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

May
25
Mon
all-day May Waxing (Half) Moon 2015
May Waxing (Half) Moon 2015
May 25 all-day
May Waxing (Half) Moon 2015
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May
29
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting – Andre V... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting – Andre V... @ Quaker House
May 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting - Andre Vellino May 29, 2015 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Andre has been a member of the Ottawa Buddhist Society since the early 90’s and has practiced with many Theravada monastics and lay teachers. He has been a member of the Order of Interbeing since[...]
May
30
Sat
all-day May Full Moon – 2015
May Full Moon – 2015
May 30 all-day
May Full Moon - 2015
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Jun
5
Fri
7:00 pm Non- Residential Retreat with Aj... @ River House
Non- Residential Retreat with Aj... @ River House
Jun 5 @ 7:00 pm – Jun 7 @ 3:00 pm
Non- Residential Retreat with Ajahn Punnadhammo June 5-7, 2015 ** REGISTRATION IS CLOSED ** @ River House  | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
** PLEASE NOTE THIS RETREAT REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED ** IF YOU WANT YOUR NAME TO BE PLACED ON A WAITING PLEASE CONTACT THE RETREAT REGISTRAR   retreats@ottawabuddhistsociety.com Ajahn Punnadhammo is the resident bhikku at Arrow[...]