Gho Dhanam is one of the very divine dhanams anyone can do in their lifetime. Gho means cow; Dhanam means to donate. In Vedic Shastras, there are 7 mothers for every human: 1. Our own mother 2. Rajapatni 3. Mother earth 4. Brahmin 5. Guru Patni 6. Nurse and 7. Mother Cow.
The cow gives milk similar to the mother. Every product of cow such as Milk, Curd, Ghee, Gaumaya(cow-dung), Gaumutram is known as Pancha Gavyam. This is very essential in a person’s life to get a pure and chemical-free life.
In Garuda Purana, under the 47th chapter of the Preta Khanda mentioned the Vaitarni River. After the soul leaves the body, it must cross this river after death. Persons who have done good karmas and dhanams in their lifetime can easily cross the river. It is believed that people who do Gho dhanam never fall into the Vaitarni river after death.
Benefits of Gho Dhanam:
- Gho Dhanam helps to get rid of Papa Karmas or Sins.
- It helps to clear the debts and to attain forgiveness.
- It helps to attain Moksha after death.