Re: Theos-World Re: Give us some One-liners with wisdom and compassion
Mar 07, 2009 05:35 AM
by Morten Nymann Olesen
My views are:
The very kernal of ethics...THE LAW of COMPASSION.
Baha'i: "Desire not for anyone the things that ye would not desire for yourselves." Baha Ulla LXVI
Buddhism "Hurt not others in ways that you yourself would find hurtful." Udana-Varga 5:18
Christianity: "Do for others what you want them to do for you." Matthew 7:12
Confucianism: "Do not unto others what you would not have them do unto you." Analects 15:23 (551 B. C.)
Hinduism: "Never do to others what would pain thyself." Panchatantra 111.104
Islam: "Do unto all people as you would they should do unto you, and reject for others what you would reject for yourself." Mishkat-el-Masabih
Jainism: "In happiness and suffering, in joy and grief, we should regard all creatures as we regard our own self." Lord Mahavira, 6th Century BC
Judaism: "What is hateful to you do not to your neighbour. That is the entire law" Talmud, Shabbat.
Sikhism: "Treat others as thou would be treated thyself."
Taoism: "Regard your neighbour's gain as your own gain and your neighbours loss as your own loss." T'ai Shang Kan Ying P'ien
Zoroanastrianism: "That nature alone is good which refrains from doing unto another what so ever is not good for itself." Dadistan-I-Dinik, 94:5
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Sent: Saturday, March 07, 2009 12:58 PM
Subject: Theos-World Re: Give us some One-liners with wisdom and compassion
"Compassion is no attribute. It is the LAW of LAWS."
"Now bend thy head and listen well, O Bodhisattva -- Compassion speaks and saith: "Can there be bliss when all that lives must suffer? Shalt thou be saved and hear the whole world cry?"
Madame H P Blavatsky; The Voice of the Silence
--- In email@example.com, "Morten Nymann Olesen" <global-theosophy@...> wrote:
> Dear friends
> My views are:
> A new thread is started.
> Give us some one-liners with wisdom and compassion. Or just simple and short allegories of wisdom and compassion.
> "One piece of knowledge . . . is better than prostrating
> oneself in prayer a hundred times."
> ( Idries Shah )
> M. Sufilight
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