Help Us Build the New Silent Stay

In the early morning hours of August 19, 2020, our beautiful retreat center was completely destroyed in the Hennessey fire that swept Vacaville, CA and we can no longer hold retreats there.  It has been a challenging journey, but the love and support we have received has touched our hearts deeply.  Despite the great loss, finding a new home in the world has been easier knowing our home inside our heart. 

Silent Stay Retreat Center is a place for us to come together and share our life-changing mission of Heartfulness Meditation.  We teach the healing aspects of meditation, silence and heart-centered awareness.  Through the practice of connecting to ones heart we find our innate wisdom, creativity and joy.   Living from the heart we find new purpose.  Daily life becomes anchored in the inner peace that we find inside.   

Though our Vacaville Retreat Center is gone, Silent Stay is not! We are committed to continuing to offer heart centered silence in our retreats.  

We are reemerging, like a Phoenix rising from the ashes of a fire, and creating a new Retreat Center in Montecito - Santa Barbara, California!  We are very grateful for the heartfelt community being with us in our new journey.  But we also  need your help...

We have exciting plans for a beautiful new retreat center that includes group facilities, meditation room, gardens  and stone chapel. Your tax-deductible donation contributes to spreading heartfulness in the world and keeping the message of simple peace alive. Every dollar counts and any amount matters!

With your help, we are hoping to open Silent Stay Santa Barbara by the Summer of 2021.  We look forward to welcoming you with open arms of gratitude as we sit in the silence together once again.  Please spread the word and share with your friends.

*More information can be found here: Silent Stay Retreat Center  is the home of the nonprofit Spring Grove Inc. which offers Heartfulness Meditation.   Support heart-centered awareness in the world by contributing with a tax-deductible donation.

Beginning Garden Area in Montecito, Santa  Barbara, California



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Ruth Davis 
Santa Barbara, CA
Spring Grove Inc 
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