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.

The Five Skandhas retreat

Starts: 19 Oct 2018

Triratna Order mitra retreat The Five Skandhas retreat aims at practically developing the awareness of our experience viewed from the perspective of…

Becoming Pagan Shaman Buddha

Starts: 26 Oct 2018

Re-imagining an Ancient Ritual Throughout human history people have practiced rituals of healing and purification. Our ancestors recognised the…

Beginners meditation retreat

Starts: 9 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…