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.

Poetry and meditation retreat

Starts: 31 May 2024

Merging streams My mind is like the autumn moon clear and bright in a pool of jade. Nothing can compare. What more can I say? Join us over the…

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…

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