These three are the deeds of a man who does not have good character
- King, teacher, mother, father and conscience are five, whom a man has to obey. Not obeying is not a good character.
- Saying lie to his friend
- Leave apart his wife of chastity
- Tirikaṭukam | 100+6 poems | on three ethics | like three basic dry-seed medicines viz dried ginger, pepper and long-pepper | poet Nallātaṉār | 3rd century A.D.