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

A meaningful summer

These classes are all given by senior teachers on study programs at the Centre. This is a wonderful opportunity to get a different perspective on Dharma... more
Wednesday Evenings
These classes will begin again in September. Please check back for information.



Thursday Evenings
These classes will begin again in September. Please check back for information.

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

These classes will begin again in September. Please check back for information.