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.

Men's ordination training retreat March 2020

Starts: 5 Mar 2020

Triratna Buddhist Community This retreat is by invitation only and led by a team of senior members of the Triratna Buddhist Order for men who are…

Under 35s Retreat

Starts: 27 Mar 2020

Young Buddhists Retreat for those under 35 years This will be our third annual under 35s summer retreat. Theme to be announced soon, but as always…

Following the golden thread

Starts: 2 Apr 2020

Deepening our spiritual practice through writing and meditation ‘There’s a thread you follow. It goes among things that change. But it doesn’t…