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- Donate money to a cowshed, feed the cow green grass and bread
Thursday, November 12 is Gauvats Dwadashi and Dhanteras will also be celebrated on this day. Along with Dhanvantari and Lakshmi, worship cow and its calves on Thursday. Gauvatsa Dwadashi is a festival to pay reverence to the cow. According to Pt. Manish Sharma, Jyotishacharya of Ujjain, cow is considered to be the abode of all deities.
In Hinduism, animals are also respected like deities. Elephant, cow, squirrel, monkey, lion, rat, peacock etc. are all vehicles of some deity. In all these, the importance of cow is very high.
Gaumata is special favorite to Shri Krishna
Lord Krishna had a special love for Gaumata. He reared and reared cows in Vrindavan for many years. For this reason, Shri Krishna is also known as Gopal. Gopal means one who follows a cow. Along with Shri Krishna, the idol of Gaumata should also be worshiped.
Panchagavya is healthy
Not only cow’s milk, ghee made from milk, curd and cow’s urine, cow dung are also rich in medicinal properties. Panchagavya which is made by mixing cow’s milk, curd, ghee, cow urine and cow dung together. This Panchagavya is healthy. It can be consumed in consultation with a specialist doctor.
Cow should be given bread daily
Whenever food is prepared every morning and evening, at least one bread should be taken out separately for the cow. Those who follow this tradition have special blessings of Annapurna, the goddess of food.
Should donate money in a cowshed
Today, it is not possible for everyone to follow the cow. Not everyone can even cow. In such a situation, according to their power, the money should be donated in a cow shed. Feed green grass to a cow. You can feed home made bread. Keep in mind that the cow should not feed stale bread.