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.


“…it is our own mind that should be soaked by the rain of truth…”  Buddha Gandavyuha Sutra




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

7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Online
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Online
Nov 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya Medhanandi - November 5, 2021 @ Online
Ayyā Medhānandī is the founder and guiding teacher of Sati Saraniya Hermitage, a Theravada forest monastery for women.