- A perfect addition to any altar, the conch shell is a popular symbol in Tibetan Buddhism that represents music.
Handmade by an artisan in the Kathmandu Valley, conch shells with this level of etching and detail are difficult to come by and sell quickly whenever we are lucky enough to find them.
- To be used on an altar, this beautiful shell is hand decorated with a carved Ganesh design.
The naga/conch shell is one of the Eight Auspicious Symbols and represents the fame of the Buddha's teaching which spreads in all directions like the sound of the conch trumpet. It is a symbol which fearlessly proclaims the truth of the dharma.
One of the most well-known and worshipped deities, Ganesh is known as the remover of obstacles, the patron of arts and sciences, and the deity of intellect and wisdom. Because he is honored as the god of beginnings, keeping this conch near you will assure for a peaceful environment for undertaking new endeavors without obstacles.
Measures approximately 4 1/4 inches long. Handmade in Nepal.