Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

(17.10.1944 / Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)

A Brahman Wins By Tactics


A person who owns oxen and bulls is a former,

A Brahman who is unable to win by valor
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Topic(s): life


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Poet's Notes about The Poem

Hi, This poem 'A Brahman wins by tactics' is a translation of a Tamil poem from NaanmaNik katikai 53

எருதுடையான் வேளாளன்; ஏலாதான் பார்ப்பான்,
ஒருதொடையான் வெல்வது கோழி; உருவோ
டறிவுடையாள் இல்வாழ்க்கைப் பெண்என்ப; சேனைச்
செறிவுஉடையான் சேனா பதி.

V.K.Kanniappan

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  • Freshman - 1,308 Points Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (8/15/2012 7:08:00 AM)

    As we have so many words to describe a noun or a verb in Tamil, it is quite interesting to read the version of the Tamil poem. Well written..Enjoyed reading it! (Report) Reply

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