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 Magical Mala

Starts: 30 Mar 2018

The joys of creating and weaving your way to calm On this retreat we will be focusing on the joys of making. We will spend time in the beautiful…

Creative Writing and Meditation Retreat

Starts: 6 Apr 2018

Writing your way to Mindfulness and Compassion¬† Creative writing can be a powerful transformative tool when combined with our seated meditation…

Beginners meditation retreat

Starts: 20 Apr 2018

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