Treat All Creatures
Topic: Virtue, Morality, & Ethics
“One should treat all creatures in the world as one would like to be treated.”
Wilson, Andrew, editor. World Scripture - a Comparative Anthology of Sacred Texts. Paragon House, 1991, p. 114 [Mahavira, Sutrakritanga].
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The Golden Rule Chronology
c. 500 BC Jainism, a religion of India that promotes non-violence, compassion, and the sacredness of life, teaches the golden rule: “A monk should treat all beings as he himself would be treated.”
– (Jaina Sutras, Sutrakritanga, bk. 1, 10:1-3)
–Rev., Dr. Harry Gensler S.J. [The Golden Rule Chronology].