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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Jun
17
Sat
Day of Mindfulness – U Jagara on June 17, 2017 at Tu-An Pagoda @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Jun 17 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 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

As there are no cushions in the meditation hall; if you wish to sit on a cushion we ask that you bring this item with you. Chairs are provided for those who wish to use a chair instead of a cushion.

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

Jul
22
Sat
Day of Mindfulness with LP Viradhammo – July 22, 2017 at Tu-An Pagoda @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Jul 22 @ 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.

Aug
19
Sat
Day of Mindfulness with LP Viradhammo – August 19, 2017 at Tu-An Pagoda @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Aug 19 @ 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.

Sep
16
Sat
Day of Mindfulness – TBA – September 16, 2017 at Tu-An Pagoda @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Sep 16 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Oct
21
Sat
Day of Mindfulness with Ayya Medhanandi – October 21, 2017 at Tu-An Pagoda @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Oct 21 @ 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.

Nov
18
Sat
Day of Mindfulness with LP Viradhammo – November 18, 2017 at Tu-An Pagoda @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Nov 18 @ 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.