Golden Rule in All Faiths

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brahmanism:

“This is the sum of duty:  Do naught unto others which would cause you pain if done to you.”

Mahabarata 5: 1517

 

Buddhism:

“Hurt not others in ways that you yourself would find hurtful.”

Udana-Varga 5:18

 

Christianity:

“Do to others whatever you would have them do to you. This is the law and the prophets.”

Matthew 7:12

 

Confucianism:

“Surely it is the maxim of loving-kindness:  Do not unto others what you would not have them do to you.”

Analects 15:23

 

Islam:

“No one of you is a believer until he desires for his brother that which he desires for himself.”

Sunnah

 

Judaism:

“What is hateful to you, do not to your fellowman.  That is the entire Law; all the rest is commentary.”

Talmud, Shabbat 31a

 

Taoism:

“Regard your neighbor’s gain as your own gain and your neighbor’s loss as your own loss.”

T’ai Shang Kan Ying P’ien

 

Zoroastrianism:

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

Dadistan-i-dinik 94:5