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.

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“…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

Apr
3
Fri
all-day April Full Moon
April Full Moon
Apr 3 all-day
April Full Moon
  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  
Apr
10
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Apr 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya Medhanandi - April 10, 2015 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Ayyā Medhānandī Bhikkhunī, 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 to[...]
Apr
11
Sat
all-day April – Waning (Half) Moon
April – Waning (Half) Moon
Apr 11 all-day
April - Waning (Half) Moon
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Apr
17
Fri
all-day April – New Moon
April – New Moon
Apr 17 all-day
April - New Moon
“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
Apr
18
Sat
2:00 pm Noble Eightfold Path Study Group @ First Unitarian Congregation
Noble Eightfold Path Study Group @ First Unitarian Congregation
Apr 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Registration is full for the study group.