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
24
Sun
8:30 am Soup Kitchen – Feb 24th 2019
Soup Kitchen – Feb 24th 2019
Feb 24 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Soup Kitchen - Feb 24th 2019
OBS Soup Kitchen Shepherds of Good Hope This is a community event where a volunteer team of members and friends, wishing to donate their time and food preparation skills, are welcome to join in. The[...]
Mar
1
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Cath... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Cath... @ Quaker House
Mar 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Catherine Collobert- March 1, 2019 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
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, 2019 until the end of[...]
Mar
22
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Jim ... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Jim ... @ Quaker House
Mar 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Jim Bedard and Randy Baker - March 22, 2019 @ Quaker House | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
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 and soon after[...]
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