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.
Wednesday Noon Hour
‘Dharma for Kids’ introduces children to simple Buddhist teachings and meditations.
A wonderful gift for everyone!
Modern Buddhism is available as a free e-book. Click here to download Geshe Kelsang Gyatso's latest book.
December 9—15, 2013
Guru Yoga and Mandala Retreat
December 3, 2013 through January 1, 2014
24 hour Tara Practice
Happiness is a state of mind, so the real source of happiness must lie within the mind, not in external conditions.
—Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso