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
5
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Ven ... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Ven ... @ Quaker House
Aug 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ven Khemako - August 5, 2016 @ 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 questions[...]
Aug
11
Thu
all-day August Waxing (Half) Moon 2016
August Waxing (Half) Moon 2016
Aug 11 all-day
August Waxing (Half) Moon 2016
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Aug
18
Thu
all-day August Full Moon – 2016
August Full Moon – 2016
Aug 18 all-day
August Full Moon - 2016
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Aug
19
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with LP V... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with LP V... @ Quaker House
Aug 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with LP Viradhammo - August 19, 2016 @ Quaker House | 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[...]