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.
Om rising from lotus. The lotus is also a symbol for the centers of consciousness (chakras) in the body. Untouched by impurity, lotus symbolizes the purity of heart and mind. The lotus flower represents long life, health, honor and good luck