The Joyful Land Buddhist Centre - A member of the International Kadampa Buddhist Union
 ~ Inner Peace is Possible ~
Venerable Geshe-la

The Joyful Land Buddhist Centre is a member of the New Kadampa Tradition–International Kadampa Buddhist Union. We are located in central Ottawa on Somerset Street West. Established in 1996 under the direction of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, our Centre has a beautiful meditation room, a small bookstore and giftshop and a quiet reading room.

Weekly Teachings

Tuesday Evenings
7:00-8:30 pm

Meditations For A Clear Mind

Starting January, 14, 2014

Three simple guided meditations that will help us to experience mental clarity and inner peace by meditating on our mind itself. more

Friday Evenings
5:30-6:30 pm

Buddhist Mindfulness classes

Starting February 7, 2014

This series of guided meditations will help you deepen your capacity to keep a peaceful mind and increase your mindfulness. more
Wednesday Evenings
7:00-8:30 pm

How To Solve Our Human Problems

Starting January 15, 2014

In this busy world, our experiences of happiness are fleeting and short-lived, while inner peace eludes us completely. more

Wednesday Noon Hour
12:15-1:00 pm

Acceptance: Powerful Minds of Patience and Love



In this series of courses we learn to identify, reduce and eventually eliminate anger, frustration and impatience. There is no charge to attend these meditations.more
Sunday Mornings
10:00-11:00 pm

Thought for the Week

Peace will never come to our world until we ourselves take responsibility...more)
Tuesday and Thursday
12:15-1:00 pm

Noon Hour Meditations

Simple and relaxing guided meditations, bringing stillness to the overloaded mind. ...more
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