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

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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
7
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Andr... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Andr... @ Quaker House
Feb 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Andre Vellino - February 7, 2020 @ Quaker House
Andre has been a member and 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[...]
Feb
21
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Bhan... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Bhan... @ Quaker House
Feb 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Bhante Vijitha - February 21 2020 @ Quaker House
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
22
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 22 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Day of Mindfulness with Bhante Vijitha - February 22, 2020 @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
  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
6
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Cath... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Cath... @ Quaker House
Mar 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Catherine Collobert- March 6, 2020 @ Quaker House
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, 2020 until the end of March[...]