NTI Profiles

Kerrie Saunders

NTI Student, Non-Award Program

“The learning I’ve had so far at the Nan Tien Institute – some of it fits with what I already know; and some of it expands that; and some of it challenges it – and that’s a good thing.” more

Angela Chadwick

NTI Student, Non-Award Program

“I would definitely recommend NTI to other students wanting to learn more about meditation, mindfulness and Buddhism practices” more

Leo Stakenberg

NTI Student, Non-Award Program

“I’ll be a lot more mindful of what’s going on in my own mind (in the future), as well as when reacting to situations.” more

Kate White

NTI Student – Graduate Certificate in Applied Buddhist Studies

“It doesn’t feel like it’s a uni; it doesn’t feel like I’m studying. It feels like I’m just enjoying what I’m doing and I want to be here. It feels like time for myself – it’s ME time.” more

Alex Amies

NTI Student, Master of Arts – Applied Buddhist Studies

“The best thing about studying at NTI has been to meet other students and teachers who have similar interests” more

Achim Schenk

NTI Student, Master of Arts – Applied Buddhist Studies

“The knowledge I have gained, I consider invaluable. I can see the merit in the teachings, and” more

Hassan Rahman

NTI Student, Master of Arts – Applied Buddhist Studies

“I need to stop for a moment – for one week regularly – and study something in life that is going to make me calm, refreshes me, and then lets me go back to my normal life refreshed, ready for anything and bringing with me compassion.” more

Dr Eng-Kong Tan

NTI Senior Academic Board Member and NTI Teacher

It is always a pleasure and privilege to teach in a place where the students are so keen to learn” more

Daphne Debney

Graduate Certificate in Applied Buddhist Studies 2013

Graduate Diploma of Applied Buddhist Studies

“This is such a remarkable opportunity to develop my knowledge of Buddhism. I can’t recommend NTI too highly.” more

Catherine Ramos

NTI Student, Master of Arts – Applied Buddhist Studies

“Every single day I have been able to take something back and apply it to my everyday life.” more

Dr Chris Kang

NTI Teacher

“Nan Tien Institute can be thought of as a multi-versity - a very unique institute of higher learning” more

Anita Crabtree

Graduate Certificate in Applied Buddhist Studies 2013

“NTI has given me a unique learning experience in a wonderfully enriching environment.” more

Pilar Helmers

NTI Student, Graduate Certificate in Applied Buddhist Studies

“NTI offers a way to view the world, a way to view reality and a way to view myself – what I am; what life is.” more

Dr Charlotte Galloway

Dr Charlotte Galloway – NTI Teacher

“It’s almost a bit of an indulgence for me to spend a concentrated period of time with a group of really keen and enthusiastic people.” more

Margaret Wilson

NTI Student, Graduate Certificate in Applied Buddhist Studies

“The course provided a very comprehensive overview of Buddhist beliefs, the major traditions and meditation styles.  It provides a solid foundation for further studies.” more  

Venerable Faxun

NTI Student, Master of Arts – Applied Buddhist Studies

“I think it is important for monastics – apart from knowing their own religious field – to also be able to teach and explain Buddhism at an academic level.” more

Annette Miles

NTI Student – Non-Award Program

“The lecturers are so experienced, so world-first and such experts in conducting a class.” more

Louisa Wai Ying Chan Lam

Master of Arts – Applied Buddhist Studies 2013

“I would definitely recommend NTI to other students. The subjects teach me a lot about Buddhism and how to apply it to my daily life.” more

Emeritus Professor William Lovegrove

NTI Student, Graduate Certificate in Applied Buddhist Studies

“It is the beginnings of a very good Institute, and the learning experience is superb.” more