Treasure Island

Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

(17.10.1944 / Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)

Be patient with persons who defame you!


As the earth holds the persons who dig it deep,
It is prime virtue to be patient with the persons
Even if they defame you by words and deeds!

Submitted: Sunday, October 20, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, October 22, 2013

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Hi,
The poem 'Be patient with persons who defame you! ' is a translation of a poem from Tamil literature 'ThirukkuRaL'.

அகழ்வாரைத் தாங்கும் நிலம்போலத் தம்மை
இகழ்வார்ப் பொறுத்தல் தலை.151 பொறையுடைமை

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