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.

Engaging in Nature at Sudarshanaloka

Starts: 22 May 2020

(previously known as Working in Nature) These 'engaging with nature' weekends (previously known as working in nature weekends) have become a regular…

The Yogi's Joy

Starts: 25 Jun 2020

Milarepa *The Song of Realisation* from the Hundred Thousand Songs of Milarepa. An invitation to immerse yourself in beauty, song and poetry.

The Four Brahmaviharas

Starts: 29 Aug 2020

meditation retreat for mitras, Order members or by special request This retreat will present and explore the Buddha's teaching on the cultivation of…