Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 11 Oct 2011 14:44 and updated at 11 Oct 2011 14:44


tkl.1.2.02 If household excellence be wanting in the Wife,
tkl.1.2.02 If the Wife be devoid of domestic excellence, whatever (other) greatness be possessed, the conjugal state, is nothing.
tkl.1.2.02 There is no lack within the house, where Wife in worth excels,
tkl.1.2.02 There is no luck within the house, where Wife dishonoured dwells.
tkl.1.2.02 If his Wife be eminent (in Virtue), what does (that man) not possess If she be without excellence, what does (he) possess
tkl.1.2.02 What is more excellent than a Wife, if she possess the stability of chastity
tkl.1.2.02 She is a Wife who unweariedly guards herself, takes care of her Husband, and preserves an unsullied Fame.
tkl.1.2.02 If Wife be wholly true to him who gained her as his bride,
tkl.1.2.02 The man whose Wife seeks not the praise (of chastity) cannot walk with Lion like stately step, before those who revile them.
tkl.1.2.02 The house s blessing men pronounce the house Wife excellent;
tkl.1.2.02 The excellence of a Wife is the good of her Husband; and good Children are the Jewels of that goodness.
tkl.1.2.11 1.2.11 Not coveting another s Wife
tkl.1.2.11 With Wife of sure confiding Friend who Evil things devise.
tkl.1.2.11 Certainly they are no better than dead men who Desire Evil towards the Wife of those who undoubtingly confide in them.
tkl.1.2.11 Who, not a whit reflecting, seek a Neighbour s Wife.
tkl.1.2.11 However great one may be, what does it avail if, without at all considering his guilt, he goes unto the Wife of another
tkl.1.2.11 He who thinks lightly of going into the Wife of another acquires guilt that will abide with him imperishably and for ever.
tkl.1.2.11 Hatred, sin, fear, disgrace; these Four will never leave him who goes in to his Neighbour s Wife.
tkl.1.2.11 Who sees the Wife, another s own, with no desiring eye
tkl.1.2.11 Manly excellence, that looks not on another s Wife,
tkl.1.2.11 That noble manliness which looks not at the Wife of another is the Virtue and dignity of the great.
tkl.1.2.11 At least, tis good if Neighbour s Wife he covet not.
tkl.2.3.18 Who give their Soul to Love of Wife acquire not nobler gain;
tkl.2.3.18 Who gives himself to Love of Wife, careless of noble name
tkl.2.3.18 The Wealth of him who, regardless (of his manliness), devotes himself to his Wife s feminine nature will cause great shame (to ali men) and to himself;
tkl.2.3.18 Who to his Wife submits, his strange, unmanly mood
tkl.2.3.18 The frailty that stoops to a Wife will always make (her Husband) feel ashamed among the good.
tkl.2.3.18 By him who dreads his Wife, nor gives the other World a thought.
tkl.2.3.18 The undertaking of one, who fears his Wife and is therefore destitute of (bliss), will never be applauded.
tkl.2.3.18 Who quakes before his Wife will ever tremble too,
tkl.2.3.18 He that fears his Wife will always be afraid of doing good deeds (even) to the good.
tkl.2.3.18 Even shame faced Womanhood is more to be esteemed than the shameless manhood that performs the behests of a Wife.
tkl.2.3.18 The foolishness that results from devotion to a Wife will never be found in those who possess a reflecting mind and a prosperity (flowing) therefrom.
tkl.2.4.09 Then land will sulk, like Wife in angry mood.
tkl.2.4.09 If the owner does not (personally) attend to his cultivation, his land will behave like an angry Wife and yield him no Pleasure.
tkl.3.2.12 Let the King fight and gain (victories); (but) let me be united to my Wife and feast the evening.
tkl.3.2.12 After (my Wife) has died of a broken Heart, what good will there be if she is to receive me, has received me, or has even embraced me?
tkl.3.2.14 Like those who leap into a stream which they know will carry them off, why should a Wife feign dislike which she knows cannot hold out long?
tkl.3.2.16 What avails Sorrow when I am without a Wife who can understand the cause of my Sorrow?

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