Kural - 59

Kural 59
Holy Kural #59
Who have not spouses that in virtue's praise delight,
They lion-like can never walk in scorner's sight

The man whose wife seeks not the praise (of chastity) cannot walk with lion-like stately step, before those who revile them.

Tamil Transliteration
Pukazhpurindha Illilorkku Illai Ikazhvaarmun
Erupol Peetu Natai.

Chapter GroupDomestic Virtue
chapterThe Worth of a Wife