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

Jun
7
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Ajah... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Ajah... @ Quaker House
Jun 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ajahn Punnadhammo - June 7, 2019 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
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
8
Sat
8:30 am Non Residential Retreat with Aja... @ River House
Non Residential Retreat with Aja... @ River House
Jun 8 @ 8:30 am – Jun 9 @ 4:00 pm
Non Residential Retreat with Ajahn Punnadhammo June 8th and 9th, 2019 @ River House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
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.[...]
Jun
21
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Jun 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya Medhanandi - June 21, 2019 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Ayyā Medhānandī is the founder and guiding teacher of Sati Saraniya Hermitage, a Theravada forest monastery for women.
Jun
22
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)
Jun 22 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Day of Mindfulness with Ayya Medhanandi - June 22, 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[...]
Jul
5
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Jul 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya Medhanandi - July 5, 2019 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Ayyā Medhānandī is the founder and guiding teacher of Sati Saraniya Hermitage, a Theravada forest monastery for women.