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.

Working in Nature at Sudarshanaloka

Starts: 13 Oct 2017

Giving back to the land We have been experimenting with these weekend formats for a few years now. And, after the success of our last event, we think…

Triratna Order mitra retreat

Starts: 19 Oct 2017

Labour Day retreat for mitras and Order members These retreats are open to all mitras and Order members of the Triratna Buddhist Community. This…

Beginners meditation retreat

Starts: 27 Oct 2017

Cultivating a calm and clear mind This retreat is an introduction to the Mindfulness of Breathing meditation practice which is one of two principal…