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Address: 2196 NC Hwy 9 South, Asheville, NC 28711
Phone Number: (828) 669-6845
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Religious center that is dedicated to prayer for personal and spiritual...

Religious center that is dedicated to prayer for personal and spiritual transformation.

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Peaceful and pretty

Visited the Light Center and walked the grounds and labyrinth. Inside, sat in the Light Room for a session and learned of the history from the volunteer on site that day. The dome... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2016
Christy N
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Lincoln, Nebraska

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Visited the Light Center and walked the grounds and labyrinth. Inside, sat in the Light Room for a session and learned of the history from the volunteer on site that day. The dome area is pretty, unique.

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Thank Christy N
North Carolina
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

There is a bookstore, a geodesic dome for meditation, a light room for meditation. Outside there is the labyrinth and a wooded area for hiking. I've stayed here (at the Lodge) a few times over the years. It's lovely. Comfortable and affordable. No tv and very little cell reception. (But wi-fi works.) Perfect for a personal or group spiritual retreat.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Very lovely place in a peaceful, beautiful setting. I as able to enjoy walking the labyrinth, taking the short trail around the pond, experience the light chamber and take in an inspirational Sunday service with Rev. Heidi Peck and her beautiful crystal bowl meditation. This was truly a highlight and I encourage others to attend. The sanctuary was very nice... More 

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1 Thank Jacqueline C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

I like the folks who misse a day of tours and found the light center lacking this is not amusement the place is fantastic but is your lookin for a disnyesque amusement go back to your standard metropolitan statistical area

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1 Thank Scott F
Asheville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2013

I have visited here since the early 1990's when I found it while driving from Black Mountain to Bat Cave on Highway 9. I love the light therapy room and go often and take friends. The staff/volunteers are always very friendly and helpful.

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3 Thank Debbie P
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2013

We went to the Light Center on our way back from Asheville. It's very peaceful. There's a prayer book a piano and beautiful rainbow lights. We took some pictures while in the dome, and this morning while reviewing them, we found several to contain white lights! One shot is in the dark, but there is a white orb you can... More 

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4 Thank Meredith W
Tryon, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2012

I had the delight of sharing time at the Light Center with a Swami, and I wanted with all my heart to find it fabulous. Instead, I found it anticlimactic; the talk and fellowship felt very wonderful, but sitting with all those lights seemed sort of like a whiz-bang bit of American glitz. i mean, close your eyes, meditate, and... More 

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3 Thank K K
Asheville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2012

This is an amazingly beautiful place to visit. You can attend wonderful events and gatherings ~ and if nothing else is going on, be sure to enjoy a quiet meditation (at no charge) in the specially designed light chamber accompanied by the exquisite music of Richard Shulman - a local and internationally acclaimed pianist and composer. The geodesic architecture of... More 

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3 Thank Quantum-Joy
Asheville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2012 via mobile

Very interesting place, deserted like. Seems like a church almost, out in the woods.. you can play with the cool lights on the inside of the dome, mediate. Not really a place to have an action packed adventure, but i could go there again and again. It's really a must see, a great place to go with your significant other... More 

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Mount Dora, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2012

I guess if you want to meditate, go and sit alone in that dome thing, but the area has very little to offer as far as an attraction. Maybe I missed a busy day of tours or something, but there was no one around, and area was in need of some TLC and landscaping. (To be fair, it looked like... More 

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