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
6
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Cath... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Cath... @ Quaker House
Mar 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Catherine Collobert- March 6, 2020 @ Quaker House
Catherine Collobert will lead the meditation and dhamma teaching on Friday Evening 7:30 pm at Quaker House. The Monks and Nuns will be on winter retreat from January 1, 2020 until the end of March[...]
Mar
27
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Jim ... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Jim ... @ Quaker House
Mar 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Jim Bedard and Randy Baker - March 27, 2020 @ Quaker House
  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
28
Sat
8:45 am Jim Bedard and Randy Baker Non-R...
Jim Bedard and Randy Baker Non-R...
Mar 28 @ 8:45 am – Mar 29 @ 3:15 pm
Jim Bedard and Randy Baker Non-Residential Retreat March 28 - 29, 2020
 JIm Bedard Randy Baker ~ Satipanna Toronto
Apr
3
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with LP V... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with LP V... @ Quaker House
Apr 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with LP Viradhammo - April 3, 2020 @ Quaker House
  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
17
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with LP V... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with LP V... @ Quaker House
Apr 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with LP Viradhammo - April 17,2020 @ Quaker House
  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[...]