Mahamudra Centre for Universal Unity is a Buddhist Retreat center, offering visitors opportunities to reflect, meditate, listen and explore the authentic teachings of the Buddha.
Visit our events calendar page for a summary of our meditation retreats and other events.
When there is no group retreat going on, visitors are welcome to drop in for our daily meditations (8-8.30am) in the Gompa, stroll around our gardens, or stay a bit longer as a guest making use of our accommodation options.
Our Universal Unity Shop is located in the Main House. Open 10am to 5pm daily. Drop in!
Making Friends with Anxiety - Dialogue and Guided Meditation
at Yoga Whitianga, 17 Monk Street, Whitianga
10am-12noon Sunday 26 September
No booking needed for our community events. Just drop in. By koha/donation. Everyone warmly welcome!
Community Events resume 4 October 2021
10am-12noon 13 October and 12 November
Everyone warmly welcome!
If you would like to sponsor offerings or request a prayer please do get in touch!
2pm – 3:30pm Tuesdays in September (7th, 14th, 21st, 28th)
Retreats up Next....
1-3 Oct, 12-14 Nov, 3-5 Dec 2021
8-10 October, 2021
22 - 27 October, 2021
30-31 October, 20-21 November, 11-12 December
5 - 7 November, 2021
26 - 28 November, 2021
3 - 10 January, 2022
14 - 21 January, 2022
4-7 February, 2022
Guru Puja with Tsog
4pm 16th September, 10am 1st October, 4pm 15th October; 10am 27th October, 4:30pm 31st October; 4pm 14th November; 10am 29th November, 4pm 13th December, 10am 29th December
4pm 14th September; 10am 13th October; 10am 12th November, 4pm 3rd December
Medicine Buddha Puja
4pm 20th October, 4pm 19th November, 4pm 18th December
Currently we have Venerable Thubten Khadro visiting Mahamudra. Venerable Khadro is a qualified NZ Buddhist Hospice and Healthcare Chaplain, the NZ Buddhist Council and while here at Mahamudra Centre is available to those in need. If you wish to meet with her please complete an enquiry form providing as much information as possible.
Cross Organisational Support and Services
Like-minded organizations and groups can also rent our facilities. You do not have to be a Buddhist to visit or participate in activities – everyone is welcome! For more information please complete an enquiry form.
Mahamudra Centre for Universal Unity is a Tibetan Buddhist centre located in Coromandel, New Zealand. It is a registered charitable trust and is affiliated with the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT), a worldwide network of over 150 Buddhist centres, projects and services.