May our lives be offerings. May our minds blaze with insight. May we be one with all that exists. May we work for the benefit of all sentient beings, steeped in the insight that each one of us is Lord Śiva.


FIGURE 1 LESSON 2Welcome to Anuttara Trika Kula, the website of Dr. Mark Dyczkowski, one of the world’s foremost scholars on Tantra and Kashmiri  Shaivism. He has lived and worked in India for close to forty years and studied at the feet of Swami Laksmanjoo and distinguished scholars in India and abroad. On this site, you will find Mark’s lectures on Kashmir Shaivism which includes teachings on Abhinavagupta’s Tantrasāra, Tantrāloka and more.

There are a variety of articles, video and audio courses for introductory, intermediate and advanced levels. These include courses focused on specific topics like Tantrāloka, Śiva Sūtra, History of Śaiva Tantra and so on. There are also free videos, articles, blogs and lectures which will be continued. Our goal is to preserve the teachings and make them widely accessible. With this view in mind, we have kept the prices low. This is our humble offering to aspirants worldwide through traditional and digital approaches.


  1. Five-day immersion at Marks house in Narad Ghat, Varanasi! The immersion will begin on Thursday, December 18th 2014. Mark and the participants will continue reading from Tantralokah Chapter 4, accompanied by meditation, recitation and the singing of Sanskrit verses and Kashmiri Shaiva hymns (stotras). The daily program begins at 9 AM and continues to 6 PM with a break for lunch. Cost: 200 dollars, accomodation can be found nearby.
    In case you have any questions, feel free to e-mail or phone Mark using the phone numbers and email address listed below.
  2. Lessons twice a week at Narad Ghat, Varanasi  These begin in the third week of September and continue to the end of March. They are open to all free of cost.

Indian telephone contact number : (0091-) (0)542 – 2450169 (September – April)
Italian telephone contact number:  (0039) 051-0091-542-245-0169 (May – July)
EMAIL contact (new email address for Dr. Mark Dyczkowski):