Idampuri sangu – Left handed conch shell
Idampuri sangu or Conch shell means sangu in tamil and sanskrit. available as right handed and left handed conch shell.
Life inside the shell
The pearl inside (a scallop or oyster), and its aquatic nature associates it with the feminine, lunar, and virginity that is symbolic in music. The conch shell’s spiral form and relation to water cause it to represent the beginning of existence. Horse Conch, Florida’s official state shell since 1969.
Conch shell with rice
Conch shell floats on the rice. The rice grains act like sand which shift towards the air space in the conch.
CONCH SHELL DESCRIPTION
A Shankha is a conch shell of ritual and religious importance in Hinduism and Buddhism. It is the shell of a large predatory sea snail, Turbinella pyrum, found in the Indian Ocean.
In Hindu mythology, the shankha is a sacred emblem of the Hindu preserver god Vishnu. It is still used as a trumpet in Hindu ritual, and in the past was used as a war trumpet. The shankha is praise in Hindu scriptures as a giver of fame, longevity and prosperity, the cleanser of sin and the abode of goddess Lakshmi, who is the goddess of wealth and consort of Vishnu
The shankha is display in Hindu art in association with Vishnu. As a symbol of water, it is associated with female fertility and serpents (Nāgas). The shankha is the state emblem of the Indian state of Kerala and was also the national emblems of the Indian princely state of Travancore, and the Kingdom of Cochin.
MAINTENANCE OF CONCH SHELL
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