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Shankh | Benefits of Shankha | Types of Shankh | Natural Conch

The word Shankh/ Shankha comes from the two Sanskrit words i.e. Shum which means something good and Kham means water. Therefore, Shankam is a conch/ conch shell which holds the sacred water. Shankh also known as conch shell holds immense importance in Hindu religion. According to Hindu mythology, the Shankh is a sacred emblem of the Hindu preserver Lord Vishnu. Basically Shankh is blown during the puja ceremonies. As per Hindu scriptures, Shankh is highly revered as the bestower of prosperity, fame & longevity. Conch/ Shankha is the abode of goddess Lakshmi i.e. the Goddess of wealth & the consort of Lord Vishnu.

Benefits of Blowing Shankh/ Shankha

- The sound emitted while blowing the Shankh is OM and the frequency of the divine energy is spread in the atmosphere and make the atmosphere pure.
- The Blowing sound of Shankha enhances positive psychological vibrations.
- Blowing Shankh regularly treats children who stammer & their speech is corrected in due course of time.
- Blowing Conch Shell also helps to remove the blockages in the heart and improves the respiratory system.
- Fill water in a Shankh overnight and next day massage your skin with this water. It will help in curing many skin diseases i.e. rashes, allergies etc.
- If the above process is repeated for a month it can cure white spots on the skin.
- The powder of conch shell/ Shankh is used in Ayurveda Medicines to treat menopause & stomach ailments.

Types of Shankh / Conch Shells Types

A Shankh or Shankha is primarily classified into two types which are the Right-Handed Shankh and the Left-Handed Shankh. This classification purely depends upon the spirals that form at the end of the shell and thus, the coiling of the Shankh helps to distinguish between the Right and the Left-handed Shankh. Apart from this we also offer Rare Dakshinavarti Shankh, Ganesh Shankh, Carved Shankh, Heera Shankh, Padma Shankh, White Shankh Shankha in Silver coating and much more.

Dakshinavarti Shankh or Dakshin Mukhi Shankh

The Dakshinavarti Shank is a special Shankh which coils in a counter-clockwise spiral. It is the rarest of rare variant whose ratio is one is to 2, 00,000. As per the Holy ancient scriptures, Goddess Lakshmi resides in this Shankh. Because of this many people worship Dakshinavarti Shankh. People believed that worshipping this Shankh is like worshipping Goddess Lakshmi Herself. Blowing of Dakshinavarti Shankh blesses to attract riches & abundance. Apart from Goddess Lakshmi, Lord Vishnu, Moon, Agni, Varuna & Soma gods are also associated with this Shankha/ Conch.

Vamavarta Shankh or the Left-Turned Shankh

We have a variety of Vamavarta Shankh in our collection. All these Shankh are original & authentic and you can install these in the puja altar in your home or at your office. This Vamavarta Shankh or Left-Turned Shankh and the shell coils in a clockwise spiral. It is commonly available and occurs in abundance in Nature.

Ganesha Shankh/ Ganesh Conch

Shaligram Shala has over the years acquired a rare collection of Ganesh Shankh. This variety includes small Ganesh Shankh which naturally resembles the shape of Lord Ganesha. Ganesh Shankh can be placed at the entrance of your dwelling or in the locker for positivity, abundance and warding off the evil spirits.

Vishnu Laxmi Shell/ Vishnu Lakshmi Shankh

The Vishnu Laxmi Shell/ Vishnu Lakshmi Shankh has an exotic Sudarshan Shankh which symbolises the Lord Vishnu. It set the comprises of a natural oyster shell which represents the Goddess Lakshmi. You can place this divine Shankha in the puja altar or in the cash box. This Rare Vishnu Laxmi Shankh attracts prosperity, peace & growth.

Shaligram Shala offers all the authentic and natural Shankhs. We also energise and perform puja (Pranpratistha Puja) of each of the item before shipping it. Shankha holds immense power to heal. If it is installed, it is sure to fill your life with abundance, prosperity, happiness & good health.
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