Land of Beautiful Vision
What is Sudarshanaloka?
"Sudarshanaloka" means "Land of Beautiful (or Happy) Vision" this Vision is not just about the beautiful view of the hills and water and native bush, "Beautiful Vision" is also about Sangha working together to manifest their shared vision through collective work and practise...not just some abstract unreachable beauty, but the beauty of Sangha.
Sudarshanaloka is a Mandala of different people and activities including the Retreat Centre and resident Community; Lotus Realm Gift and Music shop in Thames; Buddhaloka, the Buddhist Centre in Thames Township (upstairs in the Post office building); Buddhafield, an outreach and Festival team and a network of friendships that spreads across New Zealand and across the World which is the Triratna Buddhist Community
This Mandala grows with each person who forms a spiritual connection with Sudarshanaloka, whether by coming on Retreat, visiting the Community or maybe helping out in some other area. This mandala includes YOU TOO! Sudarshanaloka is all about POTENTIAL and working together to MANIFEST our shared ideals, this IS our Practise! Come and Practise with us.
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YOUR GENEROSITY MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE TO WHAT WE CAN ACHIEVE!
Eight days of mindful sitting and walking. Led by Prajnalila, Suitable for experienced meditators practising within the Triratna tradition Becoming more present, deepening through awareness, acceptan…
Come and explore beginners mind - that creative and aware space each of us possesses that often gets lost in the busyness of our lives. Facilitated by Penny Brownlee and Akasadaka. MandalaYour are wa…
Open to all men familiar with our meditation practices three jewels on fireWe invite you to join us for a weekend retreat with meditation, devotional practice and in the company of like minded men. A…
Open to all men familiar with our meditation practices Led by Silaratna and NityadanaMore details to come... $490 Full $440 low income
Celebrate Music whilst practicing Mindfulness Karen Hunter The weekend will be facilitated by Karen Hunter, who has taught guitar, voice and songwriting for over 25 years, and Akasadaka, who speciali…
Exploring our creativity in a beautiful natural environment More details to come.... Led by Aryadharma from Sydney $250 full $200 low income
For families of the Triratna Sangha The theme for this retreat is still to be decided and we will add more details closer to the time. On our Family Retreats there are usually opportunities for every…
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