From meditation wisdom grows.

From lack of meditation wisdom fades. 

The one knowing this relation of growth and loss

should settle with solid determination on the 

way to growth of wisdom by understanding. 

- Dhammapada Verse 282


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.

The OBS focuses primarily on Buddhist teachings in the Theravada tradition as practised in the forest monasteries in Sri Lanka, Thailand and Burma.

Practitioners and the spiritual mentors of the OBS communicate primarily in English.


The OBS is on Facebook.


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