Gaumukhi Shankh is also called as Cow Conch. Cow is considered very sacred in Hindu Religion and so is also named as Gomukhi Shankh. Keeping Gaumukhi shankh in Puja place/ temple gives all the (Punya/ blessings) benefits of keeping a cow. Gaumukhi Shankh helps in bringing harmony, peace and bliss. Religious Significance In Indian tradition, Gaumukhi Shankha is regarded as a very holy and auspicious Shankh. To start any religious ceremonies, a Gomukhi conch shell (shankha) is blown. Even the Lord Vishnu, is shown with a Conch shell in one hand and a chakra or a disc in the other.