Brass Durga Shankha/Conch

Rs. 6,596.80 Rs. 8,246

Size :  Length  : 10 inches

Width : 5.5 inches

Depth : 4.5 inches

Weight: 2.400 kg

Brass shankha in finely engraved Durga depicting her fight against Asuras.

The shankha , or conch shell, holds significant cultural, religious, and spiritual importance in various traditions, particularly in Hinduism and Buddhism. Here's a breakdown of its importance and the sound of blowing the shankha :

  1. Religious Symbolism: In Hinduism, the shankha is considered a sacred emblem associated with various deities, particularly Lord Vishnu, who is often depicted holding a shankha. It symbolizes purity, auspiciousness, and the divine sound of creation.

  2. Spiritual Significance: The sound produced by blowing the shankha is believed to have purifying and cleansing properties. It is said to ward off negative energies and bring about positive vibrations, creating an atmosphere conducive to spiritual practices such as meditation and prayer.

  3. Ceremonial Uses: The shankha is an integral part of religious ceremonies, rituals, and festivals in Hinduism and Buddhism. It is often used in the invocation of deities, offering prayers, and during auspicious occasions like weddings, festivals, and religious gatherings.

  4. Ancient Tradition: Blowing the shankha has been a practice for thousands of years, dating back to ancient Indian civilizations. It is mentioned in ancient texts like the Vedas and Puranas, where its significance in rituals and ceremonies is highlighted.

  5. Musical Instrument: Apart from its religious and spiritual significance, the shankha is also considered a musical instrument. The sound produced by blowing the shankha is deep, resonant, and melodious. It is believed to mimic the cosmic sound of creation and is often used as a musical accompaniment in religious hymns and chants.

  6. Communication: Historically, the shankha was also used as a means of communication in ancient India. It was blown to convey messages over long distances, especially in times of war or during important announcements.

  7. Cultural Identity: The shankha is an iconic symbol of Indian culture and heritage. It is often depicted in art, sculpture, and architecture, serving as a reminder of the rich cultural and religious traditions of the Indian subcontinent.

Overall, the blowing of the shankha holds deep spiritual, cultural, and religious significance, and its sound carries profound symbolism and meaning in various traditions.

Some of the names associated with Shankh are

Shankha , Conch ,Sankha, Danka ,Shankh/Conch Shell ,Sacred Conch ,Panchajanya , Sankhayan , Kombu , Shankho

The product might have slight irregularities in color, design and moulding as its thoroughly handcrafted by artisans.

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