10 – 15 October

The sublime meditations of the Heruka Body Mandala enable us to swiftly transform our ordinary world and experiences into those of a Buddha, a fully enlightened being. This retreat is a rare opportunity to gain experience of the Highest Yoga Tantra practices of Buddha Heruka under the guidance of an experienced teacher. By becoming familiar with these meditations you will gain confidence in your ability to become an enlightened person and bring happiness and benefit to everyone.

Set in the exquisite natural beauty of New Zealand, this retreat offers perfect conditions that will allow your mind to let go and enjoy the bliss of this practice. Open to everyone with Highest Yoga Tantra empowerment – don’t miss this precious opportunity!


Gen Kelsang Rabten is the National Spiritual Director for Kadampa Buddhism in New Zealand, Australia and South East Asia, and has taught meditation for over twenty-five years. His deep faith in Buddha’s teachings and the sincerity of his practice inspire many people to embark on a meaningful and rich spiritual life.


Retreat Fee: NZ$385

Accommodation (per person):

Camping $150

Four-Person Dorm $240

Onsite Caravan $240

Twin/Double Room $375

Single Room $470

Bookings open 10am NZDT Sunday 17 November.

Location & Information

The retreat will be held at Tauhara Retreat Centre, overlooking picturesque Lake Taupo in New Zealand’s North Island, south of Auckland.

Details about travel will be made available shortly.