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ANATTASATI MAGGA – an Independent Buddhist Sangha for the Laity


Thank you for inquiring into our Buddhist practice.  You’re invited to explore our website to see the richness of our Sangha and welcome to attend our weekly Sunday meditation and Dharma talks,  9:30-11:30am.

Meditate – Practice – Study – Minister

Anattasati Magga offers meditation, services, Dharma discussions and lectures, retreats, and meditation supplies. The Sangha practices in Asheville & Bryson City, NC and Sonora & Lotus, CA and follows the tradition of Soto Zen.

Sujata Yasa, (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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32 Mineral Dust Drive, Asheville, NC 28806              828-367-7718    

[email protected]   


The Center for End of Life Transitions an all-faiths project of Anattasati Magga in Asheville, NC.  Center for End of Life Transitions and the Carolina Memorial Sanctuary

Click on the calendar link to read more details about our special events.

Thanks to everyone’s efforts and energy, we are now using our NEW Mineral Dust Buddha Hall for all Sangha Services, Dharma Classes & Dokusan.

CEOLT classes, InnerVision Group Meetings and Office Space are housed in the Sangha House.

Anattasati Magga is 5 miles/12minutes from the heart of downtown Asheville, where it remains secluded enough to be private and peaceful. For directions please click 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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