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The Kural is one of the most important forms of traditional Tamil poetry. It is a very short poetic form, exactly in 2 lines, the first line consisting of 4 words and the second line consisting of 3 words. It should also conform to the grammar for Venpa. Thirukkural, one of the greatest philosophical works in Tamil language by Thiruvalluvar, is a typical example.
Here is a simple outline:
The world's existence is sustained by kindliness. The very existence of those bereft of it burdens the earth
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