Friday, August 25, 2006

The Differences Between Us.....

The Differences Between Us..... is there really?

‘In everything, do unto others as you would have them do unto you’Jesus/Christianity: Matthew 7:12

‘What is hateful to you, do not do to your neighbour’Talmud, Judaism, Hillel, Shibbath 31a

‘Not one of you truly believes until you wish for others that which you wish for yourself’Mohammed/Islam: Hadith

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

‘If thine eyes be turned towards justice, choose thou for thy neighbour that which thou choosest for thyself’ – Baha’i/Zoroastrianism, Shayast-Na-Shayast 13.29

‘Treat not others in ways that you yourself would find hurtful’ Buddha/Buddhism, Udana-Varga 5.18

‘Do not do to others what you do not want done to yourself’Confucius/Confucianism: Analects 15.23

1 comment:

A.V. Michaels said...

Aloha, still enjoying your blog. This one's great - I just love how the words of all our great spiritual traditions mirror each other in the important stuff. It's the basis of my research to be sure! Thanks for sharing.