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What is Aathichoodi?

Aathichoodi is a collection of Tamil verses written by the poet Avvaiyar in the 12th century. The term “Aathichoodi” means “Verse for Self-Direction”, and the verses are intended to provide guidance on leading a moral and virtuous life. The verses cover a wide range of topics, including the importance of education, the virtues of honesty and hard work, the dangers of arrogance and greed, and the need for compassion and kindness towards all living beings. The Aathichoodi is considered a classic of Tamil literature and continues to be widely read and studied in Tamil Nadu and among Tamil-speaking communities around the world.

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