Martine Batchelor


Born in France in 1953, and ordained as a Buddhist nun in Korea in 1975, Martine Batchelor studied Son Buddhism for nine years at Songgwang Sa monastery under the guidance of the late Master Kusan Sunim. She speaks French, English and Korean, and can read Chinese characters. Martine is interested in meditation in daily life, Buddhism and social action, religion and women's issues, and Zen, its history and mythology. As well as teaching meditation retreats and workshops by herself, with Stephen she also co-leads retreats worldwide. We now cross to her live, at home, in southwest France.


Women in Korean Zen: Lives and Practices

Martine Batchelor and Son'gyong Sunim


The Way of Korean Zen

Kusan Sunim


What is this?: Ancient questions for modern minds

Stephen Batchelor and Martine Batchelor