Monday, August 25, 2008

We Are One

BuddhismBuddhism -"Hurt not others with that which pains yourself." - From the Udanavarga 5.18
ChristianityChristianity - "In everything, do to others as you would have them do to you; for this is the law and the prophets." - Matthew 7:12 - NRSV
HinduismHinduism - "Do naught to others which if done to thee would cause thee pain." - From the Mahabharata 5.1517
IslamIslam - "No one of you is a believer until he desires for his brother that which he desires for himself." - Sunnab
JainismJainism - "In happiness and suffering, in joy and grief, we should regard all creatures as we regard our own self." - Lord Mahavir 24th Tirthankara
JudaismJudaism - "What is hateful to you, do not to your fellow human beings. That is the law; all the rest is commentary." - Talmud, Shabbat 3 l a
Native Spiritual TraditionsNative SpiritualTraditions - "Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves." - Chief Seattle
ShintoismShintoism - "Be Charitable to all beings, love is the representation of god." - KO-JI-KI Hachiman Kasuga
SikhismSikhism - "Don"t create enmity with anyone as God is within everyone." - Guru Arjan Devji 259. Guru Granth Sahib
TaoismTaoism - "Regard your neighbor's gain as your own gain; and regard your neighbor's loss as your own loss." - Tai Shang Kan Ying P'ien