“Vidyaarthee Lapthey Vidyaam , Dhanaarthee Lapathey Dhanam
Puthraarthee Lapathey Puthraan , Mokshaarthee Lapathey Gathim”
The shloka signifies the importance of the elephant headed deity. One who aspires wisdom attains it, One who aspires wealth attains it, One who aspires a son attains him, and One who aspires moksha attains it.
Lord Ganesh is the destructor of evil and obstruction and showers blessings over all his devotees. He listens to every prayer and this statuette is a perfect piece of art to be offered worship for acquiring the blessing of the ganapati. The trunk of the idol is facing towards the ladoo on his left which symbolises the reward of a wise life. This sandstone statue is an epitome of good luck and prosperity.
The rat symbolizes desire which was first conquered then mastered and occupied by the one who is the incarnation of spiritual strength.