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.

How to participate?

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

Upcoming Events

Jul
10
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Jul 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya Medhanandi - July 10, 2015 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Ayyā Medhānandī Bhikkhunī, 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 to[...]
Jul
15
Wed
all-day July – New Moon 2015
July – New Moon 2015
Jul 15 all-day
July - New Moon 2015
“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
Jul
23
Thu
all-day July – Waning (Half) Moon 2015
July – Waning (Half) Moon 2015
Jul 23 all-day
July - Waning (Half) Moon 2015
            http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Moon_phase_2.svg#mediaviewer/File:Moon_phase_2.svg      
Jul
24
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Vene... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Vene... @ Quaker House
Jul 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Venerable Khemako - July 24, 2015 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Friday Evening meditation and dhamma talk with Venerable Khemako Ven. Khemako