Governing Institutes

The Center for Contemplative Research and the Fondazione per la Ricerca Contemplativa are a project of The Santa Barbara Institute for Consciousness Studies, founded in 2003 by Dr. Alan Wallace

The Santa Barbara Institute (SBI) for Consciousness Studies is a nonprofit organization dedicated to research and education in the field of cross-cultural and interdisciplinary studies on the nature and potential of the mind. The Italian based Fondazione per la Ricerca Contemplativa ( Foundation for Contemplative Research) will raise the funds for building and managing the CCR in Castellina Marittima. The ownership of the Center For Contemplative Research is retained by The Santa Barbara Institute for Consciousness.

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