Nobantu Mpotulo has been a Buddhist practitioner and a teacher for over 20 years. She is trained in the insight mindfulness practices. She is also an Insight Dialogue Teacher and integrates Insight Dialogue with Ubuntu an ancient African Indigenous Wisdom which emphasizes interdependence and non-duality. Nobantu is also a Diamond Approach student and in her practice of Diamond Approach she uses the Enneagram to support her. She is a certified Enneagram Teacher.
Nobantu is a graduate of the Community Dharma Leadership Programme (CDL 4 Cohort), and she has also completed the Dharmapala Programme under the tutelage of Kittisaro and Thanissara. She is a Trustee at Dharmagiri. Nobantu promotes Afro-dharma in her Buddhist teachings by integrating Ubuntu.
Nobantu is an internationally acclaimed coach, mentor, facilitator and leads peace circles. She is a mentor with the MMTCP teacher training programme under the auspices of Spirit Rock.
Her favourite quote is by Victor Frankl: Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and freedom.