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

Nov
2
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Vene... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Vene... @ Quaker House
Nov 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Venerable Khemako - November 2, 2018 @ 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[...]
Nov
16
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Nov 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya Medhanandi - November 16, 2018 @ 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[...]
Nov
17
Sat
all-day Non-Residential Retreat – Ayya ... @ Fisher Heights Community Centre, Ottawa
Non-Residential Retreat – Ayya ... @ Fisher Heights Community Centre, Ottawa
Nov 17 – Nov 18 all-day
Non-Residential Retreat -  Ayya Medhanandhi Nov 17-18 th 2018 @ Fisher Heights Community Centre, Ottawa | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
  THEME: Death and Dying Venue: Fisher Heights Community Centre, Ottawa More details to be announced in Sept 2018
Dec
7
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Vene... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Vene... @ Quaker House
Dec 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Venerable Khemako - December 7, 2018 @ 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[...]