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

Dec
6
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Vene... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Vene... @ Quaker House
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Venerable Khemako - December 6, 2019 @ 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[...]
Dec
20
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Dec 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya Medhanandi - December 20, 2019 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Ayyā Medhānandī is the founder and guiding teacher of Sati Saraniya Hermitage, a Theravada forest monastery for women.
Dec
21
Sat
8:30 am Day of Mindfulness with Ayya Med... @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Day of Mindfulness with Ayya Med... @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Dec 21 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Day of Mindfulness with Ayya Medhanandi - December 21, 2019 @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple) | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Ayya Medhanandi (1949- ) is the founder and guiding teacher of Sati Saraniya Hermitage, a Theravada forest monastery for women. The daughter of East European WW II refugees who emigrated to Montreal, she began a[...]