Iravu -106th chapter of Thirukkural-
(Sum how it appears as if Thiruvalluar supports begging and find faults with others for hidinh what they have and not giving. I feel possibly he is not refer to present begging but the poor learned people in different arts begging for money.)
1.Irakka irathakkar kaanin karappin,
Avar pazhi tham pazhi andru,
1.If a beggar sees a person suitable to beg , he can beg,
If he does not give it is his mistake not the beggars mistake.
2.Inbam oruvarkku irathal , iranthavai ,
Thunbam uraa avarin.
2.Suppose a beggar gets what he begs ,
Even begging would give pleasure to him.
3.Karappilaa nenjin kadanarivar munnindru ,
Irappmor yevar udaithu.
3.Begging with a person who does not know to hide what he has ,
And who is duty bound , is a beautiful act for the poor.
4.Irathalum eethale poalum karathal,
Kanavilum theththaathaar mattu.
4.Begging with a person who does not how to hide ,
What he has even in dream is as good as giving.
5.Karapppilaasr vayakathu unmayaan kannindru ,
Irappavar mer kolvathu.
5.There are some people who give without hiding,
What they have and that is what makws others beg.
6.Karappidumbai illaarai kaanin nirappidumbai,
Yellam orungu kedum.
6.All the sorrow of the beggar will vanish , when they see,
A person who does not hide what he has.
7.Igaznthellathu eevaarai kaanin magizhndullam,
Ullul uvappathu udaithu.
7.When a beggar sees a person who gives without ,
Insulting them , their mind would become happy.
8.Irapparai illayin eernganamaa jnaalam,
Marappavai chendru vanthu aththu.
8.If there are no beggars, the earth which is prosperous,
Would be housing people whose movement is like a wodden doll.
9.EEvaar yen undaam thoththam iranthu koal,
Mevaar ilaa kadai.
9.If There are no persons who come to beg with rich people ,
What fame can ever come to those who are rich.
10.Irappaan vegulaamai vendum , nirappu idumbai,
Thaneyum chalum kari.
10.A person who begs should never get angry, if a person,
Does not give and the sorrow of poverty would teach him this.