Why should we worship Gau Mata on Govardhan Puja?? In Hindu mythology, Gau or cow is considered as the mother of all Hindus, in fact, all human beings. Nowhere in the Shastras is the cow termed as an animal. The sacred Cow is treated equally as any other deity in Hinduism. On another hand, the cow is considered as home to all 33 crore deities. Ganga, the purest river deity as per Hindus, believed to reside in the urine of cow. Lakshmi, the most favoured deity of Hindus, is believed to reside in cowrsquo;s dung. With this, one can imagine the importance of cows in Hinduism. There are six reasons why one should worship the holy cow on Govardhan day: To get rid of sins of your past: One should worship Gau Mata if he/she wants to get rid of their sins. Worshipping cows can free you from all your sins of this life and past lives. To remove poverty: If one wants to be rich and earn a lot of money in your life, you should worship cow on this Govardhan Puja. Suffering from health disorder: Worshiping cows this Govardhan can make your life better if you are suffering from any health disorder. To get comfort and riches: Worshipping a cow can fulfil all the desires and wishes you ever wanted in your life. Child to the childless couples:Worshiping a cow is the boon for childless couples. Gives strength to overcome enemies: Cows give you the strength to overcome difficulties, miseries and fight the enemy.