At the base of the pedestal to the left is His vahana, the mouse, blowing upon a trumpet as if to herald the auspiciousness of His presence. To the right is a kalasha-and-coconut arrangement, an offering made to deities during pooja (ritual worship). Pedestal upwards the composition is poised upon a set of five statement panels, each of which depicts the musical side of Lord Ganesha. Zoom in on each of them to see five different musical instruments, across wind, string, and percussion, that the Lord is playing on. Note the series of miniscule but elongated lotus petals at the base of each of the musical panels.
The richly adorned Lord Ganesha is flanked by Devi figurines engraved into the pillars that hold up the aureole. Layers upon layers of lotus petals, topped off with a multi-tiered stoopa-like zenith. Unmistakably enough, the solid aureole that frames the composition features a formidable Kirtimukham motif at the very top.
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