Ven. Maratika Rinpoche
Venerable Ngawang Jigdral Chokyi Wangchuk
Born in Solukhumbu eastern Nepal Ven. Ngawang Jigdral Chokyi Wangchuk Rinpoche, or Khenpo Karma Wangchuk from young age studied Buddhism with his father Maratika Lama Ngawang Chophel Gyatso Rinpoche. Completed advanced Buddhist studies, he was recognized and enthroned by His Holiness Kyabje Trulshik Rinpoche (Supreme Head of Nyingmapa Buddhism) as the Lineage Holder of Maratika and the Abbot of Chimey Takten Choling monastery Halesi Khotang Eastern Nepal.
As the Abbot of Maratika monastery he resides at Maratika where he gives teachings and oversees retreat. He has previously taught in North America, Asia and the far east
Introduced to Maratika Rinpoche
by H.H.Kyabje Trulshik Rinpoche
Introduced to Maratika Rinpoche by H.H. Kyabje Trulshik Rinpoche- English Translation