Kural #1066
E'en if a draught of water for a cow you ask,
Nought's so distasteful to the tongue as beggar's task

There is nothing more disgraceful to one's tongue than to use it in begging water even for a cow.

Tamil Transliteration
Aavirku Neerendru Irappinum Naavirku
Iravin Ilivandha Thil.

Chapter GroupMiscellaneous
chapterThe Dread of Mendicancy