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Temple hours

The Temple is open:

Week days (and Canada holidays)

8:30 am to 10:30 am

5:30 pm 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


Trustees 2015

Marriage Guidelines


Temple Use Guidelines


Brahma Vidya



Student Visits

How to deal with Death and Funerals 


Changes in use of Temple facilities

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

Community Bill Board

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


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 2017

Pooja Hosting Calendar for 2017 - available dates


will be held at the Temple starting on Saturday 23, 8 am and completing onSunday 24 Sept. 2017. We will read Tulsi Das ji's Ramcharitmanas, which is one of the most auspicious celebrations of Navaratri. Please participate at any convenient time-slot for the  recitation of Ramcharitmanas.  Please contact Mr.  Manoj Mittal <mmittal77@gmail.com>.

For more information contact the Temple at 613-822-1531.

 GLOBAL SRI Vishnu SahAsranama  PARAYANA

The 10th Global Vishnu Sahasranama ( VSN) Parayana will be held at the Temple on Saturday 23rd September. The chanting  will start exactly at 9:30 am to coincide with the corresponding start timings in other countries world wide. The VSN stotram will be chanted five times and will be followed by  Arti and Prasad. Please participate and join the Global Satsang for Viswa Shanti and Kalyanam.

For more details  please contact Mrs. Rani Ravikanti at hindutempleottawa@gmail.com 


Devi Navaratri  will be celebrated at the Temple with Devi Mahatmyam /Durga Saptashati Parayana on September 27,28 and 29 from 6 pm to 8 pm and  will be concluded with NavChandi Yagnya  starting at 9 am on  Saturday 30 September 2017.  This auspicious ceremony is performed to seek Durga Mata’s blessings for good health, prosperity and happiness for the family and for the World Peace. For more information about the programs and to indicate your participation please send an email to  omsat@live.com.

Brahma Vidya Day

Brahma Vidya Day will be observed in the Temple on Sunday October 8. On this day we read Srimad Bhagvat Gita and Isavasya, Keno, Kato, Mundaka, Taitteriya and Kaivalya Upanishads in Sanskrit. The reading will start at 9 am, interspersed with regular temple program and will be completed around 5 pm.

Names of interested devotees who wish to read will be posted at the entrance to Mahamandap, where you may add your name. Devotees may also send an email to hindutempleottawa@gmail.com or call the Temple and leave their name and portion of the scriptures they will to read.

Health Seminars at the Temple

Seminars on Health Care are held at the Temple every month from 2  to 3 pm. Next seminar is on Sunday October 15, 2017.

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

Newsletter 2016-2017

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

Bhajans singing on Sunday Facility for Seniors  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

Himmat Bharania

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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