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Thiruvalluvar Tours The World First Journey

Author Name: Thangai | Format: Paperback | Genre : Travel | Other Details

This must-read book is an interesting compilation of incidents/accidents/WWII/anecdotes/Epics of different genre that have occurred in different time periods and in different corners of this world

The stories range from true-life events of a fisherman in Rameswaram to a Japanese Emperor who ended the WW II. The world’s most unforgettable accidents of the 19 Al-Qaida terrorists, hijacked four aircrafts on 9/11 in 2001 and destroyed the WTC, Manhattan, NY, USA.

 The Swiss nationals’ endearing nature of their mother tongue. The bondage between the mother and the child with reference to Mahabharata epic. Two love stories - Pandian Express and about Shah Jahan & Mumtaz. The heart-wrenching stories of the death of young children in Yemen due to conflicts between the government and the militants. The tales of an African ruler who abolished the country’s own currency… yes, there is one for everyone!

 Each story/anecdote is correlated with a Thirukural couplet, an effort to convey to the global community; the significance of Virtue, Wealth and Love. Thiruvalluvar had scripted totally 1330 couplets, out of which 250 couplets are the essential part of human “Love and Life” related. The Tamil Mahan was a sage, poet, war strategist, a management consultant, business strategist, dietician, medical doctor and at the end he is a true lover who lived 2,000 years back in Tamil Nadu, India.

The author is a widely travelled personality, having visited all the continents and all the major countries over the past four decades.



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“Thangai” is the pen name of Dasnavis Fernando. A native of Thangachimadam from Rameswaram Island, India. An Engineering graduate from Madras University in 1977 {CIT, Coimbatore}. He completed a course on ‘International Business Management’ from Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY, USA.

True to his roots, he thoroughly cherished and interestingly enjoyed fifty years of his life with traditional fisherfolk, getting to operate Deep Sea Fishing Trawlers in India and foreign waters. Focusing on Lobsters and Prawns, he has been into seafood exports worldwide for thirty years.

He was nominated as a Director in Shipping Corporation of India {SCI: A Navaratna PSU} for three years. He joined as a ‘Friendly Equity Partner’ with the MNC, Mitsubishi Group company, Japan. Along with his Japanese friends, he travelled for business to all continents. This is his First World Tour with Thiruvalluvar.