ANATTASATI MAGGA – an Independent Buddhist Sangha for the Laity
Thank you for inquiring into our Buddhist practice. You’re invited to explore our website anattasatimagga.org 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, North Carolina and Sonora, California 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.
32 Mineral Dust Drive, Asheville, NC 28806 828-367-7718 firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.anattasatimagga.org
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
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