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
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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
26
Fri
all-day August – Waning (Half) Moon 2016
August – Waning (Half) Moon 2016
Aug 26 all-day
August - Waning (Half) Moon 2016
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Sep
1
Thu
all-day September – New Moon 2016
September – New Moon 2016
Sep 1 all-day
September - New Moon 2016
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Sep
2
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Sep 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya Medhanandi - September 2, 2016 @ 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[...]
Sep
9
Fri
all-day September Waxing (Half) Moon 2016
September Waxing (Half) Moon 2016
Sep 9 all-day
September Waxing (Half) Moon 2016
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