The “Tirukkural” and the Wisdom of Ancient Uncles

On a small island off the southernmost tip of India, a statue of the poet known only as Tiruvalluvar stands staring out at the confluence of two seas and one ocean. The statue is 133 feet high, symbolic of the 133 chapters that make up the 2000-year-old Tirukkural, a meditation on ethics, government, and the … Continue reading The “Tirukkural” and the Wisdom of Ancient Uncles