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.

Stillness, simplicity and contentment

Starts: 24 Dec 2021

A simple gathering over Xmas at Sudarshanaloka This retreat will be open to everyone, whether they are vaccinated against Covid-19 or not. Read about…

Walking the Mandala

Starts: 27 Dec 2021

Five days of walking the Land of Beautiful Vision, and beyond This retreat will be open to everyone, whether they are vaccinated against Covid-19 or…

Living Nature Retreat

Starts: 3 Jan 2022

Embodying the elements at Sudarshanaloka Vaccine passports will be used for this retreat. Read about the retreat conditions here. Everything is alive…