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

Apr
3
Fri
7:30 pm Cancelled – Friday Evening Meeti... @ Quaker House
Cancelled – Friday Evening Meeti... @ Quaker House
Apr 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Cancelled - Friday Evening Meeting with LP Viradhammo - April 3, 2020 @ Quaker House
Meditation event cancelled in keeping with guidelines detailed by Ottawa Public Health and Public Health Ontario regarding COVID-19 health crisis.   The leader for this Buddhist meditation and dhamma talk will be Luang Por Viradhammo.[...]
Apr
17
Fri
7:30 pm Cancelled – Friday Evening Meeti... @ Quaker House
Cancelled – Friday Evening Meeti... @ Quaker House
Apr 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Cancelled - Friday Evening Meeting with LP Viradhammo - April 17,2020 @ Quaker House
Meditation event cancelled in keeping with guidelines detailed by Ottawa Public Health and Public Health Ontario regarding COVID-19 health crisis.   The leader for this Buddhist meditation and dhamma talk will be Luang Por Viradhammo.[...]
7:30 pm Cancelled – Friday Evening Meeti... @ Quaker House
Cancelled – Friday Evening Meeti... @ Quaker House
Apr 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Cancelled - Friday Evening Meeting with LP Viradhammo – April 17, 2020 @ Quaker House @ Quaker House
Meditation event cancelled in keeping with guidelines detailed by Ottawa Public Health and Public Health Ontario regarding COVID-19 health crisis.   The leader for this Buddhist meditation and dhamma talk will be Luang Por Viradhammo.[...]
Apr
18
Sat
8:30 am Cancelled – Day of Mindfulness w... @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Cancelled – Day of Mindfulness w... @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Apr 18 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Cancelled - Day of Mindfulness with LP Viradhammo - April 18, 2020 @ Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple)
Meditation event cancelled in keeping with guidelines detailed by Ottawa Public Health and Public Health Ontario regarding COVID-19 health crisis. The teacher for this Buddhist meditation and dhamma talk will be Luang Por Viradhammo. Luang[...]
May
1
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Quaker House
May 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya Medhanandi - May 1, 2020 @ Quaker House
Ayyā Medhānandī is the founder and guiding teacher of Sati Saraniya Hermitage, a Theravada forest monastery for women.