The chank is stamped twice on the right side of the chest, in two places on the left arm, and once on the left temple.
The stamping refers to branding with the emblems of the chank and chakram.
Women, and girls after marriage, are branded with the chakra on the right forearm, and the chank on the left.
She is then branded with the emblems of the chank and chakra.
Turmeric water is poured over the hands seven times from a chank or sankha shell.
Sankukatti, or those who tie the chank, occurs as a sub-division of Idaiyan.
When the wedding was about to take place, Krishna carried off Rukmani, and placed a bangle made of chank shell on her wrist.
The Allies entered the strait at 11:30 in the morning, and shelled the town of chank Kale.
The disciples of the three other mutts are generally branded with the chakra on the right upper arm, and chank on the left.
Red and blue necklaces, interstrung with sections of the chank shell (Turbinella rapa) adorned the necks and chests.