Mark Dyczkowski

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Mark Dyczkowski (born 29 August 1951 ) is an English indologist. He is 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.

Mark SG Dyczkowski received his BA in Indian Philosophy in 1973 in London, and the MA at Benares University in Varanasi . In 1980 he devoted to Sanskrit Studies with a specialization in Kashmiri Shivaism at the University of Oxford. Dyczkowski is the author of numerous texts and publications concerning Hindu tantrism .

A very active lecturer, Mark Dyczkowski is also a popular sitar player. He currently lives in India, near Varanasi.

  • The Doctrine of Vibration, State University of New York Press, Albany, New York, 1987.
  • The Canon of the Śaivāgama and the Kubjikā Tantras of the Western Tradition, State University of New York Press, Albany, New York, 1987.
  • The Stanzas on Vibration, State University of New York Press, Albany, New York, l992.
  • The Aphorisms of Śiva, State University of New York Press, Albany, New York, l992.
  • Kubjikā, Kālī, Tripurā and Trika, Monograph series vol. no. 20, The Nepal Research Centre, 2001.
  • The Cult of the Goddess Kubjikā. A Preliminary Comparative Textual and Anthropological Survey of a Secret Newar Goddess, Monograph series vol. no. 21, The Nepal Research Centre, 2002.
  • A Journey in the World of the Tantras, Indica Books, Delhi 2004.
  • The Section concerning the Virgin Goddess of the Manthānabhairavatantra, 14 volumes, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts in conjunction with DK Print World, Delhi.