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.

The Six Element and Sadhana retreat - Seeing with Proper Wisdom

Starts: 7 Apr 2023

A retreat for Dharmacharinis (ordained women) in the Triratna tradition only. A rare opportunity for taking this Insight practice deeper in the…

Women's ordination training event

Starts: 29 Apr 2023

This retreat is by invitation only and led by a team of senior members of the Triratna Buddhist Order for women who are training for ordination in…

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…