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

May
21
Sat
8:45 am Day of Mindfulness with LP Virad... @ Hybrid
Day of Mindfulness with LP Virad... @ Hybrid
May 21 @ 8:45 am – 3:00 pm
Day of Mindfulness with LP Viradhammo - May 21, 2022 (Hybrid) @ Hybrid
The teacher 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 is[...]
Jun
17
Fri
7:30 pm Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Online
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya... @ Online
Jun 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Evening Meeting with Ayya Medhanandi - June 17, 2022 @ Online
Ayyā Medhānandī is the founder and guiding teacher of Sati Saraniya Hermitage, a Theravada forest monastery for women.
Jun
18
Sat
8:45 am Day of Mindfulness with Ayya Med... @ Online
Day of Mindfulness with Ayya Med... @ Online
Jun 18 @ 8:45 am – 3:00 pm
Day of Mindfulness with Ayya Medhanandi - June 18, 2022 @ Online
Ayya Medhanandi (1949- ) is the founder and guiding teacher of Sati Saraniya Hermitage, a Theravada forest monastery for women. The daughter of East European WW II refugees who emigrated to Montreal, she began a[...]
Sep
23
Fri
7:15 pm Hybrid Retreat with Ajahn Viradh... @ Hybrid
Hybrid Retreat with Ajahn Viradh... @ Hybrid
Sep 23 @ 7:15 pm – Sep 30 @ 10:15 am
For more information: https://ottawabuddhistsociety.com/activities/latest-updates/retreats/