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
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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

May
25
Thu
all-day May – New Moon
May – New Moon
May 25 all-day
May - 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
Jun
2
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Ajah... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Ajah... @ Quaker House
Jun 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ajahn Punnadhammo - June 2, 2017 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Ajahn Punnadhammo is the resident bhikku at Arrow River Forest Hermitage, a Theravadin Buddhist monastery and meditation centre located fifty miles southwest of Thunder Bay. Venerable Punnadhammo has been studying and practising Buddhism since 1979. He[...]
Jun
3
Sat
all-day Ajahn Punnadhammo Non-Residentia... @ River House
Ajahn Punnadhammo Non-Residentia... @ River House
Jun 3 – Jun 4 all-day
Ajahn Punnadhammo Non-Residential Retreat @ River House  | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
THE REGISTRATION for Ajahn Punnadhammo’s retreat is now FULL, the OBS is keeping a WAITING LIST . People can still register but should opt for “send a cheque” but they should wait to send the[...]
Jun
9
Fri
all-day June Full Moon – 2017
June Full Moon – 2017
Jun 9 all-day
June Full Moon - 2017
  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  
Jun
11
Sun
2:00 am OBS Social Sunday June 11th 2017
OBS Social Sunday June 11th 2017
Jun 11 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am
OBS Social Sunday June 11th 2017
The next OBS social is planned for Sunday June 11, 2017 from  2-5 pm. It will be held at the home of Jane Brown, 71 Sunnycrest Drive.  All are invited and please remember to bring[...]