Shankha means a conch shell that has religious and ritual importance in the Hindu culture. the shell of a large sea snail which is a large predator which is found in the Indian ocean.
The Shanka is considered as a sacred emblem of God Vishnu according to Hindu mythology. in the past it was used like a trumpet for war and for Hindu rituals. it is believed to give fame, longevity, and prosperity, cleanser of sin, and goddess Lakshmi’s abode, who gives wealth.
Shankha represents a symbol of water and denotes female fertility and represents serpents. used as Kerala’s, Travancore’s, and Cochin’s emblem.
It is the auspicious symbol in Buddhism and the ashtamangala. It denotes the sound of Buddhism.