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India: Digital version of historian D.N.Jha’s myth busting book on beef eating by Hindus and Buddhists in ancient times

25 March

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In The Myth Of The Holy Cow, the author reveals that in ancient times, Hindus and Buddhists ate beef. According to him, the cow earned its status as the holy animal of Hinduism only in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The book states that hindus regularly used cows both as part of dietary traditions and as offerings to God.

The Myth Of the Holy Cow | D.N. Jha
he Myth Of The Holy Cow presents D. N. Jha’s research on the prevalence of beef-eating practices in ancient India, shattering the perception of sanctity that has been associated with the cow in India.
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