Dakshineswar Kali Temple is a Hindu temple located in Dakshineswar near Kolkata,India. Situated on the eastern bank of the Hooghly River, the presiding deity of the temple is Bhavatarini, an aspect of Kali, meaning, 'She who liberates her devotees from the ocean of existence i.e. Samsara'. The temple was built by Rani Rashmoni, a philanthropist and a devotee of Kali in 1855. The temple is famous for its association with Shri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, a mystic of 19th Century Bengal, his renowned disciple is Swami Vivekananda.
Tatoo on my right arm: 'Kreem' syllable in Sanskrit, seed for words - 'Krishna' and 'Kriya', as well as seed/beej mantra for Kalika. This mantra creates a strong base for Kali Mahavidya Sadhana. In this mantra, Kreem = ‘ Ka ‘ is Maa Kali , ‘ Ra ‘ is Brahman, and ‘ ee ‘ is Mahamaya and bindu is the dispeller of sorrow.
This tattoo was done at Hilversum, Netherlands (2012).