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

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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

Jul
6
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Jul 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya Medhanandi - July 6, 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[...]
Jul
13
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with LP V... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with LP V... @ Quaker House
Jul 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with LP Viradhammo - July 13, 2018 @ 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 Tisarana monastery, located in Perth, Ontario, which he founded in 2005. He[...]
Jul
14
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)
Jul 14 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Day of Mindfulness with LP Viradhammo - July 14, 2018 @  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
3
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Aug 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya Medhanandi - August 3, 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[...]
Aug
17
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Vene... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Vene... @ Quaker House
Aug 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Venerable Khemako - August 17, 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[...]