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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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Changes in the Air

We want you to know that we have begun the process of selling our Sangha house and moving to a new location. During this time some of our offerings and services may not be available.

Temporarily we will hold our Sunday services at Urban Dharma, 29 Page Avenue in downtown Asheville from 9-11am. Occasionally the Sunday Services will need to be held on a Saturday.

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

We appreciate your patience and flexibility as we make this transition. We'll do our best to keep this page updated, so check back periodically.


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Anattasati Magga .
fax: (828) 252-8869 | 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