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Thank you for inquiring into our Buddhist practice. You're invited to explore our website and see the richness of our Sangha.

Anattasati Magga offers meditation, services, Dharma discussions and lectures, retreats, and meditation supplies. The Sangha practices in North Carolina and California and follows the tradition of Soto Zen.

Nancy Spence, founder and teacher, began lay training in 1977 and entered Priest training at Vichara Bodhiyana Monastery in California. She then trained as a Lay Minister at Shasta Abbey in Mt. Shasta, California and received her Lay Minister license in 1984.

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Heads Up!

We have moved to a new location and are in the process of building a 1200 square foot meditation hall. We are now using the main house until the new meditation hall is ready for us.

All Anattasati Magga Services, Classes and Dokusans are now being held at 32 Mineral Dust Drive, Asheville, NC 28806 effective June 10, 2016. For directions to the new location please click on here (pdf file). Print the directions if this is your first time here as your GPS may not work.

Please click on "full Sangha calendar" to see currently scheduled Services.


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Anattasati Magga .
phone: (828) 242-2405
in Asheville, NC and Sonora, CA
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Nancy Spence, Anattasati Magga, Soto Zen Buddhist Sangha in Western North Carolina and Tuolomie California lay minister training, meditation center, meditation retreats, dokusan, daily practice, dharma teachings