OBS Activity Calendar

 

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Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya Medhanandi – May 5, 2017 7:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya Medhanandi – May 5, 2017 @ Quaker House
May 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya Medhanandi - May 5, 2017 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Ayyā Medhānandī , Bhikkhuni, 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[...]
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Friday Evening Meeting with Ven Khemako – May 19, 2017 7:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ven Khemako – May 19, 2017 @ Quaker House
May 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ven Khemako - May 19, 2017 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
. Venerable Khemako was born in Phoenix, Arizona in 1959 into a large Catholic family and received his primary education from priests and nuns at the local Church-run school. His long-standing interest in the core[...]
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Friday Evening Meeting with Ajahn Punnadhammo – June 2, 2017 @ Quaker House
Jun 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

PunnadhammoAjahn Punnadhammo is the resident bhikku at Arrow River Forest Hermitage, a Theravadin Buddhist monastery and meditation centre located fifty miles southwest of Thunder Bay. Venerable Punnadhammo has been studying and practising Buddhism since 1979. He began studying the dhamma under Kema Ananda, the founder and first teacher at the Arrow River Centre, and did a one-year solitary retreat at the Centre in 1988.

After this he went to Thailand and was ordained in the forest tradition of Ajahn Chah in 1990. Between 1990 and 1995 he was based at Wat Pah Nanachat, Thailand, and in 1995 was asked by Kema Ananda to return to Canada to assume the management of the Arrow River. He has been there ever since. Venerable Punnadhammo is Canadian, born in Toronto in 1955.

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Friday Evening Meeting – U Jagara June 16, 2017 @ Quaker House
Jun 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Venerable U Jagara is Canadian-born and has been a Theravadin monk for 35 years, primarily in Sri Lanka and Myanmar (Burma). He has trained and taught in the U Ba Khin as well as the Pa-Auk traditions of Myanmar (Burma), where he is presently living, dedicating his time to meditation and research.

 

The evening consists of a period of guided meditation, followed by a Dhamma talk and a question and answer period

This event is free. Donations are gratefully accepted and go to support the teacher and to support this and similar OBS events.

All are welcome to attend

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Friday Evening Meeting with LP Viradhammo – July 7, 2017 @ Quaker House
Jul 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

 

AjahnViradhammoThe leader for this Buddhist meditation and dhamma talk will be Luang Por Viradhammo.

Luang Por Viradhammo is the senior abbot of Tissarana monastery, located in Perth, Ontario, which he founded in 2005. He has been the principal spiritual guide for the Ottawa Buddhist Society for the past 10 years.

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Friday Evening Meeting with LP Viradhammo – July 21, 2017 @ Quaker House
Jul 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

 

AjahnViradhammoThe leader for this Buddhist meditation and dhamma talk will be Luang Por Viradhammo.

Luang Por Viradhammo is the senior abbot of Tissarana monastery, located in Perth, Ontario, which he founded in 2005. He has been the principal spiritual guide for the Ottawa Buddhist Society for the past 10 years.

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Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya Medhanandi – August 4, 2017 @ Quaker House
Aug 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Ayya MedhanandiAyyā Medhānandī , Bhikkhuni, 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 India, studied with an Advaita sage, completed an Msc in nutrition and managed UN and other aid agency programs for malnourished women and children.

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Friday Evening Meeting with LP Viradhammo – August 18, 2017 @ Quaker House
Aug 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

 

AjahnViradhammoThe leader for this Buddhist meditation and dhamma talk will be Luang Por Viradhammo.

Luang Por Viradhammo is the senior abbot of Tissarana monastery, located in Perth, Ontario, which he founded in 2005. He has been the principal spiritual guide for the Ottawa Buddhist Society for the past 10 years.