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.

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

Jul
21
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with LP V... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with LP V... @ Quaker House
Jul 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with LP Viradhammo - July 21, 2017 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
  The leader for this Buddhist meditation and dhamma talk will be Luang Por Viradhammo. Luang Por Viradhammo is the senior abbot of Tissarana monastery, located in Perth, Ontario, which he founded in 2005. He[...]
Jul
22
Sat
8:30 am Day of Mindfulness with LP Virad... @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Day of Mindfulness with LP Virad... @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Jul 22 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Day of Mindfulness with LP Viradhammo - July 22, 2017 at Tu-An Pagoda @  Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple) | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
The teacher for this Buddhist meditation and dhamma talk will be Luang Por Viradhammo. Luang Por Viradhammo is the senior abbot of Tisarana monastery, located in Perth, Ontario, which he founded in 2005. He has[...]
Jul
23
Sun
all-day July Full Moon – 2017
July Full Moon – 2017
Jul 23 all-day
July Full Moon - 2017
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Jul
31
Mon
all-day July Second Waxing (Half) Moon ...
July Second Waxing (Half) Moon ...
Jul 31 all-day
July  Second Waxing (Half) Moon 2017
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Aug
4
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Aug 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya Medhanandi - August 4, 2017 @ 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[...]