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 ordination training retreat

Starts: 8 Jul 2022

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

Meeting the lotus-born guru

Starts: 23 Jul 2022

Padmasambhava practice retreat O my own immediate precious guru, abiding within the lotus of my heart. Join Dhiraprabha and Khemayogini for a week…

Men's Order Nissaya

Starts: 6 Aug 2022

For men ordained within the last five years The Nissaya period is the first five years of your Order life. At ordination, we take up new practises,…