Mahamudra Centre for Universal Unity is a Buddhist Retreat center, offering visitors opportunities to reflect, meditate, listen to teachings, practice and actualize the un-mistaken teachings of the Buddha.
Visit our events calendar page for a summary of our events.
Visitors are welcome to drop in for our daily meditations (8.30-9am) in the Gompa or stroll 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!
These events are all on a donation basis. Just drop in – no experience required. Everyone warmly welcome!
Tuesdays 13 April, 20 April, 27 April,4 May, 11 May
Retreats up Next....
16 - 18 April
23 - 26 April
21 - 26 May
28 June - 1 July, 30 June - 3 July, 2-5 July, 4-7 July, 6-9 July, 8-11 July, 10-13 July, 12-15 July
Guru Puja with Tsog
5pm 22 April; 4pm 6 May; 10am 21 May; 7pm 4 June; 4pm 20 June
4pm 20 April; 4pm 18 June
Medicine Buddha Puja
4pm 27 April; 4pm 20 May; 4pm 24 June
Sakadawa – celebration of the birth, enlightenment, and parinirvana
10:30am – Guru Puja with Tsog
4:30-6pm Emptiness Practices – Recitation of the Vajra Cutter Sutra & Heart Sutra
6pm Dinner ($15)
7pm Light Offerings at the Stupa
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.