World Religions

World Faith  – Family

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Symbol of Islam: Crescent Moon and StarOur Lord, grant us of our wives and children the delight of our eyes, and make us a model for the righteous.

Islam, the Holy Qur’an, 25:75

Symbol of Islam: Crescent Moon and StarWhatever a man spends on himself and his family, anticipating a reward from Allah, will be rewarded to him by Allah Almighty. He should begin with those whose support is his responsibility. If there is something left over, he should spend it on his next nearest relative and then the next nearest. If there is still something left over, he can give it away.

Islam, Saying of the Holy Prophet (sa), Al-Adab al-Mufrad

Symbol of Islam: Crescent Moon and StarTherefore during the salat pray for deliverance from the calamities of the here and the hereafter, and that your end may be good. Pray also for your wives and children. Be good and shun all evil.

Islam, the Promised Messiah (as) Essence of Islam – Vol.  II, p. 305-306

Symbol of Judaism: The Star of DavidYour wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house;

your children will be like olive shoots around your table.

Judaism, The Tanakh, Psalm 128:3

And whoever does not provide for relatives, and especially for family members, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

Christianity, The Bible, 1 Timothy 5:8

Symbol of Buddhism: Dharmachakra, the eight-spoked wheelSupporting one’s father and mother, cherishing wife and children and a peaceful occupation; this is the greatest blessing.

Buddhism, Sutta Nipata 262

May in this family discipline overcome indiscipline, peace discord, charity miserliness, devotion arrogance, the truth [overcome] spoken word the false spoken word which destroys the holy order.

Zoroastrianism, Avesta, Yasna 60.5

There are five relations of utmost importance under Heaven…between prince and minister; between father and son; between husband and wife; between elder and younger brothers; and between friends.

Confucianism, Doctrine of the Mean 20.8