chowri

chowri

(ˈtʃaʊrɪ)
n
a fly-whisk made from the tail of the yak
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Naturally, I consulted a number of books and learnt that a 'kowri', or a split shell, was taken from the Chowri snails and was first used in our land during the Indus Valley Civilisation almost 5,000 years ago.
The next morning Brahmadatta enters the city in his gold chariot, with his friends Candarica holding the reigns and Panthala bearing the chowri and royal fan.