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: 8 Jul 2018

Vision that Frees: bringing insight practice into your Dharma life As Buddhists we apply ourselves to the practice of the Buddhist Path whose sole…

Hunt for the Winter People ... (continued)

Starts: 24 Aug 2018

A mitra-led long weekend of shared practice celebrating the elemental riches of Sudarshanaloka in the winter.

Men's ordination training retreat

Starts: 8 Sep 2018

Triratna Buddhist Community This retreat is by invitation only and led by a team of senior members of the Triratna Buddhist Order for men who are…