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.

Image, inquiry and imagination

Starts: 10 Jul 2021

Men's winter retreat at Sudarshanaloka What are the relevant images that support the Ideal of Human Enlightenment for you at this point in your life?…

The Four Brahmaviharas

Starts: 11 Sep 2021

Retreat for mitras, Order members and by special request This annual retreat will explore the Buddha's teaching on the cultivation of positive…

Setting sail into the mystery

Starts: 23 Sep 2021

For those participating in our newcomers programme A simple and spacious retreat for those participating in our introductory programme to come…