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BATHING CONCH SHELL / SHANKH

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Ad number:#412320959
Contact:Radha
City:Delhi, India
Zip:110092
Price:$18

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The shankha is a sacred emblem used as a trumpet in Hindu ritual,and in the past was used as a war trumpet.The shankha is praised in Hindu scriptures as a giver of fame,longevity and prosperity, the cleanser of sin and the abode of Lakshmi, who is the goddess of wealth and consort of Vishnu. The shankha is displayed in Hindu art in association with Vishnu.As a symbol of water,it is associated with female fertility and serpents (Nagas). Shankha's significance is traced to the nomadic times of the animists who used the sound emanating from this unique shell to drive away evil demons of whom they were scared.Over the centuries, the shankha was adopted as one of the divine symbols of Hinduism.Brahma Vaivarta Purana recalls the creation of conchs: Lord Shiva flung a trident towards the demons, burning them instantaneously.Their ashes flew in the sea creating conchs.Used for Abishek and Aroti in Deity Worship Shankh Used in Deity Worship, these conches create a very beautiful, transcendental vibration. It is believed that the sound of blowing a conch makes negative spirits flee.

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