Naduvu nilamai-Twelfth chapter of Thirukural.
(Balanced unbiased nature)
( After emphasizing the need to have gratitude . Thiruvalluvar emphasizes the need for an unbiased nature
1.Thakuthi yena ondru nandre , pakuthiyal ,
Par pattu ozhuga perin.
1.Being unbiased is indeed good , if it is done,
Without differentiating among people.
2,Cheppam udayavan aakkam chithaivindri ,
Yechathirkku yemappu udaithu ,
2.The wealth of a person without bias, would not get split,
And would reach his progeny and give them strength.
3.Nandre tharinum naduvikantham aakkathai,
Andre ozhiya vidal.
3.Even if wealth earned by showing bias does not,
Cause any bad effects, it should be u immediately destroyed.
4.THakkar. thakavilar yenpathu avaravar,
Yechathal kana pedum.
4.Biased or unbiased nature , would be judged,.
By the fame or blame which is left by them.
5.Kedum perukkamum yillalla nenjathu,
Kodamai chandrorkku ani.
5.No one can have life without growth and destruction,
The ornament of wise people is to remain unbiased in both cases.
6.Keduvalyan yenpathu arika than nenjam,
Nadu ore alla cheyin.
6.Know that you would get destroyed , if ,
Your mind does not remain unbiased.
7.Keduvaka vayyathu ulagam , naduvaka ,
Nandrikkan thangiyan thaazhvu.
7.The world would not find fault when you get in to problems,
If you remain in the path of justice and be unbiased.
8.Saman cheithu cheer thookum kol pol amainthorupal,
Kodamai chandrorkku ani
8.Being like a common balance with equal level of pans ,
Weighing things equally , not leaning to one side, is an ornament for great people .
9.Chorkottam illathu cheppam oru thalayaa,
Utkottam inmai perin.
9.Being without bias in our words and remaining,
Firm in our attitude is the proper behavior.
10.Vanikam cheivarkku , Vanikam peni ,
Piravum thamapol cheyin.
10. If a merchant takes care of the things of Others ,
Like his own things in trade, then he is doing good business.