This will be a story in photos of one particular cow, on one particular day, in one particular place, ….
But first, just a few words in general about cows and India.
Cows are everywhere in India. It would not be India without cows. Cows roam the streets, walk on main highways, pop in to have lunch in restaurants, stroll through open shops, take naps in the middle of the street…there is no place where you will not find the cows. The amount of photos of cows I have is exceeded only by the amount of photos of monkeys that I have! 🙂
Some cows seem mean
Some are regal
Some are motherly and loving
Some are just an integral part of the scenery
But this cow seemed to enjoy the energies along the Ganga, and to enjoy interacting with those who had come for prayer and devotion, or just for fun, along the ghats of Ram Jhula.
At first, she came straight up to me to say “Hi”….
Hi There… Namaste
She seemed to be most curious, and quite intelligent.
…and then headed down the steps to check out the other people and see what they were doing.
What’s This Guy Doing?
At one point she seemed to be posing for photos along with the tourists
Take My Picture Too Please
Or asking to be included in someone’s devotional prayers.
Say a Prayer for Me Too Please
In short….an interesting cow day….
There always seems to be something happening wherever you happen to find yourself. The trick is to be mindful, to be grateful and to appreciate and enjoy everything to the fullest.