Our Ancestors knew that when a Shankh is blown, its cosmic vibrations can cure diseases
The conch shell is a major Hindu article of prayer, used as a trumpet and in order to get rid of negative energy and evil spirits. It is also used as a container for holy water (shankha teertham). The shankha (conch shell) mudra is also used during various tantric rituals and meditation. “Shankha” is considered to be one of the most auspicious objects that emerged from the sea during the Ksheera Sagara Samudra Manthan.
Our Ancestors knew that when a Shankh is blown, its cosmic vibrations can cure diseases. Shankh or Shankham in sanskrit means “a conch holding the sacred water”. Earliest written documentation of Shankh can be traced back to Vedas and other Holy Hindu texts like Bhagwad Gita and Vishnu Purana. They are widely used in many Hindu rituals from bathing of a deity to the starting and ending of a holy ritual.