1Enakshi Ganguly = " view full size view full size"Nepal/Tibet, 19th centuryheight: 30cm, width: 20.5cm, 1.874kgThis extraordinary image of Ganapati (the Buddhist name for Ganesh; Tsog Dak is the Tibetan name) is fashioned from a single, large piece of rock crystal with gilded copper mounts with applied stones."Source: http://www.michaelbackmanltd.com/975.html[Note: Ganpati is a term Hindus as well - not necessarily a Buddhistization of the word, so to speak.]"
2Enakshi Ganguly = ""In Nepal, the Hindu form of Ganesha, known as Heramba, is popular; he has five heads and rides a lion. Tibetan representations of Ganesha show ambivalent views of him. A Tibetan rendering of Ganapati is tshogs bdag. In one Tibetan form, he is shown being trodden under foot by Mahākāla,(Shiva) a popular Tibetan deity. Other depictions show him as the Destroyer of Obstacles, and sometimes dancing. Ganesha appears in China and Japan in forms that show distinct regional character. Innorthern China, the earliest known stone statue of Ganesha carries an inscription dated to 531. In Japan, where Ganesha is known as Kangiten, the Ganesha cult was first mentioned in 806."Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ganesha#Beyond_India_and_Hinduism"
3Enakshi Ganguly = "In some, not all, depictions of Ganpati, his left tusk is broken, as a sign that Buddhi (which is the left tusk) should be less than Shraddha (which is the right tusk)."