Martine Batchelor

Martine Batchelor is a former nun who studied in the Korean Zen tradition of Master Kusan for ten years. She is the translator of Kusan Sunim's The Way of Korean Zen (Weatherhill) and author of The Spirit of the Buddha (Yale University Press). She teaches two online courses with Tricycle: Knowing How It Feels: Creatively Engaging with Habits and Secular Dharma.

Dharma Talks

Break Your Addictive Patterns

In this 4-part video teaching former Korean Zen nun and author Martine Batchelor will teach a form of Buddhist meditation that helps to break through addictive patterns. Written material for supplementary reading will be included.

By Martine Batchelor


What I’m Reading Winter 2008

I just finished Vinegar Into Honey: Seven Steps To Understanding And Transforming Anger, Aggression, And Violence, by Ron Leifer (Snow Lion, 2008). I’m interested in emotional patterns, and I was curious to see how Leifer, a psychiatrist and Buddhist meditation teacher, would suggest working with anger. The title is a Tibetan metaphor for transforming negative […]

By Martine Batchelor
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