10 Apr '17, 4am

Cow and calf walk through 14th-storey flat at Singapore condo

Cow and calf walk through 14th-storey flat at Singapore condo

Mr Rajagopal Balakrishnan, the manager of Viknesh Dairy Farm which provided the cows for the home blessing, said: "In Hinduism, we believe that the cow is home to all the deities. "The goddess of wealth and prosperity dwells in the tail of the cow, and thus the cow's defecation is considered a blessing." Mr Rajagopal, 36, who has been with the farm in Lim Chu Kang for five years, says there are about 20 requests for cows to bless new homes every year. There are another 20 requests per year to have the cows taken to temples. Permits from the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority are required each time the cows are taken out of the farm, whose main business is supplying milk. Before each house blessing or temple visit, Mr Rajagopal will do a survey of the location, which is usually landed property. For the Thiagarajen family's home blessing, Mr Rajagopal surveyed the location t...

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