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.

Young men's retreat

Starts: 22 Jun 2024

A mandala of awakening Triratna's system of practice is based on a deep appreciation of the essentials of the Dharma life: integration, positive…

Living with kindness

Starts: 6 Jul 2024

Cultivating kindness for newcomers and experienced practitioners alike Just as a mother would protect her only child at the risk of her own…

Entering into simplicity

Starts: 19 Jul 2024

A retreat for newcomers (Please note the retreat starts Friday night and ends at midday on Monday.) Step into the elemental beauty of Sudarshanaloka…

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