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

Oct
18
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Ajah... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Ajah... @ Quaker House
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ajahn Khemasiri - October 18, 2019 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
  Luang Por Viradhammo is not able to come to lead this Friday meditation event. Tahn Ajahn Khemasiri will be taking his place. Tahn is the Abbot Emeritus of Dhammapala Forest monastery in Kandersteg, Switzerland.
Oct
19
Sat
8:30 am Day of Mindfulness with Ajahn Kh... @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Day of Mindfulness with Ajahn Kh... @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Oct 19 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
  Luang Por Viradhammo is not able to come to lead this Saturday, Day of Mindfulness. Tahn Ajahn Khemasiri will be taking his place. Tahn is the Abbot Emeritus of Dhammapala Forest monastery in Kandersteg,[...]
Nov
1
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Nov 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya Medhanandi - November 1, 2019 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Ayyā Medhānandī is the founder and guiding teacher of Sati Saraniya Hermitage, a Theravada forest monastery for women.
Nov
3
Sun
2:00 pm OBS Fall Social ~ November 3rd 2...
OBS Fall Social ~ November 3rd 2...
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
OBS Fall Social ~ November 3rd 2- 5 pm
OBS Fall Social: Sunday November 3rd from 2 – 5 p.m. at Vivienne and Bob’s home, 80 Marlborough Ave., Ottawa. Please bring a sweet or savory snack to share if you can, as well as[...]
Nov
15
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Vene... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Vene... @ Quaker House
Nov 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Venerable Khemako - November 15, 2019 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
  Venerable Khemako was born in Phoenix, Arizona in 1959 into a large Catholic family and received his primary education from priests and nuns at the local Church-run school. His long-standing interest in the core[...]