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.

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You can participate in the OBS in many different ways. We are always looking for volunteers!

Upcoming Events

Aug
18
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with LP V... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with LP V... @ Quaker House
Aug 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with LP Viradhammo - August 18, 2017 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
  The leader for this Buddhist meditation and dhamma talk will be Luang Por Viradhammo. Luang Por Viradhammo is the senior abbot of Tissarana monastery, located in Perth, Ontario, which he founded in 2005. He[...]
Aug
19
Sat
8:30 am Day of Mindfulness with LP Virad... @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Day of Mindfulness with LP Virad... @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Aug 19 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Day of Mindfulness with LP Viradhammo - August 19, 2017 at Tu-An Pagoda @  Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple) | 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 has[...]
Aug
21
Mon
all-day August – New Moon 2017
August – New Moon 2017
Aug 21 all-day
August - 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
Aug
29
Tue
all-day August Waxing (Half) Moon 2017
August Waxing (Half) Moon 2017
Aug 29 all-day
August Waxing (Half) Moon 2017
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Sep
1
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Sep 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya Medhanandi - September 1, 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[...]