Martine Batchelor

Martine Batchelor is a buddhist teacher and former buddhist nun. Her latest book is The Spirit of the Buddha (2010). She lives in France.

Written by Martine Batchelor

The view from the Ellora caves. Photo by Keren Su/Getty. All other photos supplied by the author.

Essay/
Travel
In whose footsteps?

We were a group of secular Buddhists visiting the cave temples of India. What would we learn on the journey?

Martine Batchelor

Martine Batchelor as a nun in Korea. Photo courtesy the author

Essay/
Religion
The wanderer stilled

Leaving Europe as a young woman, Martine Batchelor was transformed by an encounter with Buddhist meditation

Martine Batchelor