Tuesday, November 4, 2014

THE GOLDEN RULE from multifaith perspectives

PfLAUM Publishing Group
5003 rev/7-05
Scarboro Missions - A Canadian Catholic Community of priests and lay people
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Copyright - Paul McKenna -2000
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Quoted from poster: clockwise from upper left, and back around to upper left

Baha'i Faith
Lay not on any soul a load that you would not wish to be laid upon you, and desire not for anyone the things you would not desire for yourself.
Baha'u'llah, Gleanings

Hinduism
This is the sum of duty: do not do to others what would cause pain if done to you.
Mahabharata 5:1517

Buddhism
Treat not others in ways that you yourself would find hurtful.
The Buddha Udana-Varga 5.18

Confusionism
One word that sums up the basis of all good conduct...loving-kindness. Do not do to others what you do not want done to yourself.
Confucius Analects 15.23

Taoism
Regard your neighbor's gain as your own gain, and your neighbor's loss as your own loss.
Lao Tzu, T'ai Shang Kan Ying P'ien, 213-218

Sikhism
I am a stranger to no one;  and no one is a stranger to me. Indeed, I am a friend to all.
Guru Granth Sahib, p. 1299

Christianity
In everything, do to others as you would have them do to you; for this is the law and the prophets.
Jesus, Matthew 7:12

Unitarianism
We affirm and promote respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part.
Unitarian principle

Native Spirituality
We are as much alive as we keep the earth alive.
Chief Dan George

Zoroastrianism
Do not do onto others whatever is injurious to yourself.
Shayast-na-Shayast 13.29

Jainism
One should treat all creatures in the world as one would like to be treated.
Mahavira, Sutrakritanga

Judaism
What is hateful to you, do not do to your neighbor. This is the whole Torah: all the rest is commentary.
Hillel, Talmud, Shabbat 31a

Islam
Not one of you truly believes until you wish for others what you wish for yourself.
The Prophet Muhammad, Hadith

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