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.

Emptiness and the heart sutra

Starts: 24 Apr 2024

Auckland sangha retreat The Bodhisattva of compassion When he meditated deeply Saw the emptiness of all five skandhas And sundered the bonds that…

Work retreat at Sudarshanaloka

Starts: 3 May 2024

Merge your practical skills with your spiritual path. From 3 -11 May the Sudarshanaloka community will be working on various projects on the land…

Open men's retreat

Starts: 17 May 2024

On the five spiritual faculties An open men’s retreat contemplating the Five Spiritual Faculties in the context of meditation, puja and good…

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