Feng Shui and Conch Shells
The conch shell plays an important role in feng shui as it’s believed to bring forth the following benefits.
- Provides a sense of peace and comfort to a home as well as protection.
- Creates harmony and strengthens the romance of couples who are having a long distance relationship.
- Attracts wealth and prosperity.
- Helps in a child's education.
- Attracts overseas business for corporations dealing with international trade.
- Keeps one safe and happy when traveling.
- Placing a 7-8 inch conch shell in the South corner of the living room is believed to boost the homeowner’s popularity and reputation.
- Place smooth conch shells in the kitchen to create energy which is harmonious and family oriented.
- Keep spiny conch shells on the windowsill to attract energy which protects the home from bad luck and harm.
Keep a basket filled with conch shells on a table near the front door for a successful and rewarding career.
How to Protect Yourself from Bad Neighbors
- Couples having a long distance relationship can place a conch shell in the southwest area of their bedroom. The conch shell is believed to help improve their relationship and also prevent them from being apart for long periods of time.
- A conch shell placed in a couple’s bedroom is also believed to protect against infidelity.
Place a conch shell in the Northeast corner of your child’s bedroom for success in studies.
Place a conch shell on the desk if you want to be successful in doing business with overseas companies.
Some feng shui practitioners suggest placing a conch shell in the southern sector of the office to bring fame and recognition to a company.
Carrying a conch shell when traveling is believed to keep one safe and lucky during the journey.
Taking along a conch shell while traveling on business is said to bring success to the business venture.
Apart from feng shui, the conch shell also plays a significant role in Tibetan Buddhism and in India.
The conch shell is commonly used to summon ‘together religious assemblies.’ It is also used to store ‘holy water’ and as a ‘musical instrument.’
The conch shell is used to drive out evil spirits and prevent natural disasters. Some even use it to frighten ‘away poisonous creatures.’
© 2012 Suranee Perera