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.

Bodhicitta and Mahamudra practice II

Starts: 22 Dec 2018

A retreat for Triratna Order members and GFR mitras only Viveka was ordained in 1997 and was chair of the San Francisco Buddhist Center until very…

A midsummer magic retreat

Starts: 29 Dec 2018

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…

Dusting The Mirror of the Heart

Starts: 18 Jan 2019

A Yoga & Buddhism Retreat As Yoga spread from its Indian roots to the Western world more of an emphasis was placed on its physical methods rather…