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How Cow seen a sacred in various religions across the world


Cow in various religions

Cow are considered sacred in various world religions, most notably Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Zoroastrianism as well as the religions of Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, and Ancient Rome.

Hinduism:- In Hinduism, the cow is a symbol of wealth, strength, abundance, selfless giving and a full Earthly life.

Zoroastriantism:- The term “geush urva” means the spirit of the cow and is interpreted as the soul of the earth. In the Ahunavaiti Gatha, Zarathustra (or Zoroaster) accuses some of his co-religionists of abusing the cow. The 9th chapter of the Vendidad of the Avesta expounds the purificatory power of cow urine. It is declared to be a panacea for all bodily and moral evils.

Ancient Egypt:- The ancient Egyptians sacrificed animals, but not the cow because it was sacred to goddess Hathor, and also due to the contemporary Greek myth of Io, who had the form of a cow.

Importance of Cow Urine:-
1) It removes blood abnormalities and toxins, Natural stimulant of urinary track, activates kidneys and it is diuretic.
2) Australian University had conducted a research ion Cow Urine and has agreed that Cow Urine can be as a remedy for dangerous desease like ‘Cancer’.
3) Maintains balance and helps in production of red blood cells & haemoglobin. Stabilises working power.
4) Certain poisons can be refined and purified if soaked in gomutra for 3 days. For example, Dhatura (Dhatura metel) seeds (with shell peeled off) are considered purified after soaking in gomutra for 12 hours.
5) Electric currents (rays) which are present in the environment keep our body healthy. These rays in form of extremely small currents enter our body through Copper in our body. We get Copper from cow urine. To attract these electric waves is quality of Copper.

Cow Dung:-
Cows are also thought to be cleansers and sanctifiers. The cow-dung is an efficacious disinfectant and often used as fuel in lieu of firewood. In the scriptures, we find the sage Vyasa saying that cows are the most efficacious cleansers of all.

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