Cows are a symbol of being alert to danger, contentment, Great Mother, Goddess, love, connection to the grasses, sharing through community, vitality, health, prosperity, life of the land, nourishment, motherhood. The cow is also a lunar symbol, associated with feminine yin within the yin-yang energies. Nut, the Egyptian Goddess is often portrayed as a cow is four stars on her stomach. This is the link with the four quarters of Earth energies. Within Egyptian tradition, Hathor is also a cow Goddess. She is a Great Mother, Goddess of joy, and is seen as the nourisher of all things. She is also seen as the symbol of the Milky Way, which is the seen as the milk from the udders of a heavenly cow. She is a protective Goddess and emblem of royalty.
March 3, 2013