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FIVE FOLD MORAL CULTURE

  • Each person must live by the earnings made through his or her own mental or physical labor.

  • Our method of living should not cause any suffering to the body or mind of any person.

  • One should not kill any living being for food.

  • One must have the utmost respect for the possessions and freedom of others and help to protect them.

  • One must cultivate loving kindness and strive to alleviate the miseries of others to the extent possible.


Each person must live by the earnings made through his or her own mental or physical labor.

There should simply not be any question of taking another personís possessions.  Everyone has his needs.  If he cannot fulfill these by this own earning, it becomes necessary for them to make use of someone elseís hard-earned possessions.  If this is allowed, eventually human life will start resembling animal life.

Animals do not have the capacity to produce the food stuff that they need to satisfy hunger.  Most of them therefore depend for their food on killing and eating other animals. If mankind does not follow the noble moral culture of living on oneís own earnings, our lifestyle will become cruel like that of animals.  Just imagine, whenever a carnivorous animal becomes hungry it is obliged to do four deeds, namely

  1. Torturing another living being

  2. Killing it

  3. Violently claiming its body as food and

  4. Destroying its freedom to live.

Since these crimes cause pain and suffering to living beings, they are called sinful deeds when committed by a human beings.

Every thought and action by a living being gets shrunk and compressed by the Almighty self-compressive surrounding pressure, and stored in the form of waves in its Genetic Center.  When circumstances are appropriate, these concentrated waves blossom again into actions and thoughts.  This sets the pattern for the four evils mentioned above to form the way of living for animals.  These four patterns of action have become the character of the Genetic Centre of every carnivorous member of the animal kingdom. As mankind has evolved from ancestors, these crimes also characterize the human Genetic Centre, which determines the way we lead our lives. This is why the aforesaid four sinful tendencies have become natural to mankind and are continuing through heredity. If you look at the criminal codes and laws all over the world, you will that the actions identified as crimes through history can all be described as one of these four types. To avoid committing these four offences and change his characterized four actions and thoughts, man must work hard, using his body and mind, to make his way of life divine.

Our method of living should not cause any suffering to the body or mind of any person.

The divine law is such that Nature is never the cause of suffering; only man creates all pains and miseries. Only the injustices perpetrated by mankind are responsible for all the suffering now prevailing in the world. Therefore, if every person decides to abide by this principle of not causing pain to anyone else, would society not live in peace.

One should not kill any living being for food.

We have considered this point and its effects already under the First Principle of this  Code, above. It is enough if recall what has been said.

One must have the utmost respect for the possessions and freedom of others and help to protect  them.

We do not need a great deal of explanation for this statement. This code of conduct is absolutely to remove from the human society the growing tendency of exploiting others in various ways.

One must cultivate loving kindness and strive to alleviate the miseries of others to the extent possible.

Society as a whole is able to function only with the labor of all and cooperation and help from everyone.  This is essential. This noble way of living will bring happiness to all.

To sum up, I suggest that all adults and thinkers should endeavor realize the benefits of this Five-fold moral culture and begin to sincerely follow it in life.  It will be a good idea for all to take a vow that they will follow this five-fold code of conduct in life.  Let the intellectuals assume the duty of spreading the merits of the code among the general public.

Let its implementation be considered a sacred human obligation.

May The Whole World Enjoy Peace, Happiness & Prosperity

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