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

Feb
5
Mon
12:00 pm Registration Opens: Jim and Rand...
Registration Opens: Jim and Rand...
Feb 5 @ 12:00 pm – Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm
Register Now For Manual Registration form to MAIL to Retreat Registrar Click here(PDF) or Click here(Word)
Feb
22
Thu
all-day February – Waxing New Moon 2018
February – Waxing New Moon 2018
Feb 22 all-day
February - Waxing New Moon 2018
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Feb
24
Sat
8:30 am RESCHEDULED Day of Mindfulness –... @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
RESCHEDULED Day of Mindfulness –... @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Feb 24 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
RESCHEDULED Day of Mindfulness - February 24th, 2018 @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple) | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
** Dear OBS Members and Friends ** Due to the celebrations of the Chinese New Year this Saturday at the Tu-An Pagoda, the OBS was asked to reschedule the Day of Mindfulness to NEXT Saturday[...]
Feb
25
Sun
8:30 am Soup Kitchen – Feb 25th 2018
Soup Kitchen – Feb 25th 2018
Feb 25 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Soup Kitchen - Feb 25th 2018
OBS Soup Kitchen Shepherds of Good Hope This is a community event where a volunteer team of members and friends, wishing to donate their time and food preparation skills, are welcome to join in. The[...]
Mar
2
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Andr... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Andr... @ Quaker House
Mar 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Andre Vellino - March 2, 2018 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Andre has been a member and past President of the Ottawa Buddhist Society and practiced with many Theravada monastics and lay teachers. Since 2002 he has been a member of the Order of Interbeing and[...]