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.

A midsummer magic retreat

Starts: 29 Dec 2017

Over New Years at Sudarshanaloka For the past few years we have been running a New Year's retreat. It offers a different way of welcoming in the new…

The Alchemical Heart

Starts: 5 Jan 2018

Two week meditation retreat with Paramananda for Triratna Order members and GFR mitras Please note as of 15 May 2017 all indoor accommodation is full…

Nothing Special Retreat

Starts: 21 Jan 2018

One week meditation retreat with Paramananda for Triratna Order members and GFR mitras There is a danger that our practice of meditation can become a…