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.

Mandala of Greater Uselessness

Starts: 23 Dec 2022

Simplicity over the Xmas / New Year periods A simple daily programme of meditation and Buddhist ritual over the Christmas and New Year periods at…

Anapanasati Meditation

Starts: 6 Jan 2023

Awareness is revolutionary - peace is a fire During the meditation retreat we train in breathing with mindfulness according to the Ᾱnāpānasati…

Entering into simplicity

Starts: 20 Jan 2023

A retreat for newcomers Step into the elemental beauty of Sudarshanaloka Retreat Centre in the Coromandel hills, and a simple programme of…