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Why do we blow a Shankha (Conch) during Worship?
A shankha symbolizes the universe. The sound of a conch is the same as the sound of the sacred syllable AUM (OM). The sound of a conch spiritualizes the environment for worship or religious ceremony.

Source : The Hindu Mind, Author : Shree Bansi Pandit
2000-Oct-17 7:50pm webmaster@hindunet.org

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