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.

Hunt for the Winter People ... (continued)

Starts: 24 Aug 2018

A mitra-led long weekend of shared practice celebrating the elemental riches of Sudarshanaloka in the winter.

Men's ordination training retreat

Starts: 8 Sep 2018

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…

Working in Nature at Sudarshanaloka

Starts: 21 Sep 2018

Giving back to the land We have been experimenting with these weekend formats for a few years now. And, after the success of our previous events, we…