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.

Wisdom beyond words

Starts: 17 Jun 2023

A men's retreat on an early Perfection of Wisdom teaching The 'Perfection of Wisdom' is arguably the most precious jewel in the crown of human…

Awakening the Unlimited Heart

Starts: 1 Jul 2023

The four brahma viharas This annual retreat will explore the Buddha's teaching on the cultivation of positive emotion and emotional awareness as…

Padmasambhava practice retreat

Starts: 15 Jul 2023

Dedicated to the archetype of total transformation Lived out fully, Buddhist practice is revolutionary. Its purpose is a complete transformation of…