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

Jun
5
Fri
7:30 pm Cancelled – Friday Evening Meeti... @ Quaker House
Cancelled – Friday Evening Meeti... @ Quaker House
Jun 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Cancelled - Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya Medhanandi - June 5, 2020 @ Quaker House
Ayyā Medhānandī is the founder and guiding teacher of Sati Saraniya Hermitage, a Theravada forest monastery for women.
Jun
26
Fri
7:30 pm Cancelled – Friday Evening Meeti... @ Quaker House
Cancelled – Friday Evening Meeti... @ Quaker House
Jun 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Cancelled - Friday Evening Meeting with Ajahn Punnadhammo - June 26, 2020 @ Quaker House
Ajahn Punnadhammo is the resident bhikku at Arrow River Forest Hermitage, a Theravadin Buddhist monastery and meditation centre located fifty miles southwest of Thunder Bay. Venerable Punnadhammo has been studying and practising Buddhism since 1979. He[...]
Jun
27
Sat
8:30 am Non Residential Retreat with Aja... @ River House
Non Residential Retreat with Aja... @ River House
Jun 27 @ 8:30 am – Jun 28 @ 4:00 pm
Non Residential Retreat with Ajahn Punnadhammo June 27 and 28, 2020 @ River House
Ajahn Punnadhammo is the resident bhikku at Arrow River Forest Hermitage, a Theravadin Buddhist monastery and meditation centre located fifty miles southwest of Thunder Bay. Venerable Punnadhammo has been studying and practising Buddhism since 1979.[...]
Jul
3
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Jul 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya Medhanandi - July 3, 2020 @ Quaker House
Ayyā Medhānandī is the founder and guiding teacher of Sati Saraniya Hermitage, a Theravada forest monastery for women.