Mark Nowakowski

Mark Nowakowski met the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche in 1972 and has been his student ever since. He also currently studies with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and other Kagyü and Nyingma masters. Mark is particularly inspired by the works of Chögyam Trungpa and his teacher Khenpo Gangshar, and is currently coordinating the translation and publication of a book of the latter’s shorter works of pith instructions and songs of realization. Mark is a senior member of the Nalanda Translation Committee and a senior teacher in the Shambhala mandala.