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sanctity of cattle and the cattle ecology of India

Robert Carle

sanctity of cattle and the cattle ecology of India

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Published by Dept. of Geography, Syracuse University in Syracuse, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Cattle -- Religious aspects -- Hinduism.,
    • Cattle -- Ecology -- India.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert Carle.
      SeriesDiscussion paper / Department of Geography, Syracuse University,, no. 65, Discussion paper (Syracuse University. Dept. of Geography) ;, no. 65.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL1215.C7 C37 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination31 leaves ;
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3850142M
      LC Control Number81167948

      (Translation by Ralph Griffith). Verse 29 of hymn 1 in Book X of Atharva Veda forbids cow slaughter in the following words: " The slaughter of an innocent, O Kritya, is an awful deed, Slay not cow, horse, or man of ours." Hyman 10 in the same book is a rapturous glorification of the cow: "


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