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

Practical Buddhist Teachings

Starting September 9, 2014

This series of teachings will investigate various ways that ancient teachings can make a real difference in our daily lives. more
Thursday Evenings
7:00-8:00 pm

Buddhist Mindfulness

Starting September 11, 2014

This series of guided meditations will help you deepen your capacity to keep a peaceful mind and increase your mindfulness.more


Noon Hour
12:15-1:00 pm
Starting September 10, 2014

Change Your Mind, Change Your Reality: The Power Of Inner Peace

5:00-6:15 pm

Starting Ocobter 1, 2014

Meditations for the Modern World

Practice helpful meditations and examine ancient teachings to improve daily life. more)
Sunday Mornings
10:00-11:00 pm

Prayers for World Peace

These classes will resume on September 7, 2014 more)
Tuesday and Thursday
12:15-1:00 pm

Noon Hour Meditations

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

Weekly teachings in Kanata and Orleans

Thursday evening classes in Kanata
Wednesday evening classes in Orleans