Welcome to the OBS

The Ottawa Buddhist Society (OBS) provides opportunities for people to meditate together, to listen to and study Buddhist teachings in the Theravada tradition and promotes their practice in daily life. The OBS supports Theravada monastic communities in the region.

All are welcome to attend Ottawa Buddhist Society events.

Events Program : Retreats : Friday Evening Meetings : Days of Mindfulness : Become a Member

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
21
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with LP V... @ On-line and in-person with Ajahn Viradhammo on the big screen via Zoom at Quaker House.
Friday Evening Meeting with LP V... @ On-line and in-person with Ajahn Viradhammo on the big screen via Zoom at Quaker House.
Jun 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with LP Viradhammo - June 21, 2024 @ On-line and in-person with Ajahn Viradhammo on the big screen via Zoom at Quaker House.
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 is[...]
Jun
22
Sat
8:45 am Day of Mindfulness with LP Virad... @ In-person and Online
Day of Mindfulness with LP Virad... @ In-person and Online
Jun 22 @ 8:45 am – 3:00 pm
Day of Mindfulness with LP Viradhammo - June 22, 2024 @ In-person and Online
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 is[...]
Jul
19
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ In-person and Online
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ In-person and Online
Jul 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya Nimmala - July 19, 2024 @ In-person and Online | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Ayya Nimmala has been deeply inspired by the teachings of Ajahn Chah, and began training as a Theravada Buddhist nun in 2008, at Sati Saraniya Hermitage, with Ayya Medhanandi as her teacher. She received higher[...]