True freedom is a mind at peace.
poor mental health.
Generally speaking, there are two types of suffering: physical and mental. At Nibbuti, we believe that mental suffering is by far the most devastating. It prevents individuals and entire segments of society from living peacefully and happily. In children, it can tie into major problems found in schools: chronic absence, low achievement, disruptive behavior, and high dropout rates. Prolonged mental suffering into adulthood contributes to poverty, crime, violence, substance abuse, suicide, and radicalization.
Moral discipline. concentration. Wisdom.
Just as a fitness regime helps strengthen the body, Buddhist education helps strengthen the mind. The Buddha’s teachings and techniques are universal, enhancing one's quality of life through deliberate development of moral discipline, concentration and wisdom. Think of it as a set of mobile tools for everyday life.
Ancient practice. Modern application.
For thousands of years, Buddhist practitioners have cultivated positive mental states through the Buddha’s teachings and practices. Now, through technologies like neuroimaging and genomics, scientists from Harvard, Stanford and Johns Hopkins, among others, are proving what the Buddha learned through observation and experience alone: Buddhist mental education and disciplines regulate emotions, develop awareness and compassion, and promote mental and physical health.
where our story begins.
Nibbuti's mission is simple: Peace, happiness and the allayment of suffering. Our founder made this her life's purpose while being held hostage in Darfur, Sudan. Upon her release, she discovered a mental education designed to accomplish just that.
We are interconnected and interdependent. The happiness of one impacts the happiness of all. By harnessing the potential of a child today, we’ll ensure her and the world a brighter tomorrow