LARGE VINTAGE CONCH SHELL, OR SHANKHA, A SYMBOL OF SIGNIFICANT RELIGIOUS IMPORTANCE. A PARTICULARLY LARGE EXAMPLE, THE SECOND OF TWO ILLUSTRATED IN IMAGES 1, 2 & 7.
The conch shell is one of the Eight Auspicious Symbols, and an important. Part of Buddhist, Jain and Hindu religions. This ceremonial conch shell has been sourced from Kathmandu in Nepal, where they are known as shankha, an offering vessel and a symbol of Hindu preserver god, Vishnu. Encased in white metal, embellished with natural stones, turquoise and coral, and decorated with roundels of the eight auspicious symbols laid into the surface.Wax Nepalese export stamp to the. In the Hindu tradition, the conch shell was extensively used in wars by ancient Indian warriors.
The humming sound of the white conch shell is said to proclaim the glory of the saints. It is especially given as a symbol to the gods as the sound vibrated through a shell penetrates far and wide. This listing is for one large conch shell.
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