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.

Beauty and urgency

Starts: 3 Feb 2022

Turning the mind to truth Vaccine passports will be used for this retreat. Read about the retreat conditions here. There are four reflections that…

Awakening the Dakini retreat

Starts: 7 Feb 2022

A retreat for Triratna women Order members only. You are invited to join Dhiraprabha and Karunajoti on a 5 day Dharmacharini retreat during which we…

Sudarshanaloka stupa anniversary

Starts: 13 Feb 2022

Parinirvana day and celebration of Dhardo Rimpoche The stupa at Sudarshanaloka is one of several within the Triratna Buddhist community containing…