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.

Precepts of the Gurus – Padmasambhava

Starts: 2 Aug 2020

Order/Mitra retreat devoted to the great guru of Uddiyana ‘Precepts of the Gurus’ is a series of retreats themed on Sangharakshita’s precious…

The Four Brahmaviharas

Starts: 29 Aug 2020

meditation retreat for mitras, Order members or by special request This retreat will present and explore the Buddha's teaching on the cultivation of…

Men's ordination training retreat September 2020

Starts: 12 Sep 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…