Multifaith Golden Rule Poster

The Spirituality Centre is happy to support interfaith dialogue through use of the Multifaith Golden Rule Poster.  Copies of the Golden Rule may be purchased from Scarborough Missions in Toronto, Canada







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.







Treat not others in ways that you yourself would find hurtful.

The BuddhaUdana-Varga 5.18






In everything, do to others as you would have them do to you; for this is the law and the prophets.

JesusMatthew 7:12






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.

ConfuciusAnalects 15.23






This is the sum of duty: do not do to others what would cause pain if done to you.

Mahabharata 5:1517






Not one of you truly believes until you wish for others 
what you wish for yourself.

The Prophet MuhammadHadith






One should treat all creatures in the world as one would like to be treated.

MahaviraSutrakritanga 1.11.33






What is hateful to you, do not do to your neighbour. This is the whole Torah; all the rest is commentary. Go and learn it.

HillelTalmud, Shabbath 31a





North American Native Spirituality

We are as much alive as we keep the earth alive.

Chief Dan George





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, p.1299






Regard your neighbour's gain as your own gain and your neighbour's loss as your own loss.

Lao TzuT'ai Shang Kan Ying P'ien, 213-218







We affirm and promote respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part.

Unitarian principle






Do not do unto others whatever is injurious to yourself.

Shayast-na-Shayast 13.29

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Acknowledgements: This original English version was prepared by Paul McKenna.

Published by Scarboro Missions (Toronto, Canada)
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Facilities: A place to experience and nourish the hunger of the heart

KARUNA is equipped with a range of facilities suitable for cross-cultural events, ecumenical and interfaith meetings, retreats, workshops and seminars. It can be used for both residential and non-residential programmes. A maximum of 20-22 live-in guests can be accommodated comfortably.

The Centre offers a quiet environment for taking time from a busy life to relax, reflect and share. The Centre may be booked by outside groups for all of the above activities.

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The Centre offers programmes and events which provide a deeper understanding of the richness in all cultural and spiritual traditions.  It is also a venue at which people from all backgrounds can celebrate these traditions.

The Centre caters for cross-cultural programmes, ecumenical and interfaith meetings, retreats, meditation programmes for adults and children, workshops and seminars in adult-faith formation, women's spirituality.  

Outside groups are invited to book the facilities for retreats, prayer days, parish workshops and seminars. 

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Meditation Groups

KARUNA offers a range of meditation and contemplative living programmes based upon the sacred scriptures and sacred writings of the world's religions, e.g. Jewish, Christian, Hindu, Islamic, Buddhist, and teachings of mystics and contemplative writers.

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