The Frankfort Interfaith Council and the International Charter for Compassion invite you to join them in celebrating
GOLDEN RULE DAY 2021
THE GOLDEN RULE: TREAT OTHERS AS YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE TREATED
Since 2007, Golden Rule Day has been celebrated on April 5. Hundreds of organizations and thousands of people around the world recognize April 5 as Golden Rule Day. The 2021 Golden Rule Day celebration is scheduled for Monday, April 5.
HOW YOU CAN PARTICIPATE
The Charter for Compassion international office is hosting a 24-hour online broadcast at their website charterforcompassion.org. Look under “Programs” on their homepage for the April 5 broadcast schedule and to view any of the day’s many presentations. The 24-hour online broadcast travels around the world to highlight individuals and communities that are practicing the Golden Rule. The day-long webathon will consist of 1 to 2 minute videos featuring STORIES, SONGS, RAPS, CHANTS, CONVERSATIONS, PROJECTS, MEDITATIONS, INTERVIEWS, DANCES, POETRY and PERFORMANCES of all kinds and cultures celebrating treating others as we ourselves would like to be treated.
The Golden Rule as expressed in various world religions:
Baháʼí: “Blessed is he who preferreth his brother before himself.” ~Bahá’u’lláh
Buddhism: “Hurt not others in ways that you yourself would find hurtful.” ~Udanavarga 5:18
Christianity: “Do to others what you want them to do to you.” ~ Matthew 7:12
Hinduism: “One should never do that to another which one regards as injurious to one’s own self.” ~Brihaspati, Mahabharata 13.114.8
Islam: Prophet said: “As you would have people do to you, do to them; and what you dislike done to you, don’t do to them.” ~Kitab al-Kafi,vol.2,p.146
Judaism: “The stranger who resides with you shall be to you as one of your citizens; you shall love him as yourself….” ~ Leviticus 19:34
Virtual Clipping from March 29, 2021 edition of The State Journal on Golden Rule Day