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

Overcoming loneliness

This series of teachings will investigate various ways that ancient teachings can make a real difference in our daily lives. more
Wednesday Evenings
7:00-8:30 pm

Learn to meditate

In this series of classes we will contemplate Buddha’s profound teachings on how to be happy. more)

Thursday Evenings
7:00-8:00 pm

Buddhist Mindfulness

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

Prayers for World Peace

Start off your Sunday with prayers and meditations on cultivating peace. 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