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Sacred Cow 1100 Words You Need Week 39 Day 1

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Sacred Cow 1100 Words You Need Week 39 Day 1

Sacred Cow 1100 Words You Need Week 39 Day 1

a belief, custom, etc. with impunity that cannot be criticized or questioned, something which is above criticism, beyond criticism, unquestionable, indisputable, incontrovertible, inviolable

Hindus do not consider the cow to be a god and they do not worship it. Hindus, however, are vegetarians and they consider the cow to be a sacred symbol of life (i.e., sacred cow) that should be protected and revered. In the Vedas, the oldest of the Hindu scriptures, the cow is associated with Aditi, the mother of all the gods. Hindu imagery often pictures a pretty cow — usually white — garlanded with flowers as a sign of the faith’s special reverence. Hindus even have a “cow holiday” called Gopastami (this year on Nov. 19) when all cows — even the ones left to wander through busy streets and rural villages — are washed and dressed with flowers. To harm a cow or kill a cow — especially for food — is considered taboo by most Hindus.

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Antonyms: reprehensible, blameworthy


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