Welcome! The Center for Sacred Studies is dedicated to sustaining ways of life,
based on collaboration and reciprocity with the Earth and all Her beings.
Our Worldwide Community
The seeds of the Center for Sacred Studies were first planted in 1995 in our intentional community, Kayumari. We joined together at that time to live together, to raise our children, to create a safe place for prayer while nurturing our relation to the Divine and to this wondrous creation.
Our non-profit 501(c)(3) root, the Center for Sacred Studies, took hold in 2001 to protect our ways of prayer. This created a collaboration with the Global Community to serve our Earth-Based Initiatives, to honor our ceremonies in our Sanctuary, and to inspire with our Global University through our Ministry and Educational programs.
We continue, through the decades, to unite with people in many countries around the world growing our prayer for the next seven generations!
Join us on this sacred journey as a walking prayer for Mother Earth.
Jyoti Ma, Grandmother Vision Keeper
CSS Ministry Training Program
The Class of 2023 starts this September 1st, 2021!
Next Q&A CSS Ministry Training Program with
Jyoti Ma, Grandmother Vision Keeper and Darlene Hunter, Spiritual Director
June 10, 2021 @ 11 AM PST!
The Center for Sacred Studies Earth & Spirit Online Store
The Mothership Program - A Virtual Circle!
Join Virtual Circles each month on Wednesday at 5 pm PST
Each Virtual Circle is part of a monthly subscription of $19.99 (or $200 per year)
Fireside Chat with Jyoti and Darlene
& MotherShip Program Calls
& Series (coming soon!)
All are Welcome to the MotherShip Program Calls!
"Sending big love and congratulations on this beautiful mothership birth for CSS! May She thrive!" S.B., Half-Moon Bay, CA
We depend on gifts from loving souls like you...
You can make a difference today!
Center for Sacred Studies is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that makes all donations to tax-deductible.
Our Core Programs
Global University: Prepare yourself to improve the Quality of Life in the World
Online Ministry Training Program - a 2-year online program with two tracks, Auditing or Ordination. See the Ministry Training Program Information page
Children's Stargate - a four-day retreat in various worldwide locations- Our Elders tell us that those closest to Creator are the children and the elders. See the Children's Stargate Information page.
Online Wisdom Bridge is an international educational initiative that, through the wonderful technology of teleseminars, makes far-reaching wisdom accessible to people around the world. See the Wisdom Bridge Information page
Earth Initiatives: What we are doing in the World
The Fountain - For The Natural Order of Our Existence. Restoring a global economy of Reciprocity inspired by Nature and the Sacred. See The Fountain For The Natural Order of Our Existence Information page.
Fiscal Sponsorships: Camp for Peace Liberia - Education and Rehabilitation Project for marginalized youth in Liberia. Fukushima Solutions - We can then heal the oceans and heal ourselves; See the Fiscal Sponsorships Information page.
Let's Stay Connected
"This program (CSS) is changing my life. So grateful!!! " - Elaine McCall
"Life became joyous and simple and it was magical. I sat in stillness, I read, I worked on my sacred art projects wrapped in the warmth of the sanctuary. Can not wait for the next silent retreat!" – Stace J
"The Center for Sacred Studies and all beings involved have helped me remember the divinity within me and how to embrace my spirituality with love. Thank you for all the selfless time of service you spend helping to awaken humans and heal our beautiful Mother Earth! Much love, gratitude and many Blessings!" - Margie
"CSS changed my life. I am grateful for their love and care." - Jamie
"Making the decision to do this Ministry Training Program has been the most extraordinary gift I could ever imagine. My life has transformed in the most blessed and sacred ways as I have learned to carry the tools of transformation for myself and others in this time of great planetary shift." - Rev. Ellen Kittredge, Earthsong Clan, MTP 2015
“The most beautiful, life changing gift I gave to myself was saying yes to this beautiful program (MTP). I am now surrounded by a community of wise teachers, elders, sisters and brothers who are cheering me on and holding me in a beautiful way. Completing this program was just the beginning. I now have a spiritual family.“ - Jennifer Hensiek
“It (Stargate) gave me the tools to stay open to follow that guidance…to do it despite the fear and know that I’m held in a good place… To have this family to come back to and my teachers who are just incredible spiritual mentors. I feel so grateful to be able to learn from them and to be able to learn with my peers…and grow into this family…and know it is so safe. Whatever kind of healing needs to be done this is a safe place to do it.” – JS
“Stargate brought forth in me more of who I am, how I serve the greater good, and what I can do to make a difference in this world. This mystery school offers core personal insights, deep healing and lifelong friendships… I highly recommend it to anyone who is serious about growing into wholeness and living in Joy.” – TR