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!

View our latest newsletter here.

public talk VK
Qi Gong
Tree Planting Day

These events are all on a donation basis. Just drop in – no experience required. Everyone warmly welcome!

Online Offerings...

Tuesdays 13 April, 20 April, 27 April,4 May, 11 May

Retreats up Next....

16 - 18 April

23 - 26 April

7-9 May

21 - 26 May

Vajrasattva updated

4-11 June

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


Tara Puja

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

26 May 

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

Everyone is welcome to join and all practices are offered on a donation basis. You can also make offerings or sponsor a puja to benefit your friends and family (see our prayers and pujas page for details)

Other services

Spiritual Support

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

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