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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Spiritual Mentors

Join our Newsletter

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

Mar
8
Sun
8:30 am Soup Kitchen – March 08 2015 @ Shepherds of Good Hope
Soup Kitchen – March 08 2015 @ Shepherds of Good Hope
Mar 8 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Soup Kitchen - March 08 2015 @ Shepherds of Good Hope | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Volunteers needed to prepare and serve food.
Mar
12
Thu
all-day March – Waning (Half) Moon
March – Waning (Half) Moon
Mar 12 all-day
March - Waning (Half) Moon
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Mar
13
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Evel... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Evel... @ Quaker House
Mar 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Evelyn Tan - March 13, 2015 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Evelyn Tan Evelyn Tan first learned about Buddhism, mindfulness and vipassana meditation largely through the Ottawa Buddhist Society when she and her family moved to Ottawa some twenty years ago. She teaches Mindfulness Based Cognitive[...]
Mar
14
Sat
2:00 pm Noble Eightfold Path Study Group @ First Unitarian Congregation
Noble Eightfold Path Study Group @ First Unitarian Congregation
Mar 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Registration is full for the study group.
Mar
19
Thu
all-day March – New Moon
March – New Moon
Mar 19 all-day
March - New Moon
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