Thuravu-35th Chapter of Thirukural-
(Leaving out attachments.)
(The hall mark of an ascetic is to detach himself from this world.Thiruvalluvar says that detaching from any object removes sorrow due to the object. He emphasizes that an ascetic should not have anything called me and mine.)
1.Yaathanin yaathanin neengiyaan , nothal,
Athanin, athanin ilan.
1,The person who detaches himself from a particular object ,
Will not become sad because of that thing.
2.VeNdin uNdaka thurakka, thuranthapin ,
Yeendiyar paala pala.
2.If a person wants sorrow less life , then he should,
Detach himself at a young age itself,
And due to that he would attain several joys.
3.Atal vendum iynthan pulathai vidal vendum,
Vendiya yellaam orunku.
3. Those who look for permanent pleasures , should control,
Desire coming out of those five sense organs and also,
Completely leave out all pleasures coming out of those five organs.
4.Iyalpakum nonpirkondtu inmai udaimai.
Mayalaakum mathum peyarthu.
4.Nothing should be present which will attract an ascetic ,
For those things would be the cause to create desire in him.
5. Maththum thodarpaadu yevankol pirapparukkal,
Uththarkku udambum migai.
5.To the ascetic aiming at cutting off birth, What is the Need,
For a body and so why keep desire on all other things.
6.yaan, yenathu yennum cherukku aruppan , vaanorkku,
Uyarntha ulakum pukum.
6.He who cuts of pride of me as well as mine , would ,
Enter a world where even Devas would enter.
7.Paththi vita idumbaikal paththinai,
Pathi vidaa thavarkku.
7.Till these two attachments (me and mine) are deeply attached to the mind,
Sorrows also would get attached to that person.
8.Thalaipattar , theera thurnathaar mayanki,
Valai pattaar mathayavar.
8.Those who are completely detached from desires,
Are those who go to land of salvation and others,
Are those caught on the web of desires.
9.Pathathaththa kanne pirapparukkum maththu,
Nilayamai kana pedum.
9.As soon as one gets detached , future births would not be there for him,
And among others birth-death cycle would exist.
10.Paththu paththaththaan pathinai appaththai ,
Paththuka pathu vidarku.
10.Get only attached to God who is detached and,
This will help a person to get detached from things.