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

Oct
1
Thu
7:30 pm Thursday Evening Meeting with Ve... @ Online
Thursday Evening Meeting with Ve... @ Online
Oct 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Thursday Evening Meeting with Venerable Khemako - October 1, 2020 @ Online
  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[...]
Oct
16
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Online
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Online
Oct 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya Medhanandi - October 16, 2020 @ Online
Ayyā Medhānandī is the founder and guiding teacher of Sati Saraniya Hermitage, a Theravada forest monastery for women.
Oct
17
Sat
8:45 am Day of Mindfulness with Ayya Med... @ Online
Day of Mindfulness with Ayya Med... @ Online
Oct 17 @ 8:45 am – 3:15 pm
Day of Mindfulness with Ayya Medhanandi - October 17, 2020 @ Online
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[...]
Nov
20
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Vene... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Vene... @ Quaker House
Nov 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Venerable Khemako - November 20, 2020 @ Quaker House
  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[...]