Days of Mindfulness

Monthly Days of Mindfulness

Ottawa Buddhist Society gathers once a month to practise mindfulness meditation at the Tu-An Pagoda (Vietnamese Buddhist Temple), 3591 Albion Road, near Bank Street.

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Days of Mindfulness involve silent meditation and dhamma reflections, and are usually led an invited monk or nun.  The Days of Mindfulness run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and include periods of sitting meditation, walking meditation, dhamma readings, listening to dhamma talks and discussions.

You are invited to contribute to and share in the pot-luck vegetarian lunch, served between 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.  Any contribution would be warmly welcomed.


Day of Mindfulness with LP Viradhammo – June 22, 2024 @ In-person and Online
Jun 22 @ 8:45 am – 3:00 pm
AjahnViradhammo 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 the principal spiritual guide for the Ottawa Buddhist Society.
Day of Mindfulness with Ayya Nimmala – July 20, 2024 @ In-person and Online
Jul 20 @ 8:45 am – 3:00 pm

Ayya NimalaAyya Nimmala has been deeply inspired by the teachings of Ajahn Chah, and began training as a Theravada Buddhist nun in 2008, at Sati Saraniya Hermitage, with Ayya Medhanandi as her teacher. She received higher ordination as a bhikkhuni in 2011. In 2015, she co-edited the third edition of the Bhikkhuni Patimokkha, a Pali-English vinaya booklet, with Ayya Tathaaloka.

Day of Mindfulness with Ajahn Pavaro – August 17, 2024 @ In-person and Online
Aug 17 @ 8:45 am – 3:00 pm
Day of Mindfulness with with Ayya Medhanandi – September 7, 2024 @ In-person and Online
Sep 7 @ 8:45 am – 3:00 pm

Ayya MedhanandiAyyā Medhānandī is the founder and guiding teacher of Sati Saraniya Hermitage, a Theravada forest monastery for women.