Why Are Cows Holy in India?

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Hindus believe that a cow is a symbol of Goddess Lakshmi who represents good fortune. Hindus treat cows with reverence and gratitude because of all the benefits they provide i.e. a cow is a source of nutrition providing milk, butter etc. A cow is considered equivalent to one's Mother or Goddess.
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