‘Cows can marry’ and other fascinating bovine facts from India
The cows at the Moooo! Bar have just come back from India, where we were seeking opportunities for expansion. Turns out that India is a very fertile ground for a Moooo! Bar franchise! Here are some things we learned about the sacred cows there….
You’ve heard about India’s sacred cow, the Mother of Civilization, a gift from God that has become a part of Indian iconography, religion and culture. The cow protection movement began in 1882, and ended the slaughter of the animals in what was then British India. The cow is revered because it is unique in that it offers five products to humans — milk, curds, ghee butter, urine and dung — all of which are useful to everyday life in India. In addition, the beast of burden has traditionally been used to help plow the fields and pull carts for transportation. If you’re one of those people who likes to dress up your dog, or cat, or buy them their own kotatsu, then we can only imagine what you’d do for a pet cow if you had one! You’ll have no problem understanding the high regard Indians place on…
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