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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. 

In compliance with Government of Ontario's emergency declaration and to mitigate the health risk associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, effective immediately

  • the Temple will be closed for visitors for the rest of this month
  • all pujas booked for the priests to conduct in devoteesí homes for the rest of the month are cancelled

We count on your support for making the safety and security of the priests, devotees and the community as our top priority.

 Receipts sent

We have sent receipts for donations made to the temple during 2019 by email and mail (where we did not have email ID on file). If you have not received your receipt, please send an email to hindutempleottawa@gmail.com. No receipts are issued for amounts less than $20. It should contain your

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Please note that as part of our privacy policy, we do not share your contact information with anyone. The phone number is used to confirm your identity. We also ask that you only give us one email and one phone number per name for our file, although multiple donors can have the same email or phone number.

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We thank you for your cooperation.

Festivals & Important Dates 2020

Newsletter 2018-2019

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.

Hosting Pooja on Sundays

Pooja Hosting Calendar is now available here. This shows the dates that are available for devotees to book pooja. Please call the Temple and confirm your chosen date.

To make a donation, click on the Donate button below and follow instructions. A short message can be entered with your donation.

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Health Seminar

Health seminar on Sunday, March 15 is cancelled in response to government guidelines to contain spread of Corona virus covid-19.  We will provide an update as soon as there is a change.

Past seminars

190915  Salt balance  Salt balance2  Salt balance3

190714  Longevity1   Longevity2      Longevity3

190512 Dard Dua Dava1     Dard Dua Dava2   Dard Dua Dava3

190414 Exercise1   Exercise2

190310 Back Pain

190113: Depression1   Depression2   Depression3

Pranayam classes at the Temple are temporarily on hold until further notice to accommodate some changes.

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

Himanshu Gaur

  Managers 613-822-1531

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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This page was last updated on Tuesday, 17 March 2020