Golden Rules of Faiths

Golden Rules of Faith and Spirituality

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
Buddhism
Treat not others in ways that you yourself would find hurtful.
– The Buddha, Udana-Varga 5.18
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
Confucianism
One word which 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
Hinduism
This is the sum of duty: do not do to others what would cause pain if done to you.
-Mahabharata 5:15l7
Islam
Not one of you truly believes until you wish for others what you wish for yourself.
– The Prophet Muhammad, Hadith
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, Shabbath 3 la
Native American Spirituality
We are as much alive as we keep the Earth alive.
– Chief Dan George
Paganism
So long as it harms none, do as you will

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, pg. 1299
Taoism
Regard your neighbor’s gain as your own gain and your neighbor’s loss as your own loss.
– Tai Shang Kan Ying P’ien, 213-218
Unitarianism
We affirm and promote respect for the interdependent web of all existence, of which we are a part
– Unitarian principle
Zoroastrianism
Do not do unto others whatever is injurious to yourself.
– Shayast-na-Shayast 13.29