The Divine cow- Kapila cow.

In every aspect, including biodiversity, India is blessed with a high degree of variety. With 40 races in various areas of the nation, the variety of Indian cow breeds is fairly great. The Kapila cow is a rare Indian cow breed found in Dakshina Karnataka and Kasaragod. According to Hindu tradition, this breed was named after the Great Sage Kapila Maharshi, who used to raise them. In terms of spiritual worth, the Kapila cow is the most revered breed, and its products are regarded as the holiest of all cow products for ceremonies. The Golden Kapila is a Kapila breed variety that is hailed as the most prized cow for adoration.

Kapila cow, Pasuthai Bangalore

Kapila cow, Pasuthai Bangalore

These cows have a golden hide with a gleaming texture, golden eyes, and golden horns. nose. For Lord Sri Venkateshwara’s daily abhishekam, temples like Tirupati Thirumala use milk from the Kapila cow. The Kapila cow has been domesticated by Brahmins in its native land for generations. These cows are modest in stature, standing around 83 cm tall on average. The Kapila cow produces less milk, just 1.5 liters per day at most. However, the milk of this breed is known to include A2 type ß casein (designated as A2 type milk), which is capable of preventing or avoiding numerous growth abnormalities, including autism, as well as other ailments such as type 1 diabetes, certain heart disorders, and irritable bowel syndrome. This milk is also recognized to have enhanced healing qualities for a variety of ailments.

Kapila cow, Pasuthai Bangalore

Kapila cow, Pasuthai Bangalore

The majority of illnesses are resistant to this breed. Cattle are being affected. The horns of the Kapila cow offer therapeutic benefits in addition to milk. According to ancient literature and traditional healers, a compound called “Go-Archana” found in the horns of the Kapila cow has special therapeutic properties. Surprisingly, Mother Nature makes harvesting the horns of Kapila cows simple, as these cows shed their horns willingly every year!

Kapila cow, Pasuthai Bangalore

Kapila cow, Pasuthai Bangalore

Despite these benefits, the Kapila breed population and domestication are on the decline today as a result of urbanization, disappearing pasture lands, the introduction of modern high-yielding cow breeds, and their promotion by the Animal Husbandry Department, cross-breeding with other highmilk-producing breeds, and other factors. Given the outstanding attributes of Kapila cow’s milk and the fact that its population is declining, There is a pressing need to protect and perpetuate this rare breed of cow in the future. Few organizations, such as Mangaluru’s Om Prakruthi Dhama Trust, Shimoga’s Sree Ramachandrapura Mutt, Kinnigoli’s Sri Shaktidarshan Yogashram, and others, deserve the highest level of praise for their dedication to the conservation and promotion of this rare cow breed. At Meenavada, near Anand, Gujarat, we are happy to have a specialized research center for Kapila cows named the Kapila Cattle Research Center. Let us wish for the greatest results in the breeding, research, and development of this breed in the next years, as well as a long and healthy life for all.

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Cow dung, Milk and cow urine of Kapila cow have also been used in our products like PanchagavyaAgnihastraArks, and Organic Cow Dung Cake

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