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Seminar on mother cow and Panchagavya

Go means Cow. Go-Seva means service to cows.

Panchagavya: The five basic products which we get from Cows are called Panchagavya. They are the Milk, the Curd, the Ghee, the Dung and the Urine of the Cow. These elements have the power to cure many diseases. It actually balances the three dosas or faults or ailments in the body i.e., bile, air, and mucus (pitta, vata, kapha). The medicines are the combination of these five basic elements and other medicinal herbs.

Vedas (scriptures) are the source of Indian culture. Vedas are eternal. Ayurveda is the branch of Vedas, which deals with holistic aspects of health. Health means physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing too. In Ayurveda the importance of cow and its products are described in great detail.

Cow, as 'Kamdhenu' is the fulfiller of all desires. "matrah sarva bhutanam, gavah sarv sukh prada", Meaning, the cow being mother of all living entities gives all pleasures to everyone. Amongst urines, cow urine is best. In Ayurveda where ever urine is mentioned, it is to be understood as cow urine. Statements of scriptures confirm this. Cow is our mother and we are her children. Therefore cow urine is beneficial. Cows have symbiotic relationship with human beings. There are seven mothers listed in scriptures. They are…

adau mata guru-patni, brahmani raja-patnika
dhenur dhatri tatha prthvi saptaita matarah

Meaning: Real mother and guru-patni, the wife of spiritual master or teacher. brahmani, the wife of a brahmana, and raja-patnika, the queen. Dhenu, the cow, dhatri, nurse, as well as the earth. Earth is mother because she is giving us so many things, fruits, flowers, grains for our eating. Mother gives for eating and also milk, cow gives us milk. So cow is also one of our mothers. These seven are our mothers.

All the demigods reside in the body of a Cow. She is receiver of the auspicious rays from all heavenly constellations. Thus she contains influences of all constellations. Wherever there is a cow, there is influence of all heavenly constellations; blessings of all gods. Cow is the only divine living being that has a Surya Ketu Nadi (vein connected to sun) passing through her backbone. Therefore the cow's milk, butter and ghee have golden hue. This is because Surya ketu Nadi, on interaction with solar rays produces gold salts in her blood. These salts are present in the cow's milk and cow's other bodily fluids which miraculously cures many diseases.

yatvagasthi gatam papam dehe tishthti mamke
prasnat panchgavyasya dahasagnirivendhnam

Meaning : From skin to bones, what ever sins (diseases) are in my body, are destroyed by panchagavya just as fire destroys fuel.

There are two forms of Cow Urine. One is called Go-Ark (Cow Urine Distillate) Cow urine is boiled and the vapor is collected (process is called distillation) to make cow urine distillate for oral intake. Then the other form of it is Ganavati or the tablet form. We are going to deal mainly with cow urine in this seminar. In ancient days in India people were using Panchgavya products as medicines, but now it is unknown to most of the population.

Mostly this is used to reduce the cholesterol in the blood and to decrease the excess weight. It can be easily given to children in cough and other diseases. In homes it can be prepared even by using a pressure cooker. Removing whistle part of cooker and attach a tube there (coil the tube 3-4 times to cool the vapor down). It can be prepared using a kettle nozzle for outlet of vapor. Then the vapor should be taken through tube to the collection pot.

There are two US Patents (researched and authorized by US Government) on Gomutra Ark (Cow Urine Distillate)

  • US Patent No. 1 = 6410059 25-06-2002
  • US Patent No. 2 = 6896907 24-05-2005

In Ayurveda (Medical Science of scriptures) it is said that the main cause of disease is the imbalance of three elements Air (Vata), Bile (Pitta), Mucous (kapha). Cow urine balances these three elements, 'Samya dosharogata' meaning when three elements are balanced there are no diseases.

Cow urine is antifungal, antibacterial, antibiotic, antiallergic, antimicrobial, etc.

Cow urine also works in a wonderful way to recuperate dead cells, especially the cancerous cells. So it is used in the treatment of cancer also.

People who are having pitta problem (imbalance of secretion of bile marked by heat body and having acidic problems), they can take cow urine in a less quantity mixed with eight times water and others can take in a higher quantity mixed with 2-4 times water.

High Fever: Two – ten drops of Gomutra Ark every one and half an hour for high fever treatment line. And also massage of soles of the feet by luke warm ghee, you have to massage with a small round bottomed bowl (cup) (katori).

Nasal Congestion: If you have nasal congestion, then you can take luke warm ghee two drops and put it in the nostril, and also massage the soles of the feet by luke warm ghee (2-3 drops), you have to massage with a small round-bottomed bowl (katori).

Asthma: You add two pinches of turmeric powder in 10-15 ml of Go-Ark and add 40 ml of water and take 15 to 30 minutes before breakfast. It should be taken continuously for seven days. If the symptom persists then one should take twice in a week. Please avoid potato, chilled water and ice cream.

Hypertension: For hypertension and depression you can apply two drops of luke warm ghee in the naval (stomach) hole (nabhi), massage it and two drops in the soles of the feet massaged by small round-bottomed bowl (cup), and one drop each in the nostrils. This is also very effective medicine for sinus, other nasal problems like common cold and even for hair fall (loss of hair on the head) too. This will also help you in sound sleep. You can use Go-Ark simultaneously 10-15 ml with 40 ml water every morning on empty stomach.

Blood Pressure: The medicine for either HIGH BP or LOW BP is very simple. You have to just show some love to the cow by rubbing on the back of the cow for five to ten minutes. It will balance both HIGH BP and/or LOW BP. You can also take out some hairs from the body of the cow by combing it and make a small ball out of it and roll the ball for 5-10 minutes in your palms then also the same effect will be there. You can keep the ball for a long time. (This is actually experimented and proved)

Acidity: For acidity simple and sweet medicine is "Rasagolla", a sweet prepared from the cow's milk (only the thick portion by separating the water-part by adding citric acid or lemon to the boiling milk and filtering. Then it is squeezed and made into small balls and boiled in sugar water for some time). This is an effective medicine for acidity.

Reduce Body weight: You have to take 10-20 ml of Gomutra Ark plus 5 ml of honey early in the morning i.e. 15-20 minutes before bath. You can also try another method as stated in Ayurveda, i.e. take 4 pinches of brown rice (unpolished rice) with water early in the morning to reduce cholesterol levels.

Diabetes: You have to take 10-20 ml of Gomutra Ark in the empty stomach in the morning and 1 hour after your meals in the night i.e. before bed. Avoid sweets and curd.

Jaundice: Go-Ark with ayurvedic medicine called kutki is very beneficial. Take 3-4 pinches of kutki and 4 teaspoons of Go-Ark, mix it and take half an hour before breakfast in the morning and half an hour after dinner in the night for a total of 21 days. Then you can take thrice in a week.

Diarrhea: First you can take banana added with curd and also flat rice. (All these items are for constipation. So it will stop diarrhea.) After that you can take 10-15 drops of Go-Ark with 40 ml water.

Blood Purification: You have to take two tablets of Ganavati (cow urine in tablet form) in the morning in empty stomach and at two tablets at bed time. This should be continued for 15 days and then you can take alternative days. So totally it should come for 45 days as 1 box contains 120 tablets.

Piles: For piles you have to take one glass of luke warm milk and add half lemon in it stir and take in the early morning. This is very best medicine for piles.

Improving Energy Levels: You add little honey to one glass of luke warm milk, then it will improve your energy levels.

Gastric Problems: Take some Tulsi leaves (sacred basil plant's leaf) and one pinch of turmeric and mix them and eat then your gastric problems will be over.

Cow Dung: Cow dung is very helpful for relieving pains. Take some cow dung and heat it and apply when it is warm in the paining area for about 20-30 minutes and the pain will disappear.  It is used in the treatment of diseases like Rheumatism, Arthritis etc.  If you can't find cow dung then you can use "Angamardanam Tailam"   available in Radha Govinda Goshala.  Else you can take the extract of Cow Dung and mix it with mustard oil and heat it thoroughly and you can keep this for one year in an air tight container.

Foreign Cows: If the cow is medically fit then we can use it. But the Indian pure breed cows have immunology power from 90% to 98% but other mixed breed cows are under 40%. In foreign countries also we can get pure breed Indian cows. One of the symptoms of pure breed is that it has a beautiful hump on its back and the other is that it has a long hanging neck, it comes in a single color and not with mixed colors.

Note: For best effects use only products taken from indigenous cows (Pure Indian Breed Cows). It is available in all parts of the world.If pure Indian Breed cows are not available, then you can use the products of other cows.

Immunology power of animals

  1. First preference is Pure Indian Breed Cows which has more than 90 % to 98 % immunology power grown in a natural atmosphere. It can come up to 103% also.
  2. Second preference is the same as above, but had been grown up in city atmosphere like the cow protection farm, Goshala etc.
  3. Third is buffalo.
  4. Fourth is Jersey cow (mixed breed which are seen widely all over the world) which has 35-37 % immunity power.
  5. Fifth are other animals like goats etc.

The above research data is the reason why we use only indigenous cows for taking medicines. But we have to adjust to the situation where we live. There is a saying, "something is better than nothing", so if we don't have pure breed cows then we can use the cows we have or from the cow farm.

Some general tips for health

The reason for many health problems is improper digestion.

  • Drink water only one hour after and before of meals (at least half an hour). One should not take water during meals. If at all one wants to take, he can take about 50-70ml maximum and sip it and not drink (the whole at one gulp) it during meals.
  • This is because in our stomach there is digestive fire. If we drink water then it becomes low or extinguished especially while taking meals. So the food we take will not digest or takes a long time to digest because the fire has to be kindled again.
  • The acids which are prepared in the digestive system are diluted by water and hence the digestion slows down. (For example, the hydrochloric acid)
  • One should chew the food thoroughly and intake it for easy digestion.
  • It is said that "one should chew the liquids and drink the solids". The explanation is that one should not take the liquids like juices, in whole gulp, but sip it little by little (as it happens even while we pass water, it takes its own time, body takes it own time to absorb and let out things) and the solids should be thoroughly chewed and mixed with saliva and then taken inside, because digestion process starts with saliva in our mouth.
  • One may take more of juices like lemon juice, butter milk, (maximum of 150 ml) because it aids digestion during meals.
  • One should not take cold drinks or ice creams during meals.
  • One should not sleep immediately after the meals, if at all one wants to take rest there should be a minimum of three or two (at least) hours difference. This is because if we sleep then it is like we are giving work to our digestive system and going to sleep. Digestion will not happen or it will happen after long time (it will become slow).
  • For proper digestion drink a glass of luke warm milk with one spoon of cow's ghee two hours before bed. This will make proper your digestion. (minimum one hour). If you drink milk and go to bed immediately then it creates constipation and gastric problem.
  • Eating in between meals also is not good for digestion.
  • Taking rest in the day should be made nil or very short.
  • If you have constipation problem then take more fibrous foods like boiled vegetables, fruits, etc., so that it will be easy for digestion and bowel movements.
  • It is also beneficial to take Go-Ark regularly to regularize the bowel movements.
  • If you do over eating, and sleep over timings and eat more curd, then it will cause problems, it is not good for you. This is a sloka / verse in Ayurveda.

For more details regarding the scientific details of Panchagavya medicines you can visit the website www.hkrl.com/cowurine.html

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