ONE SET OF CODES: – Most religions have similar set of codes.

Ten CommandmentsBuddha’s PreceptsHinduism
Thou shall not killAbstain from killingThe following quote from the Bhagavad-Gita in many ways resembles the 10 commandments and the Buddha’s Precepts
Thou shall not stealAbstain from stealingFearlessness, Purification of One’s existence, Cultivation
Thou shall not commit adulteryAbstain from adulteryOf spiritual knowledge, Charity, Self Control,
Thou shall not bear false witnessAbstain from lyingPerformance of sacrifice, study of scriptures, Austerity and
Thou shall not take the name of the Lord in vainAbstain from slander (in- sult)Simplicity, non-violence, Truthfulness, Freedom from
Thou shall not covet thy neighbor’s houseDo not covet (desire or want) other’s propertyAnger, Renunciation, Tran- quility, Aversion to fault
Thou shall have no other Gods before meDo not speak harshlyFinding, Compassion and Freedom from covetous- ness,
Thou shall not make unto thee any Graven imageDo not engage in idle talksGentleness, Modesty and steady determination,
Honor thy father and motherDo not show hatredVigor, Forgiveness, Forti- tude, Cleanliness, Freedom from
Remember the Sabbath day and keep it HolyThink righteouslyEnvy, and the passion for honor.