Sanskrit for a fan originally made of a yak’s tail, used for fanning a deity during a ritual. Royalty and priests are often fanned with cāmaras as a sign of their high status, which is often depicted in art. Also referred to as Carũrī, usually written as ‘chowrie’ in English.

Fly-Whisk, fly-whisk, Fly-Whisks, fly-whisks, Chowries
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