Days of Mindfulness

Monthly Days of Mindfulness – Poya Days – for 2017

On May 20th members and friends of the Ottawa Buddhist Society will once again gather to practice mindfulness meditation at the Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple), 3591 Albion Road, near Bank Street.

These days of silent meditation and dhamma reflections are conducted by a visiting monk or nun.The Days of Mindfulness run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and include periods of sitting meditation, walking meditation, dhamma readings, listening to dhamma talks (from either an invited monastic/nun or else a taped talk chosen by a senior OBS member), occasional discussions.

You are invited to contribute to and share in the pot-luck vegetarian lunch, served between 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.  Any contribution would be warmly welcomed.

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Feb
17
Sat
Day of Mindfulness with Andre Vellino – February 17, 2018 @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Feb 17 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

AndreVellinoAndre has been a member and a past President of the Ottawa Buddhist Society and practiced with many Theravada monastics and lay teachers. Since 2002 he has been a member of the Order of Interbeing and received the Lamp Transmission from Thich Nhat Hanh in 2014. He leads meditation classes at the University of Ottawa Continuing Education Program and Andre is also a co-founder of the University of Ottawa’s Academy for Mindfulness and Contemplative Studies..

Mar
17
Sat
No Day of Mindfulness on March 17, 2018
Mar 17 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Apr
21
Sat
Day of Mindfulness with LP Viradhammo – April 21, 2018 @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Apr 21 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

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The teacher for this Buddhist meditation and dhamma talk will be Luang Por Viradhammo.

Luang Por Viradhammo is the senior abbot of Tisarana 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.

May
19
Sat
No Day of Mindfulness on May 19, 2018
May 19 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Jun
16
Sat
Day of Mindfulness with Ayya Medhanandi – June 16, 2018 @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Jun 16 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

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

Jul
21
Sat
Day of Mindfulness with LP Viradhammo – July 21, 2018 @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Jul 21 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

AjahnViradhammo

The teacher for this Buddhist meditation and dhamma talk will be Luang Por Viradhammo.

Luang Por Viradhammo is the senior abbot of Tisarana 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.