|Conch Shell (Shankha)
|Associated with Hindu deities, particularly Lord Vishnu.
|Colored or ash marks on the forehead, varying in shape and size the cosmic sound and the sacredness of the divine
|Various, often red, sandalwood, or ash
|Worn by Hindus as a religious and cultural identifier.
|Deeply ingrained in Hindu customs and rituals.
|Widespread among Hindus as a religious mark.
|Symbolizes spiritual commitment and affiliation.
|Simple but culturally significant.
|Elicits feelings of religious devotion and cultural identity.