Cowries Shell

The ever trendy cowry shell has many uses and meanings.






Cowry Shell in Tantra

Cowry cell in Tantra:

In Tantra white cowered is Hamshee. Paste of pure semi solid mercury and Hanspadi herb inserted in it and properly closed by solid mercury cures many diseases. Similarly Cowry with yellow line and spots is called Mrugi. Mercury and deer urine paste embedded in it acts as a sexual aphrodisiac. Golden colored cowered is called Simhee cowered. Mercury with Simhika juice creates great velour and courage.

Spiritually, according to African legend if you are attracted to cowry shells you could be family to an ocean spirit of wealth and earth. It also represents Goddess protection which is very powerful and connected with the strength of the ocean. Throughout Africa, and South and North America, the cowry symbolized the power of destiny and prosperity. Thought of as the mouth of Orsisas, it also is believed to have taught stories of humility and respect.

Since ancient times the possession of cowry is considered to bring wealth, all round prosperity and love. Due to this reason it was a part of marriage attire of the brides. These should be kept in cash box and in almiras where jewels, financial papers or jewelry is kept. This brings financial prosperity and protects the owner from a financial debacle. Those who want stable financial position should keep a cowry under their pillow. During the Samudra Manthan ? the great churning of the sea ? one of the things which came out was shanks (The holy shells). These are considered holy by the Hindus since Vedic times and all religious ceremonies have a special place for them. Some Indian also worship these as these resemble shape of yoni - the female genital organ. As per Hindu mythology, "Kauri" was obtained from "Samudra Manthan" along with "Lakshmi" and other rare divine and holy products. From a very ancient time "Kauri" was used as the currency and then was used in the ornaments and also used as the key of gambling. As per Hindu Shastras, "Kauri" is said to be the loving product of "Maha Lakshmi". It is also related to Lord Shiva because the hairs of Lord Shiva are similar to "Kauri". Indians also use "Kauri" to decorate Nandi, the devotee of Lord Shiva. It is also said to be a great tool to save the children from devil effects.

Hamsi Cowry: This cowry with Tantrik Herbs cures all diseases.
Price : U.S. $50.00.

Simhee Cowry: It hypnotizes everybody that you meet in day to day life to give you easy success in a project or conference. Price: $70.

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In fact, the cowries symbolize goddess Laxmi - the goddess of wealth where there are cowries, Laxmi , there makes her advent.



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