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Amma Thanasanti

Meditation teacher and former Buddhist nun

Amma Ṭhanasanti first encountered the Dharma in 1979 and has since been committed to awakening. A Buddhist nun for 26 years, her practice and teachings combine the precision and rigor of the Ajahn Chah Forest Tradition with a passion for wholeness.

Dedicated to serving all beings, Amma is the president of Whole Life Path and the spiritual director of Awakening Truth, a nonprofit run entirely on kindness and generosity, sharing the Buddha’s teachings to live in compassion, joy, and peace.

With a rigorous understanding of Buddhist teachings, nondual meditation, depth psychology, subtle body energies, and the Divine Feminine, Amma has been teaching intensive meditation retreats around the globe since 1995. She teaches meditation as an art and skill, integrating body, heart, and mind with finesse and compassion. Through her work, she invites an openness to pause and inquire into the truth of the present moment—to integrate what is liberating at the core of our human condition.

Previous Programs

Rewiring for Joy

May 26 - 31, 2019

Sunday - Friday, 5 nights

The Buddha taught that the key to peace, joy, and happiness is release: abandoning the relentless insistence that life, in this moment, be other than it is. But how do we wire our brains to look for the best in life? How do we consistently see joy in everything that is within and outside of...