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“It is compassion, the most gracious of virtues, which moves the world.” –Thiruvalluvar 

Topic:   empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker-sections.

6.  “It is compassion, the most gracious of virtues, which moves the world.” –Thiruvalluvar  (150 words)

Why the question:

The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4.

Key Demand of the question:

To elaborate the importance of compassion as a virtue.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Define compassion in your own words.

Body:

Bring out the importance of being compassionate.

Talk about various forms of compassion towards self, family and friends, strangers, weaker sections, animals and environment, making it a great virtue.

With examples, such a Baba Amte, Mother Theresa or any great personalities etc, emphasize how compassion towards weaker section is a virtue and is an agent of change in the world.

Conclusion:

With the entire world going through a very tough phase, conclude how compassion can alleviate pains and heal the world.