Martin Aylward has been meditating for 30 years and teaching Dharma since 1999. He took a one-way flight to India aged 19 and spent most of the next 4 years in Asian monasteries, retreat centres and Ashrams. Martin practiced with Ajahn Buddhadasa in Thailand and sat annual month-long retreats for 10 years in Bodh Gaya with Christopher Titmuss. He spent 2 years living with Indian Sadhus and Himalayan hermits and 13 years as a student of AH Almaas’ Diamond Approach.
Martin co-founded the Dharma Yatra pilgrimages in France, he is guiding teacher of WorldwideInsight.org and founding teacher of Moulin de Chaves, a retreat centre in South West France where he has lived and taught for the last 14 years, and where his children grew up. He is also co-founder with Mark Coleman of the Mindfulness Training Institute, training Mindfulness teachers in Europe and the US, with 200 graduates from 30 countries worldwide. Find out more at MartinAylward.com