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The Temple is open:

Week days (and Canada holidays)

8:30 to 10:30 am;    5:30  to 8:30 pm;

Saturday & Sunday (and Hindu  festivals, but NOT on Canada holidays)        8:30 am to 8:30 pm

Some useful links

Temple Administration



Marriage Guidelines

Temple Use Guidelines


Brahma Vidya



Student Visits

How to deal with Death and Funerals 


Community Bill Board

Shepherds of Good Hope (2nd Saturday of the month) contact Virendra Sahni at 613-824-6757  SOGHvolunteers@gmail.com

Arya Samaj

Havan is held at the Temple every second Sunday of the month from 3 to 6 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend. For further details contact Mrs. Aeri 613-723-6724 or Temple 613-822-1531

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Hindu Temple of Ottawa-Carleton Inc.

4835 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1X 1G6


Welcome to the Hindu Temple of Ottawa-Carleton, a non-profit,  religious organization, registered with Canada Revenue Agency,  serving the religious needs of the community in the greater Ottawa area. 

Festivals & Important Dates 2018

Maha Lingarchana

Maha Lingarchana along with Sri Lalithasahasranamastotra parayana  will be conducted on Saturday 1st December at the Temple from 9 am to 7 pm. Details are:

9 am -12:30 pm:           Arambha Puja, Mahanyasam;  prepare 365 (Mrithika) clay Lingas

10:30am to 12:30pm     Sri Lalitha Sahasranama Stotra parayanam 3Times

1:00 – 5:00 pm:           11 times Rudrabhishekam with Rudram chanting

5:00  - 6:00 pm:           Alankaram,  bhajans

6:00-700 p.m               Uttara Puja Arati and Prasad

This auspicious ceremony is performed in the holy month of Kartika (Karthikai) to seek Lord Shiva’s and Sri Lalitha  parameshwari’s blessings for health, prosperity and happiness for the family and for World Peace.

All participants will have the opportunity to do Abhishekas. Couples (up to eleven) can sponsor individual puja and Abhishekas.

We also need volunteers to help set up, prepare Prasad and clean up after the Pooja. 

Please confirm your participation for Puja, Parayan, Rudram chanting and volunteer help by sending an email to omsat@live.com. If you need more detail, send an email to this email address as well. Or you can contact the Temple at 613-822-1531.

Thank you in advance for your participation and volunteering.

Health Seminar

There will be no Health seminar in December. We will resume this activity on Januarty 13, 2019.

Minutes of 2018 Annual General Meeting

The 2018 Annual General Meeting was held on May 27, 2018. Minutes of the meeting are attached.

Pranayam classes are held at the Temple from 10 am to 11:15 am every Sunday. Anyone interested is welcome to attend.

Newsletter 2017-2018

A copy of the Newsletter is available. Please click on the link above to download your copy. We do not plan to mail any Newsletters

We do not share email addresses, nor use it for any other purpose than to notify you of Temple activities.

Bhajans singing on Sunday  Change in Use of Temple facilities  Food Allergy    Guidelines for Visit of religious person to Temple   Hindu Cultural & Heritage Center   List of Activities   Temple open hours   Temple Policies re: Wedding, Out of Town

Bal Mandir

Temple invites all children to "Bal Mandir" on Sundays at 12:10 PM for themed story times, Indian craft activities, shlokas, devotional music, and lots more. For further information, email balamandir.ottawa@gmail.com

Priests 613-822-1531

Dhaval Kumar Purohit

Bhavani Shankar Sharma

Himanshu Gaur

  Managers 613-822-1531

Baboolal Jain

Bhushan Lal Seth

Tilak Batra

Sohan Lal Arora

Brahma Vidya

Introduction to Bhagavat Gita, along with all the 18 chapters, Introduction to Upanishads, Isavasya Upanishad, Kato Upanishad, Keno Upanishad, Taittiriya Upanishad,  Mundaka Upanishad and Kaivalya Upanishad  are available on this site. Hard copies are available in the Temple Library to borrow. These can also be printed off the web.

Here is a transliterated version for those not familiar with Sanskrit. All Sanskrit words have transliterated words in English beside them.

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Thank you for visiting us. This page was last updated on Monday, 19 November 2018