This is a diagram that describes the symbolism in the Hindu Ganesh symbol. It is one of Hinduism major symbols. It think it is interesting because even the most basic thing can have so many symbols within.
The elephant is a symbol of the strength of the mind. Exhibiting noble gentleness, the precious elephant serves as a symbol of the calm majesty possessed by one who is on the right path. AND.it's an elephant. I knew I loved elephants for a reason :)!