Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

(17.10.1944 / Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)

A Favor Done To Men Of Knowledge and Virtue!


A favor which is done to men of knowledge and virtue
shall appear like letters written on stone – but for, the
favor offered to persons who are not kind in their heart
is equivalent to the letters written on flowing water front!

Submitted: Wednesday, December 25, 2013
Edited: Thursday, December 26, 2013

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Hi,
This poem 'A favor done to men of knowledge and virtue! ' is a translation of a poem from Tamil literature 'moothurai'

நல்லவர்க்குச் செய்த உதவி

நல்லா ரொருவர்க்குச் செய்த உபகாரம்
கல்மே லெழுத்துப்போற் காணுமே - அல்லாத
ஈரமிலா நெஞ்சத்தார்க் கீந்த உபகாரம்
நீர்மே லெழுத்திற்கு நேர்.2 – மூதுரை

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