Welcome to Sudarshanaloka

Land of beautiful vision

Sudarshanaloka is a Buddhist retreat centre near Thames, New Zealand. Our aim is to provide the conditions for people to deepen their spiritual practice. We run meditation retreats, offer isolated cabins for solitary retreats, and host community events.

The Four Brahmaviharas

Starts: 29 Aug 2020

retreat for mitras, Order members and by special request This annual retreat will explore the Buddha's teaching on the cultivation of positive…

Men's Order Nissaya

Starts: 12 Sep 2020

for men ordained within the last five years The Nissaya period is the first five years of your Order life. At ordination, we take up new practises, a…

Beginners meditation retreat

Starts: 9 Oct 2020

Cultivating a calm and positive mind This retreat is an introduction to both the Mindfulness of Breathing and the Metta Bhavana meditation practices…