Cow Donation (Gau Dan)

'Gau' means cow and Daan means donation. Cow has a great importance in Hindu religion.

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'Gau' means cow and Daan means donation. Cow has a great importance in Hindu religion. Since ancient times cows have been donated by kings and other people to Brahmins and others. Although it can be donated any time, but it is believed that at least one cow must be donated in one man's life time.

The benefits of donating a cow are simply endless. There is no other donation comparable to donation of a cow in this world. 

Benefits / Purpose of Cow donation:
1. Paap Dhenu Daan: to get rid off sins.
2. 
Karj Mukti Dhenu Daan: freedom from debts
3. 
Moksha Dhenu Daan: for Moksha (enlightenment)
4. Prayaschit Dhenu Daan: for seeking forgiveness
5. 
Vaitarni Dhenu Daan: Cow donation during the last days of a person's life for Moksha (enlightenment).
6. It helps in making a person pure and helps him in attaining the highest state of eternal bliss.
7. It is said that the Sun, Moon, Varuna, Agni, Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva salute the person who donates cow benevolently.

Special dates for Cow donation:
1. Vijaya Ekadashi: 25-Feb-2014

2. Amlaki Ekadashi: Phalguna Shukla Paksha Ekadashi is known as Amalaki Ekadashi. Amalaki Ekadashi falls between Maha Shivaratri and Holi.
    Date: 12-March-2014

3. Paapmochani Ekadashi: Ekadashi which comes between Holika Dahan and Chaitra Navratri is known as Papmochani Ekadashi. It falls before Yugadi and it is the last Ekadashi of the year. 
    Date: 27-March-2014

4. Kamada Ekadashi: Chaitra Shukla Paksha Ekadashi is known as Kamada Ekadashi. It is next Ekadashi after Chaitra Navrati and Rama Navami.
    Date: 11-April-2014

5. Varuthini Ekadashi: Varuthini Ekadashi is observed during Krishna Paksha of Vaishakha month according to North Indian Purnimant calendar and Krishna Paksha of Chaitra month according to South Indian Amavasyant calendar. However both North Indian and South Indian observe it on the same day.
    Date: 25-April-2014

6. Vaishak Govratam: It is recommended not to consume salt, use flowers and any other fragrant products on this day.
   
Dates: 16-April to 14-May-2014

7. 
Go Padam Vrat: Comes on Aashan Guru Purnima, Shukla Paksha Astami, Ekdashi (11th day) and Dwadashi (12th day) of Krishna and Shukla Pakshas.
    
Dates: 23-24 June, 6,8,9,12-July-2014

8. 
Bhul Chaturthi Vrat: Comes on Bhadrapad Krishna Chaturthi.
    
Date: 14-August-2014

9. 
Kapili Sashti: Bhadrapad Krishna Chatha (6th day of Bhadrapad). It comes once in 60 years. Kapila sashti happens only when all the below auspicious timings coincide on the same day: 
Surya is in Singh Rashi, VyatiPata Yoga, Tuesday and Rohini Nakshatra.
Kapila Sashti Date: not coming in this year.

Else, it is called as Haldar Sashti
Date: 16-August-2014

10. Gau Triratra Vrat: Bhadrapad Shukla for 3 days (from 13th till 15th day of Bhadrapad Shukla)
    
Dates: 7,8,9 September-2014

11. Gau Navratri: Kartik Shukla (for 9 days)
    Dates: 24-October till 1-November-2014

12. Gopa Ashtami: It comes on the 8th day of Gau Navratri, it was the first day when Lord Krishna went to graze cows. Also, Kamdhenu cow originated from Samudra Manthan (churning of the ocean) on this day.
    Date: 31-October-2014

13. Vaitarni Ekadashi: It comes in Magsar month on Shukla Ekadashi (11th day)
     Date: 3-November-2014

14. Gau Vatsa Dwadashi: Kartika Krishna Dwadashi (12th day), it is one day before Dhanteras festival.
    Date: 20-October-2014

We have extended our service to 90 Goshalas (protective shelters for cows) / needy people, in the state of Rajasthan.

As per the rituals, a cow along with a rope, bucket, milk, food, & clothes are donated. The photos will be sent to you through courier. Please mention your birth details (name, date, time, place) at checkout. This is a individual Puja (you may do puja on individual name or include your near and dear ones in the puja). You will be provided with the contact no. of the priest, to call during the Sankalpa/Puja. Know more about our exclusive Puja Services

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