Tortoise is a sign of prosperity and symbol of wisdom. A tortoise has long life hence it holds an important place in Vastu and Feng Shui. Small tortoises are considered as lucky charm and kept in handbags or purses.
Ganesha also known as Ganapati and Vinayaka is one of the best known and most worshipped deities in Hindu religion. He is traditionally worshipped before any new work is started and is patron of letters and writing.