Verse from the Veda on the Golden Rule

The Golden Rule is known around the world as treat others as you want to be treated, or something similar, and is the norm during the Golden Age upon the earth. The Golden Age, Satyayuga, is called the Golden Age of Humanity. Satya in Sanskrit means to be genuine, sincere, truthful, virtuous, and follow the fundamental truth, and during the time, people did that. Unfortunately, the good times ended around 7,000 BCE, although fortunately, we have crossed the Age of Darkness and are now enjoying the dawn of the Second Age of Dvaparayuga where things will get better. The next Golden Age is technically 6,000 years away, and a way to bring it about sooner, start following the Golden Rule.

The problem with the maxim today is that it is not clear enough. The rule was spread by word of mouth for many thousands of years before being written down, and in that time, it changed. The word ‘treat’ can mean to give another something, but here it is more likely to care for another, but who are the others? Most likely the others are people and not the many creatures of the land, water, and air, that the rule must include for all to live free and happy. It might sound a bit odd to say treat chickens, pigs, and cattle the same way you want to be treated, but that is the case. If I go back to the oldest spiritual text in existence, a text written down before the Age of Darkness for preservation, I find the Golden Rule.

The Two Divinities are divine to attain and sustain devotion to arise divine for righteous actions benefitting all, gain a favorable fortune and the means to direct the Golden Rule of the Golden Age in golden light to all, “Compassion for all creatures that grasp for the breath and cry”.

Lizard with Rocks on the Ground

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