Eight Auspicious Conch Shankha Tibetan Ritual Object

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  • Eight Auspicious conch shell
  • Handmade in Nepal by Newar artist
  • Length: 7 inches
  • Outer Circumference: 12 Inches
  • Material: Natural conch shell


Eight Auspicious Conch Shankha handmade in Nepal

This is a real and natural Eight Auspicious Conch shell. All the designs are hand-carved exclusively in Nepal by Newar Artisans. The eight symbols carved are as follows.

    1. The Most Precious Parasol
    2. The Auspicious Golden Fishes
    3. The Wish-fulfilling Vase of Treasure
    4. The Exquisite Lotus Blossom
    5. The Conch Shell of Far Renown
    6. The Glorious Endless Knot
    7. The Ever-Flying Banner of Victory
    8. The All-powerful Wheel

Technical Description of  the Eight Auspicious Conch shell is as follows.

  • Handmade Tibetan Ritual Item
  • Length: 7 inches
  • Outer Circumference: 12 Inches
  • Design: Eight Auspicious Symbols
  • Material: Natural conch shell

According to Wikipedia.

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.[citation needed]

The shankha is one also one of the eight auspicious symbols of Buddhism, the Ashtamangala, and represents the pervasive sound of Buddhism More details can also be found here.

The eight auspicious symbols (Skt. aṣṭamaṅgala; Tib. བཀྲ་ཤིས་རྟགས་བརྒྱད་, tashi takgyé, Wyl. bkra shis rtags brgyad) are: Eight auspicious symbols

You can also find other Tibetan Jewelry and Tibetan thangka with Eight Auspicioius symbols also known as Asthamangala in Newari in our dharma store.

1 review for Eight Auspicious Conch Shankha Tibetan Ritual Object

  1. George Keenlyside

    As you can tell; it looks beautiful. It sounds great too. Clearly Amogh and his shop are wonderful as I have returned, and will return to shop here again!!

    Review left on Etsy by George Keenlyside on Apr 22, 2019

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