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.

Men's Winter Retreat

Starts: 6 Jul 2019

Mind in Harmony - open to all men 'Experiences are preceded by mind, led by mind, and produced by mind. If one speaks or acts with an impure mind,…

Cultivating & Appreciating the Brahmaviharas

Starts: 28 Sep 2019

open to Triratna mitras and Order members or by invite This week long retreat will explore the Buddha's teachings on the cultivation of positive…

Beginners meditation retreat

Starts: 7 Nov 2019

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