Welcome to the OBS

The Ottawa Buddhist Society serves Theravada Buddhists of all backgrounds in and around Ottawa, Canada’s Capital. All who support the Society and its objectives are welcome to Society activities: meditation retreats, days of mindfulness, Friday evening meetings at 91A Fourth Avenue, Dharma study groups and to become members.

Dhamma

“…it is our own mind that should be soaked by the rain of truth…”  Buddha Gandavyuha Sutra

 

 

 

Pindapata

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Regular e-mails to the Ottawa Buddhist Society mailing list announce monthly OBS event bulletins, important OBS news, etc.

How to participate?

You can participate in the OBS in many different ways. We are always looking for volunteers!

Upcoming Events

Aug
3
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Aug 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya Medhanandi - August 3, 2018 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Ayyā Medhānandī , Bhikkhuni, a native of Montreal, is the founder of Sati Sārāņīya Hermitage, a Theravada Buddhist training monastery for bhikkhunīs in Perth, Ontario, Canada. After learning to meditate at 21, she made pilgrimage[...]
Aug
17
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Vene... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Vene... @ Quaker House
Aug 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Venerable Khemako - August 17, 2018 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
  Venerable Khemako was born in Phoenix, Arizona in 1959 into a large Catholic family and received his primary education from priests and nuns at the local Church-run school. His long-standing interest in the core[...]
Aug
18
Sat
8:30 am Day of Mindfulness with Ven Khem... @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Day of Mindfulness with Ven Khem... @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Aug 18 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Day of Mindfulness with Ven Khemako - August 18, 2018 @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple) | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Venerable Khemako was born in Phoenix, Arizona in 1959 into a large Catholic family and received his primary education from priests and nuns at the local Church-run school. His long-standing interest in the core questions[...]
Sep
7
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Vene... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Vene... @ Quaker House
Sep 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Venerable Khemako - September 7, 2018 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
  Venerable Khemako was born in Phoenix, Arizona in 1959 into a large Catholic family and received his primary education from priests and nuns at the local Church-run school. His long-standing interest in the core[...]
Sep
21
Fri
all-day LP Viradhammo Residential Retrea... @ Galilee Centre
LP Viradhammo Residential Retrea... @ Galilee Centre
Sep 21 – Sep 28 all-day
LP Viradhammo Residential Retreat - September 21-28, 2018 @ Galilee Centre | Arnprior | Ontario | Canada
Luang Por Viradhammo is the Abbott of Tisarana Buddhist Monastery. He was born in Germany, 1947, to Latvian refugee parents. They moved to Toronto when he was four years old. Around 1969, while living in[...]