Tuesday, October 11, 2005

The Golden Rule in various Religions


Islam:: No one of you is a believer until he loves for his brother that which he loves for himself.

Christianity:: All things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them.

Buddhist
:: Hurt not others in ways that you would find hurtful.

Jewish::Whatsoever thou hatest thyself, that do not to another.

Confucian::Do not unto others what you would not have them do unto you.

Hindu
:: This is the sum of duty: do naught unto others which if done to thee would cause thee pain.

Jain
::In happiness and suffering, in joy and grief, we should regard all creatures as we regard our own self.

Sikh
:: I am a stranger to no one: and no one is a stranger to me, indeed I'm a friend to all.

Taoist
:: Regard your neighbour's gain as your own gain, and your neighbour's loss as your own loss.

Zoroastrian
:: That nature alone is good which refrains from doing unto another whatsoever is not good for itself.


:: Reference: http://katinkahesselink.net/other/ethics.htm

:: Also check versions of the Golden Rule in 21 World Religions

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