Thirukkural was written by the great philosophical-poet of ancient Tamil language Thiruvalluavar. He is believed to be lived in 2nd century BCE, though there is no archaeological evidence found yet. Dharmakandam, Arthakandam and Kamakandam are the three chapters of Thirukkural.
which contains 1330 kurals. The book ‘Bhasha Thirukkural’ was written in Malayalam by Sri Thiruvallam Bhaskaran Nair, who translated many books to Malayalam from Tamil, Sanskrit and English and felicitated as ‘Kavyavallabhan’ by Sri Sankaracharya of kanchi.