Kural - 923

Kural 923
Holy Kural #923
The drunkard's joy is sorrow to his mother's eyes;
What must it be in presence of the truly wise

Intoxication is painful even in the presence of (one's) mother; what will it not then be in that of the wise ?.

Tamil Transliteration
Eendraal Mukaththeyum Innaadhaal Enmatruch
Chaandror Mukaththuk Kali.

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chapterNot Drinking Palm-Wine