The Centre for Contemplative Research Aotearoa, a charitable trust, was established in 2020 to found what is now the Centre for Contemplative Research at Jhampa Ling. This hermitage of CCR Asia Pacific is located in Matiri Valley, in the South Island of New Zealand.

We believe that the root causes of the world’s most pressing challenges are unhealthy minds that yield destructive behavior, including corruption, violence, environmental degradation, and social oppression. And we believe that these global problems can be solved if and only if we fathom the nature and potentials of consciousness.