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

Feb
5
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Evel... @ Online
Friday Evening Meeting with Evel... @ Online
Feb 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Evelyn Tan - February 5, 2021 @ Online
The evening will be led by lay practitioner Evelyn Tan. Evelyn Tan first learned about Buddhism, mindfulness and Vipassana meditation largely through the Ottawa Buddhist Society when she and her family moved to Ottawa some[...]
Feb
12
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Bhan... @ Online
Friday Evening Meeting with Bhan... @ Online
Feb 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Bhante Rahula - February 12, 2021 @ Online
Bhante Yogavacara Rahula received his bhikkhu upasampada ordination at Wat Thai Los Angeles in May 1979. After returning to Sri Lanka for some years, he came to help Bhante Henepola Gunaratana establish the Bhavana Society[...]
Feb
13
Sat
8:45 am Day of Mindfulness with Bhante R... @ Online
Day of Mindfulness with Bhante R... @ Online
Feb 13 @ 8:45 am – 3:00 pm
Day of Mindfulness with Bhante Rahula - February 13, 2021 @ Online | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Bhante Yogavacara Rahula received his bhikkhu upasampada ordination at Wat Thai Los Angeles in May 1979. After returning to Sri Lanka for some years, he came to help Bhante Henepola Gunaratana establish the Bhavana Society[...]
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[...]