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

 

 

 

Pindapata

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

Feb
1
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Bhan... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Bhan... @ Quaker House
Feb 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Bhante Vijitha - February 1, 2019 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Bhante Vijitha is an ordained Buddhist monk and a resident teacher at the Hilda Jayewardenaramaya Buddhist Monastery, Ottawa since 2010. He holds an M.A. in Buddhist studies from the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, and[...]
Feb
15
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Bhan... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Bhan... @ Quaker House
Feb 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Bhante Vijitha - February 15, 2019 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Bhante Vijitha is an ordained Buddhist monk and a resident teacher at the Hilda Jayewardenaramaya Buddhist Monastery, Ottawa since 2010. He holds an M.A. in Buddhist studies from the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, and[...]
Feb
16
Sat
8:30 am Day of Mindfulness with Bhante V... @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Day of Mindfulness with Bhante V... @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Feb 16 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Day of Mindfulness with Bhante Vijitha - February 16, 2019 @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple) | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
  Bhante Vijitha is an ordained Buddhist monk and a resident teacher at the Hilda Jayewardenaramaya Buddhist Monastery, Ottawa since 2010. He holds an M.A. in Buddhist studies from the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka,[...]
Mar
1
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Cath... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Cath... @ Quaker House
Mar 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Catherine Collobert- March 1, 2019 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Catherine Collobert will lead the meditation and dhamma teaching on Friday Evening 7:30 pm at Quaker House.   The Monks and Nuns will be on winter retreat from January 1, 2019 until the end of[...]
Mar
22
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Jim ... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Jim ... @ Quaker House
Mar 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Jim Bedard and Randy Baker - March 22, 2019 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
In his early twenties, Jim’s spiritual angst led him to the experiential practice of meditation: Christian meditation, Transcendental Meditation (TM), and then Zen Buddhist meditation. In 1980 Jim began practicing Zen meditation and soon after[...]