Forty Two Commandments of GrandMother Sun
1} I will not kill, nor bid any others to kill.
2} I will not commit adultery or rape.
3} I will not avenge myself, nor fan my rage.
I will not bring terror to the people.
4} I live in peace & nonviolence; in harmony & respect.
5} I will not assault another, nor cause them pain.
I will not cause misery for others.
6} I live to bring joy & enlightenment to myself and all others.
7} I will not harm another human, nor any animals.
8} I will not bring about the shedding of tears.
9} I will not wrong the people, nor bear them evil intent.
10} I will not steal nor take that which does not belong to me.
I will not deprive anyone of that which is rightfully theirs.
11} I will not take more than my share of food or neccessities.
12} I will not damage the fields, crops, trees or forests.
13} I live to further the integrity of all our family and ancestors.
14} I will not bear false witness, nor support false allegations.
15} I will not lie, nor speak falsely to the hurt of another.
16} I will not use fiery words, nor stir up damaging strife.
I will not deceive others, in word or action, in order to hurt them.
(I will not act guilefully).
17} I will not speak scornfully of others.
18} I will not eavesdrop on others.
19} I will not ignore the words of truth, or the lessons of nature.
(I will not close my ears to the truth.)
20} My body is one with the Sun, listening always to the truth.
21} I will not judge anyone hastily or harshly.
22} I will not disrespect the sacred places.
23} I will do no wrong to workers or prisoners.
24} I will not be angry without good reason.
25} I will not hinder the flow of running water.
I will do no harm to our ocean womb.
26} I will not pollute the water or the land.
27} I always ask permission of nature; guidance in all my actions.
28} I will not speak disrespectfully of our ancestors.
29} I will not despise our sacred heritage.
30} I will not plunder our spiritual or community houses.
31} I will not give to excess, nor less than is due.
32} I will not covet my neighbor's goods.
33} I will not steal from, nor disrespect, the shrines of the
34} I will remember and observe the holy days.
35} I will not take food from the mouths of children.
36} I will not interfere with cultural or sacred traditions.
Every day I will give the best of myself; and grow in my
37} I will not slaughter Earth's sacred animals.
I love our animal relations as my own family.
38} I will not act unconsciously, or with insolence.
39} I will not be unduly proud, nor act with arrogance.
40} I will not magnify my condition beyond what is appropriate.
41} I will not harm or pollute myself.
I will never shut off my body; ignore divine sensation and reason.
42} I will obey the just laws, and not turn against my people.