Tuesday, January 01, 2008
The Tamil classic, Thirukkural (Sacred Couplets), attributed to Thiruvalluvar(2nd or 3rd century A.D.) has been translated into many major languages of the world. A project is underway by N.V.K. Ashraf at http://nvkashraf.co.cc (also linked from http://www.geocities.com/nvkashraf) to gather, decode, and present it in many languages. The available translations are grouped in Indian, Asian, and European languages : Gujarati, Burmese, Dutch, Hindi, Chinese, English, Kannada, Fiji, Finnish, Konkani, Japanese, French, Malayalam, Korean, German, Marathi, Malay, Hungarian, Oriya, Sinhalese, Italian, Punjabi, Urdu, Latin, Rajasthani, Norwegian, Sanskrit, Polish, Saurashtra, Russian, Tamil, Spanish, Telugu, Swedish, and more. Many of these are already uploaded on the site.