.Ganesha holds the conch, the gada, the an axe and one hand up in blessing
◾ The axe symbolises cutting off attachments to the world
◾ The gada is a symbol of shakti or power to pull you closer to the Truth
◾ The Conch is the call to abide the inner voice of truth, the conscience
◾ The hand in blessing confers fearlessness in devotees.