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.

Anapanasati mindfulness meditation retreat

Starts: 22 Jan 2021

Mitra and Order member retreat at Sudarshanaloka During the Ᾱnāpānasati meditation retreat we train in 'breathing with mindfulness' according to…

Beginners meditation retreat

Starts: 5 Feb 2021

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

Sudarshanaloka stupa anniversary

Starts: 13 Feb 2021

Parinirvana day and celebration of Dhardo Rimpoche The stupa at Sudarshanaloka is one of several within the Triratna Buddhist community containing…