Why support CCR Aotearoa?
What we do at CCR
CCR is an international network of not-for-profits. We build hermitages around the world to provide a space for long term contemplatives or meditators to work with leading scientists. Together, they work to expand our understanding of consciousness and well being and create health interventions across the world for the benefit of all.
Why we are asking for your help
We are developing a third centre for contemplative research in Aotearoa, New Zealand, Asia Pacific because we believe the world needs healing and we want to provide the insights and tools for it to heal.
By linking the work of our centres, we can reduce the damage we are collectively doing and spark a true revolution in mutual wisdom, care and compassion. We invite you to be part of our vision and mission!
Specifically, your donation to CCR Aotearoa will help enable us to:
Build new eco-friendly retreat cabins & community buildings
at Jhampa Ling to enable more highly-trained contemplatives to enter long-term retreat and be given support and guidance. Our cabins and community buildings are being designed with ecological sustainability at their heart. With as low a carbon footprint as we can achieve, we are being guided by the principles of passive house design. Such principles guide us in the sustainable construction methods and materials we chose with maximum longevity in mind. Energy efficiency will be achieved with our high “R-value” (thermal resistance rating) building design, with solar energy and capture of the land’s natural water resources which can be developed into hydro electricity.
Regenerate and reforest the land
by protecting our existing Jhampa Ling old growth forests; by mass planting and growing of new native trees and plants and by protecting the water courses, we will, with professional guidance, grow the natural habitat of birds, animals, insects and help in the long-term sustainability of the local and therefore global environment. (Carbon sequestration or carbon farming – bringing carbon out of the atmosphere and storing it in the soil via trees and plants – is a core aspect of our sustainability program).
Further professionalise operations
of CCR Asia Pacific to assist us all in helping to Fathom the Mind and Heal the World quickly and effectively.
Your generous donations will impact each facet of our work.
We greatly appreciate your continuing support as a member of the global CCR community. Together, we will cultivate our expansive vision step-by-step, by tending to one another, tending to our minds, and tending to our world.
Donorbox is 100% safe to use. Donorbox does not store any card or bank data. Credit card info is encrypted, tokenised, and safely stored with Stripe. Donorbox is secured by SSL/TLS and is PCI compliant. We will strive to allocate your donation according to your wishes, however, we must retain the flexibility to serve the priorities of essential work as needed.