Lord Ganesha is the first to be worshiped by all the gods. Lord Ganesha is also the beloved son of Mata Parvati and is also the most intelligent. All symbols have some meaning with Lord Ganesha. If we look at the idol of Lord Ganesha carefully, we will find the following symbols and their meanings are as follows -
Large Ears – Ganesh ji would have big ears symbol, listen more.
Big Head – Think Big, learn more, use your intellect to your fullest potential
Small Eyes – Concentrate, see beyond what you see, use all senses
Small Mouth - Talk less
Rope – To pull you nearer to the highest goal.
One Tusk – Retain good throw away bad
Trunk – High Efficiency and Adaptability
Madaka – Rewards of Sadhana
Axe – To cut off all bonds of attachment
Blessings – Blesses and protects on spiritual path to supreme
Large Stomach – Peacefully digest all good and bad in life
Parsada – The whole world is at your feet and for you asking
Mouse – Desire, Unless under control can cause havoc. You ride the desire and keep it under control and don’t allow it to take you for a ride.