Kural - 695

Kural 695
Holy Kural #695
Seek not, ask not, the secret of the king to hear;
But if he lets the matter forth, give ear

(When the king is engaged) in secret counsel (with others), ministers should neither over-hear anything whatever nor pry into it with inquisitive questions, but (wait to) listen when it is divulged (by.

Tamil Transliteration
Epporulum Oraar Thotaraarmar Rapporulai
Vittakkaal Ketka Marai.

Chapter GroupMinisters of State
chapterConduct in the Presence of the King