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

Mar
5
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Cath... @ Online
Friday Evening Meeting with Cath... @ Online
Mar 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Catherine Collobert- March 5, 2021 @ Online
Catherine Collobert will lead our online meditation and dhamma teaching this evening.
Mar
19
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Jim ... @ Online
Friday Evening Meeting with Jim ... @ Online
Mar 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Jim Bedard and Randy Baker - March 19, 2021 @ Online
  Jim Bedard 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[...]
Mar
20
Sat
8:30 am Jim Bedard and Randy Baker Weeke... @ Online
Jim Bedard and Randy Baker Weeke... @ Online
Mar 20 @ 8:30 am – Mar 21 @ 3:30 pm
Jim Bedard and Randy Baker Weekend Retreat March 20 - 21, 2021 @ Online
Jim Bedard 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[...]