1061 conch shells resonate in Kashi Vishwanath Dham, sets world record

1061 people blew the conch shell together reverberating the auspicious sound across the area, giving the Dham a unique and peaceful atmosphere.

1061 conch shells resonate in Kashi Vishwanath Dham, sets world record
Artists from around the Country, blowing 1061 conch shell at Kashi Vishwanath Dham Complex in Varanasi on Saturday 1st of Jan. 2022. Photographs and Video by: Anand Singh

Following the inauguration of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Dham, Shankhnaad, a conch shell event was organized in the Dham's premises as part of a series of festivities that will last until Jan. 14.

Artists from around the Country, blowing 1061 conch shell at Kashi Vishwanath Dham Complex in Varanasi on Saturday 1st of Jan. 2022. Photograph : Anand Singh

In this event organized by the Department of Charitable Affairs, Ministry of Culture, and District Administration on the first day of the New Year 2022, 1061 conch players from all regions of the country participated in sounding the conch, setting a new world record.

1061 Artists from around the Country, blowing conch shell at Kashi Vishwanath Dham Complex in Varanasi. Video by: Anand Singh