THIRUVALLUVAR, author of THIRUKKURAL - A Sagacious saint born before the Christ ( i.e. about 30 years before the Jesus Christ) Tamils take cognizance of the birth of Thiruvalluvar as a basis of the calendar. Now we are in the 2032 of Thiruvalluvar Aandu.

Thirukkural is regarded as a renowned work, that is eulogised as a directory of code of conduct and ethics to the Humanity, through his 1330 couplets, the revered poet not only deals with the general administration, but also codified the clear cut directions to the mankind on how they should behave and act in a social, political, religious and family circles.

The work of Thiruvalluvar was translated into more than 60 languages world wide. The magnificient 133 foot height statue denoting the chapters in Thirukkural has been opened for Tourist's visit in the midst of sea on 1.1.2000 in Kanniyakumari.

THE ROCKS FOR THE SCULPTURE CAME FROM Sirudhamoor, Pattumalaikuppam Hills and Ambasamudram Hills.


Thirukural is a precious gem among the classics, unique in the deliverance of code of conduct to the mankind to follow for all time to come. It enshrines in it 1330 couplets under 133 chapters, each chapter comprising 10 verses. The chapters again fall under three major divisions. Virtue, Wealth and Love. This treatise encompasses the whole gamut of human life and by Thiruvalluvar, its illustrious author illuminates every bit of it. This classical work written in Tamil, has been translated in over 60 languages of the world.

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