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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

 Health Seminars at the Temple

Seminars on Health Care are held at the Temple every second Sunday of the month from 2 to 3 pm. Next seminar is on June 10 and the topic is Dementia which is now the 3rd most common chronic disease (after cancer and cardiovascular disease). It is on the rise as we get older.

Notice of AGM

The 34th  Annual General Body Meeting of the Trustees of the Hindu Temple of Ottawa-Carleton will be held on Sunday, May 27, 2018, at 2:00 pm at the Temple, 4835 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario. The agenda has been mailed out to trustees and is also available in the attached Notice.

If you are unable to attend but would like to be represented at the meeting, please complete the attached Proxy Form with the name of an individual who could represent you, and forward the same to the secretary by 2 .00 pm Sunday, May 27,

The Term of Office of the following members is expiring on May 27, 2018: Navvneet Aggarwal, Vas Dev Aggarwal, Vijaya Parulekar, Prem Rawal. They can be nominated and re-elected.

If you would like to suggest new names for the board of trustees, please send the attached Nomination Form to any of the following members of the Nominating Committee, before Sunday, May 20, 2018: Kanwal Talwar, Murlidhar Rao Avadhanula,  P.L. Khanna

If you have more than one trustee in your family and residing at the mailing address, please make copies of the attached form or print more forms from the website and use them.

Notice of AGM                           Proxy Form                         Nomination Form

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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