“Dakshinavarti Shankh” also known as “Right Hand Conch Shell” or Valampur Shankha”
Size – 4.5 Inches & 7 Inches Weight – 150 Grams & 440Grams Approx (Please select one from the dropdown box above)
They are very rare and found only in the Indian Ocean. It is a shell of a large sea snail. According to Hindu scriptures, this sacred shankha holds a very important place in the Hindu religion. It is used before starting any new business or ceremony. It has the right-hand twists in the bottom which sets it apart from other shankha. The shankha is often praised as a giver of longevity, fame, and prosperity.
Although there are many types of shankhas present, Dakshinavarti Shankha is considered the most important one out of them. It represents the appearance of Goddess Lakshmi and is a symbol of great success and fame. It is said to bring all manner of blessing into the owner’s life and family. It is considered very pure and beneficial if a person keeps this shankha at his home. It also helps to fight off nightmares. When kept in office or place of business, it brings good luck and success. It is the cleanser of sin.
According to Atharva Veda, it has the power to defeat your enemies. If you’re going through hard times it is advised that you keep Dakshinavarti Shankha at the puja place or inside your treasure box. If a person is under the effects of tantric activities or black magic, then the water kept inside the shankha should be sprinkled on him in order to free him. It is also used in rituals such as while bathing deities. A wonderful object for Vaastu’s purpose as it gives high positive energy.
They are also associated with many other God and Goddess; therefore, it should be worshipped properly with respect and devotion. While using it, you can chant, “Laxmi Sahodaraya Fal Pradaya Fal Pradaya”, “Sridakshinavarta Shankhaya Sri Hrim Namah” or “Sridhar Karasthaya Payonidhi Jatayan”. It helps in achieving quick results and relieves you of bad luck and negativity. This shankha also has three to seven ridges on the edge of the aperture and the columella and has a special internal structure. Dakshinavarti shankha has also been compared with the hair whorls on the Buddha’s head.
They are also used in Tantric activities. According to Tantra Shastra, a person is said to be free from all his problems if he keeps water in it. Dakshinavarti Shankha brings great positivity and helps in eliminating negative thoughts. It is also said to have healing properties. It is associated with female fertility and the powder made from the shell material is used in Ayurveda as a treatment for stomach ailments. The shankh also helps in curing insomnia and depression.
The conch shell is thought to have been the original horn-trumpet; ancient Indian mythical epics relate heroes carrying conch shells. The Indian god Vishnu is also described as having a conch shell as one of his main emblems; his shell bore the name Panchajanya meaning ‘having control over the five classes of beings.
The conch shell is an emblem of power, authority, and sovereignty; In Indian culture, different types of conch shell were associated with the different castes and with male and female. Shells which spiral to the right are considered especially sacred, the right spiral mirroring the motion of the sun, moon, planets, and stars across the sky. Also, the hair whorls on Buddha’s head spiral to the right, as do his fine bodily hairs, the long white curl between his eyebrows and the conch like a swirl of his navel.
Belief in mythology apart, the conch shell’s significance is corroborated by science. Try holding a conch shell to your ear, the sound of the ocean humming gently can be heard. It is actually the natural vibration or cosmic energy of the earth that gets magnified on entering the conch shell. These unique whorls are directed clockwise in perfect synchronization with universal harmony. The vibrations from these conch shells can dispel evil forces from the earth and also clear environmental pollution including healing the hole in the ozone layer which causes global warming!” It is also called a Dakshinavarti Shankh. Any picture of Goddess Lakshmi always depicts Dakshinavarti Shankh in her hands.
Installation:- Right-Hand conch shell shall be kept in the Pooja Room or Locker. It should be wrapped in the silky cloth. During auspicious occasion like Diwali, one shall light incense in front of the Shankh and offer white rice and milk.
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