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

Mar
23
Sat
8:45 am Jim Bedard and Randy Baker Non-R...
Jim Bedard and Randy Baker Non-R...
Mar 23 @ 8:45 am – Mar 24 @ 3:15 pm
Jim Bedard and Randy Baker Non-Residential Retreat March 23 - 24, 2019
 JIm Bedard Randy Baker ~ Satipanna Toronto
Apr
5
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with LP V... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with LP V... @ Quaker House
Apr 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with LP Viradhammo - April 5, 2019 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
  The leader for this Buddhist meditation and dhamma talk will be Luang Por Viradhammo. Luang Por Viradhammo is the senior abbot of Tisarana monastery, located in Perth, Ontario, which he founded in 2005. He[...]
Apr
19
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with LP V... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with LP V... @ Quaker House
Apr 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with LP Viradhammo - April 19, 2019 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
  The leader for this Buddhist meditation and dhamma talk will be Luang Por Viradhammo. Luang Por Viradhammo is the senior abbot of Tisarana monastery, located in Perth, Ontario, which he founded in 2005. He[...]
Apr
20
Sat
8:30 am Day of Mindfulness with LP Virad... @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Day of Mindfulness with LP Virad... @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Apr 20 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Day of Mindfulness with LP Viradhammo - April 20, 2019 @  Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple) | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
The teacher for this Buddhist meditation and dhamma talk will be Luang Por Viradhammo. Luang Por Viradhammo is the senior abbot of Tisarana monastery, located in Perth, Ontario, which he founded in 2005. He has[...]
May
3
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
May 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya Medhanandi - May 3, 2019 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Ayyā Medhānandī , Bhikkhuni, a native of Montreal, is the founder of Sati Sārāņīya Hermitage, a Theravada Buddhist training monastery for bhikkhunīs in Perth, Ontario, Canada. After learning to meditate at 21, she made pilgrimage[...]