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.


“…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

7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting – Andre V... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting – Andre V... @ Quaker House
Jan 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting - Andre Vellino Jan.16, 2014 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Andre has been a member of the Ottawa Buddhist Society since the early 90’s and is a disciple of Thich Nhat Hanh and a member of the Order of Interbeing. He has lead meditation classes[...]