Brass Kala Gurjari Shankha | Conch - Sacred Emblem of Indian God Vishnu - L 37 cm x W 14 cm x Ht 29 cm

In Hinduism, the Shankha or Conch is a sacred emblem of the Hindu preserver god Vishnu. 

This beautiful Shankha also known as the Kala Gurjari shankha, is hand crafted from solid brass by skilled Indian artisans with a dark gold and bronze patina with a stand and can be found in most temples, prayer rooms and is blown during celebrations, weddings and festivals by the head of the house or the temple priest.

Though still used as a trumpet in Hindu rituals, such Shankhas were used as a war trumpets and have been praised in Hindu scriptures as a giver of fame, longevity and prosperity, the cleanser of sin and the abode of Lakshmi - the goddess of wealth and consort of Vishnu. 

The exquisite Shankha stand is designed to hold varied Shankhs such as Dakshinavarti Shankh, Heera Shankh, Ganesh Shankh to name a few and is traditionally kept in the east corner of the home or Puja Altar along with the Shankh. 

Measures: Length 37 cm x Width 13 cm x Height with stand 29 cm 

The stand measures: Length 24 cm x With 10 cm x Height 7 cm 

Weight: 3.50 Kilograms 

Note: The price is for Shankha with the stand. 


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