The Atharva Veda through its verse - Apastvam Dhukshe Prathama Urvara Apara Vashe, Tritiyam Rashtram Dhukshoanna Ksheram Vashe Tvam talks about the 3-tier developmental attributes of Mother Cow as donor of healthy milk, sustainer of agriculture and provider of strong backbone to the Nation.
Shri Ashutosh Maharaj Ji, founder of Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan (DJJS) is reviving the same age old cultural practice of cattle rearing and worship of cow as Mother with the exceptional focus on the social, economic and environmental benefits of Indigenous Breeds of Cows through Kamdhenu – the Indian Cow Breed Improvement & Conservation Program of DJJS.
In the same context, Gau katha is also organized in Kaithal, Haryana from 16 September 2015 to 20 September 2015. The spiritual orator of the program, disciple of our revered Gurudev- Sadhvi Saumya Bharti Ji beautifully depicted the divine connection between cows and the spirituality. This Gau Katha was successful in awakening the audience towards the importance and benefits this world can derive from the cows and making them realize their duty towards Goddess cow.
Lamp Lightening session and other puja rituals done by the Chief Guests Kulwant Bajigar (MLA), Guhana, Cheeka, Ramesh Chand Garg (Pardhan, Aggarwal Dharamshala), Mange Ram Aggarwal (Pardhan, Aggarwal Dharamshala), Sanjeev Uppadhay (Principal, Jai Vidhya School), Isha Devi (Pardhan, Vishnu Sankirtan Mandli) were the highlight of the program as it left an indelible mark on people’s mind.
Sadhvi Saumya Bharti Ji explained that millions of Hindus revere and worship cows. Hinduism is a religion that raises the status of Mother to the level of Goddess. Therefore, the cow is considered a sacred animal, as it provides us life sustaining milk.
The cow is seen as a maternal figure, a care taker of her people. The cow is a symbol of the divine bounty of earth and hence must be protected and cared for.