Gomati Shilas is used for placing Shaligrams in some special worship. Gomati Shilas are also used as protective for children. It brings wealth and good health. According to many Vaishnavas and oral tradition in Nothern India, these Gomati shilas were once part of Lord Krishna's palaces in Dwaraka. They were used to adorn the walls and floor of many of Sri Krishna's palaces. We should consider them as expansion of Devi and can be placed with Salagram shila.