Dr. Andrey Anatolyevich Terentyev studied Sanskrit, Tibetan and Indian Philosophies and Religions. He obtained his Ph.D. in the field of Oriental Studies (Russia). He is a translator for His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the editor of the Russian translation of the Lamrim Chemo (Graded Path to Enlightenment). Lamrin Chemo is a classic and foremost teaching in Tibetan Buddhism written by Tsongkhapa. Currently, he is a visiting lecturer at the International Buddhist College.
Mahāyāna Buddhism, Chinese Buddhism
Dr. Fa Qing studied Sanskrit, Pāli and Buddhist Philosophy. He obtained his Ph.D. in the field of Religious Studies (University of Calgary, Canada). He worked as an assistant and lecturer at the University of Calgary and at the Than Hsiang Buddhist Research Center. Currently, he is the Director of the ICT Department and a permanent lecturer at the International Buddhist College.
Tibetan Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism
Dr. Khrisna Ghosh Della Santina studied Sanskrit, Pali, Tibetan and Buddhist History and Philosophy. She obtained an M.Litt. and a Ph.D. in Buddhist Studies (University of Delhi, India). She has traveled widely including several Buddhist countries. Currently she is a permanent lecturer at the International Buddhist College.
Dr. Wasantha Priyadarshana studied Buddhist Philosophy and Counselling. He obtained his Ph.D. in the field of Career and Educational Counseling (Colombo, Sri Lanka). He is teaching Buddhist Psychotherapy at the Postgraduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies at the University of Kelaniya (Kandy, Sri Lanka) and is conducting various programmes related to Buddhist Psychotherapy. Currently he is a visiting lecturer at the International Buddhist College.
Lopon Phutsho Gyaltshen obtained his Lopon degree (M.A.) in Buddhist studies at the Ngagyur Nyingma Institute (Namdroling monastery for higher Buddhist studies). He taught at the same institute for 3 years and has been working on tri-lingual translations since then. After leaving the institute, he taught for several years in Bhutan before coming to Thailand, where he teaches Thai monks at the Mahapanya Vidayalai Institute in Hat Yai (Mahachulalongkorn University). Currently he is a visiting lecturer at the International Buddhist College.
Ven. Dr. Dhammanandhi studied Sanskrit, Pali, Japanese and Buddhist Philosophy. She obtained her Ph.D. in Pali Language (University of Pune, India). She has been a lecturer at the Cheong AmSa Sangha University in Korea. Currently she is a permanent lecturer at the International Buddhist College.
Ven. Dr. Guang Xing received his Ph.D. in the field of Oriental and African Studies (University of London). His publications include The Concept of the Buddha: Its Evolution from Early Buddhism to the Trikaya Theory (Routledge 2005) and The Historical Buddha (Beijing Religious Culture Publication 2005) together with many academic papers. Currently he is an assistant professor at the University of Hong Kong and a visiting professor at the University of British Columbia (Buddhism and Contemporary Society) and the International Buddhist College.
Ven. Dr. Yuan Liu received his PhD in Buddhist studies from the Postgraduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies (University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka). His interest of research is mainly in the areas of Early Buddhism, Abhidharma and Yogacara studies and Sanskrit. Currently he is a lecturer at the Buddhist Academy of China (BAC) in Beijing and a visiting lecturer at the Buddhist College of Singapore (BCS) and the International Buddhist College (IBC).
Ven. Dr. Zhen Jue studied Pali, Sanskrit, Tibetan and Buddhist philosophy. She obtained her M.A. and Ph.D. in the field of Buddhist Studies (University of Hong Kong, China). During her studies at the University of Hong Kong she has been working as a teaching assistant. Currently she is a visiting lecturer at the International Buddhist College.
Venerable Hui Ming was born in Tainan, Taiwan in 1953. He is skilled at expounding the Buddha's teachings in multiple languages. The Venerable has propagated Buddhist thought in more than 60 countries worldwide. He has been propagating the Dharma for more than thirty years in Malaysia since his first visit in 1983.