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.

Taiji & Meditation Retreat

Starts: 16 Nov 2018

A Pathway to Wellbeing Led by Dharmamudra, Nityajoti and Satyananda We are often over-stimulated by external information and quick-fixes in today‚Äôs…

Beginners meditation retreat

Starts: 30 Nov 2018

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

Bodhicitta and Mahamudra practice I

Starts: 13 Dec 2018

A retreat for Triratna Order members and GFR mitras only Viveka was ordained in 1997 and was chair of the San Francisco Buddhist Center until very…