Kural 325

குறள் 325

நிலைஅஞ்சி நீத்தாருள் எல்லாம் கொலைஅஞ்சிக்
கொல்லாமை சூழ்வான் தலை.

Stanza 325

Ascetics fear rebirth and renounce the world
How much better to fear murder and renounce killing.


Of all those who, fearing the performance (of earthly births), have abonded desire, he is the chief who, fearing (the guilt of) murder, considers how he may avoid the destruction of life.

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