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

Jan
21
Sat
8:30 am * *CANCELLED DUE TO WINTER DRIVI... @ Trinity United Church
* *CANCELLED DUE TO WINTER DRIVI... @ Trinity United Church
Jan 21 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
* *CANCELLED DUE TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS**Day of Mindfulness with Jim Bedard - January 21, 2017 @ Trinity United Church | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
JIM AND RANDY WILL BE LEADING A WEEKEND NON-RESIDENTIAL RETREAT MARCH 10 & 11TH AT THE IDYLLIC RON KOLBUS LAKESIDE COMMUNITY CENTRE IN BRITTANIA . MORE NEWS TO FOLLOW MID JANUARY 2017 In his early[...]
Jan
27
Fri
all-day January – New Moon 2017
January – New Moon 2017
Jan 27 all-day
January - New Moon 2017
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Jan
29
Sun
1:30 pm OBS Annual General Meeting and S... @ Ottawa South Community Centre
OBS Annual General Meeting and S... @ Ottawa South Community Centre
Jan 29 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
OBS Annual General Meeting and Social ~ Sunday, January 29, 2017 @ Ottawa South Community Centre | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Ottawa South Community Centre ” After all the AGM business has been taken care of why not take advantage of the chance to meet socially? The social service committee invites everyone to stay afterwards to[...]
Feb
3
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Evel... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Evel... @ Quaker House
Feb 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Evelyn Tan, February 3, 2017 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
The evening will be led by lay practitioner Evelyn Tan and will begin with a 45-minute guided meditation followed by a recorded ‘dhamma’ talk, Evelyn Tan first learned about Buddhism, mindfulness and vipassana meditation largely[...]
Feb
4
Sat
all-day February – Waxing New Moon 2017
February – Waxing New Moon 2017
Feb 4 all-day
February - Waxing New Moon 2017
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