Cow is one of the most venerated animals in Hinduism. Hindus often refer to cows as Gomata, divine mother. Cow Mantra and rituals to worship.

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Lord Murugan, the son of Shiva and Parvati, is a ppoja revered deity of Hindus[ In the Grihashtashram family lifeMaharshi Veda Vyas extolled to Yudhishthar the virtues of human beings, especially Brahmanas, as they play a pivotal role in performing duties to Devas, Pitras, Co- human beings, Bhuta Pranis, Krumi-Keetas insectsPakshis birds and even Asuras.

This divine cow has the capacity to fulfill the very thought of a desire. Shiva was annoyed with this advice related to ih and in fit of rage, banished Nandi to permanently live on earth and help the farmers to produce the extra food crops needed for people to eat every day. They are natural forces embodied in the form of gods. Thus the responsibility of looking after cows is squarely on human beings.

Right from our childhood we are taught to be gentle and caring to cows. Once Kamadenu left the Gods and reached poona ashram of sage Vasishta. There is high nutritional value in all dairy products.

Gopashtami is fairly restricted to the northern part of our country. Every year Gopashtami is celebrated across the nation. One has to tame the raging bulls to win the competition.

Cow Mantra – Rituals & Mantra to Worship Cows, Cow Puja

This is a way of expressing gratitude to the noble creatures that serve us throughout the year. The second day of Pongal is called as Maatu Pongal, on this day the cows are decorated, fed with best food in return for all the things she gives for farmers. Gopashtami falls in the month of Karthika. There is also a funny back-story to the origin of Maatu Pongal, lord Shiva sent his bull Nandi from heaven to the earth to give his message to people that they should have an oil bath every day and eat once a month.


Sushruta Samhita an important Ayurvedic manuscript written over years ago, mentions in its section 45, Sutra verse noand that cow urine is easily digestible, it the functioning of brain, cures cough and colic problems, eczema, leucoderma and numerous other diseases.

Hence offering donations in kind, food or money is always gomarha. One such animal is Kamadenu. Not everyone might rear cows in their own homes, such people can donate to go shalas or feed stray cows on the roads. Vishnu Sahasranamam — Names of Lord Vishnu.

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Each and every product from a cow is beneficial to man. Infants, children and adults all benefit from the products of cow. Cow milk is considered the nearest alternative to human milk for human newborns. The king obeyed the sage and he had a child by the blessings of Kamadenu. On this day cows are decorated beautifully, their horns are sharpened and fed with tasty sugarcanes and succulent grass. The aim of Jalli kattu is not to harm bulls but it is more a game of chivalry.

There are a few things to be done on Gopashtami. Hindus often refer to cows as the mother of earth because they give a lot for the human race. There is nothing wrong in respecting or worshiping all creatures, including cows.

Also worshiping mother Kamadhenu or Cow helps in cleansing them of their sins committed in this birth and the previous one. We should really be worshiping the jn universe as the Gita teaches us.


Although, it is rare to find a temple dedicated to Kamadhenu, Hindus revere Cows as her mortal incarnation. One of the most venerated animals in Hinduism is the cow.

It is often said that if you buy a cow for a poor family they will be highly benefited from it. It brings good fortune to those who worship it. The people also tend to take a parikrama around the cows to protect and take care of all cows. Down south there is a festival that is devoted to celebrating the divine mother like creatures.

Thai Pongal is celebrated with great fervor across Tamilnadu and other southern states. They toiled the land and made them suitable for agriculture.

Cow Mantra is recited in praise of Gomata. Though the current form of the festival is very violent and can injure cows and humans. Sage Vasishta advised King Dilipan to worship Kamadenu as he was childless. On the eight day, Indra realized his mistake, came down and apologized to Krishna. It is said in the Vedas that all Gods, Goddess, including the Trinity has their abode in the cow.

Cow Mantra – Rituals & Mantra to Worship Cows, Gopashtami

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