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Chapter 5 Class 6 History - The Age of Vedas

An animal held sacred



Answer to be written in the exam:



  • The cow was considered to be a symbol of wealth, fertility, and maternal love , and it played a central role in Vedic rituals and sacrifices.

  • Cows were also used for milk, butter, and other dairy products , and their dung was used as fuel for cooking and heating.

  • The Vedic texts, such as the Rigveda, contain numerous hymns and prayers in praise of the cow and its importance in Vedic society.

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