Sacred Cow

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Of all creatures, the cow is given a special place in Hindu Indian religious tradition: ‘I speak to those who are aware: do not harm the cow, for in so doing, you are harming the earth and the whole of humanity.’ Rig Veda 8.101.15 Despite the veneration bestowed on...
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Ancient myths link us to past ages where cattle were venerated

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Ancient peoples linked cattle, fertility and abundance. This was reflected in their spiritual practices, and in many parts of the world people worshipped a Cow Goddess or a goddess who protected cows. Hathor, the Egyptian Goddess, was known as the gentle cow of heaven. She was said to give...
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The cost of Ahimsa milk

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The Ahimsa Dairy Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to providing organic milk from cows who will never face slaughter. Instead when their milking days are over they are retired to a sanctuary where they can spend the rest of their days relaxing in the fields until they pass...
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