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

Join our Newsletter

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

Sep
20
Wed
all-day September – New Moon 2017
September – New Moon 2017
Sep 20 all-day
September - New Moon 2017
“Moon phase 1” by Daniel Kmiec – Own work. Licensed under GFDL via Wikimedia Commons – http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Moon_phase_1.svg#mediaviewer/File:Moon_phase_1.svg
Sep
22
Fri
all-day LP Viradhammo Residential Retreat @ Galilee Centre
LP Viradhammo Residential Retreat @ Galilee Centre
Sep 22 – Sep 29 all-day
LP Viradhammo Residential Retreat @ 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[...]
Sep
28
Thu
all-day September – Waxing (Half) Moon 2017
September – Waxing (Half) Moon 2017
Sep 28 all-day
September - Waxing (Half) Moon 2017
          http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Moon_phase_6.svg#mediaviewer/File:Moon_phase_6.svg
Oct
5
Thu
all-day October – Full Moon – 2017
October – Full Moon – 2017
Oct 5 all-day
October - Full Moon - 2017
  Moon phase 4″ by Daniel Kmiec – Own work. Licensed under GFDL via Wikimedia Commons – http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Moon_phase_4.svg#mediaviewer/File:Moon_phase_4.svg  
Oct
6
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Oct 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya Medhanandi - October 6, 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[...]