Ikal-86th chapter of Thirukural-
(Hostility is a poison that makes your life miserable. The poet feels that if you are completely devoid of hostility, you can lead a life of pleasure and joy and thus life would be more meaningful.)
1.Ikal yenba yella uyirkkum , pakal yennum,
Panbu inmai parikkum noi.
1.Hostility is that disease which prevents from ,
One soul not joining the other but makes it differ.
2.Pakal karuthi paththaa cheyinum , ikal karuthi ,
Inna cheyyamai thalai.
2.If one person does not move with you but does,
Something that you hate, considering possible hostility,
It is necessary for you not cause sorrow to him.
3,Ikal yennum yevvanoi neekin thaval illaa,
Thavil vilakkam tharum.
3.If one removes all hostility from himself , it would,
Give him undying fame.
4.Inbathul inbam payakkum ikal yennum,
Thunbathul thunbam kedin.
4.If the great sorrow called hostility is not there,
With one person , it would give him greatest pleasure.
5.Ikal yethir chainthu ozhuka vallarai , yaare
Mikal ookum thanmayavar.
5.Can any one think of ever winning those
Who are able to avoid all hostility.
6.Ikalin mikal inithu yenbavan vaazhkai,
Thavalum kedalum naNithu.
6.If one turns hostile against one, who differs with him,
His life would get destroyed fast and he himself would get destroyed.
7.Mikan meval mei porul kaaNAar , ikal meval,
7.Those evil minded persons who like to become hostile,
Would not be able to see the truth which will lead to victory.
8.Ikalirkku yethir chaithal aakkam athanai ,
Mikalookin ookkumaam kedu .
8.Going away from hostility would lead you to greatness,
But if he become enthusiastic about it , it would cause bad results to him.
9.Ikal kaanaan aakkam varumkal athanai ,
Mika; kaanum kedu thararkku,
9.During his good times , one would not think of hostility,
But when his period of destruction comes, he would try to win over it.
10.Ikalaan innatha yellam , nakalaan aam,
Nannayam yennum cherukku.
10.Due to hostility several sorrows come to a person,
And by friendship, he would have fame of having great culture.