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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

To subscribe to Temple Mailing List

If you have inadvertently unsubscribed and would like to be added back to the list,  click on this Subscribe link and follow instructions

Paikrama  Parikrama meaning

Hari Gita  Amrit Vani Sunderkaand

Monday Prayer  Hanuman Chalisa

Past Health 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

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. 

Link to join Live Broadcast from the Temple: Join Temple Live Broadcast

Links to download to your phone Google store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.gotomeeting  Apple store: https://apps.apple.com/ca/app/gotomeeting/id123977442i

Vasant Navaratri Celebration

Three festivals will be celebrated at the Temple during the Vasant (Spring) Navaratri in April. We wish Happy New Year to all the communities that celebrate New Year this time of the year.

  •  Gudi Padwa: The Maharashtrian New Year celebration 12th of April (recorded session)

  • Sri Sita Rama Kalyanotsavam and Pattabhishekam: The divine wedding of Sita Mata and Sri Ramachandra Prabhu and the glorious Coronation of Sri Ramachandra Prabhu will be celebrated on Saturday 17th of April from 10:15 am to 12:15 pm.  

  • Akhand Ramayan Paath: as outlined below

All these festivals will be Live Broadcast. Because of  pandemic regulations in place, we  request that you participate in the celebration from home.

Shree Ram Navmi and Akhand Ramayan Paath

Ram Navmi is on Wednesday, April 21. During navaratri, we read Tulsi Das ji's Ram charit manas. The reading will

 Start on Saturday, April 17  at  8:00 am and

End  on Sunday April 18 at 8:00 am

Ramayan Readers

Because there are other activities taking place on this day and Temple Broadcast link is not available for the entire time,  here is a separate link for this reading. Details have been sent to all participants: Akhand Ramayan

If you have problems connecting with this link, please use https://dhyaanwithgirija.my.webex.com/join/girijaw

There is nothing as melodious and auspicious as Ram nam.  We hope you can listen in or participate in your home (your microphone must be muted to avoid echo and disturbance) at your convenience.

We have launched a new program of Bhajans by Youth (10 -25 years of age). This Virtual Youth Bhajans will take place every first Saturday of the month  (1st of May, 5th of June etc.) from 5 6 pm  at Join Temple Live Broadcast
If interested, send an email to hindutempleottawa@gmail.com with name of singer(s), and name of the Bhajan.

Tax Receipts sent

If you have made a donation to the Temple in 2020, your Tax Receipts have been sent to you to your email address on our file. If we do not have your email address or if you have requested a printed copy, we have sent the receipt by Canada Post.  Please contact us (hindutempleottawa@gmail.com or call 613-822-1531) if you have not received your Tax Receipt.

Devotees can participate in Rudram chanting every Sunday morning at 8 am by clicking on the above link. A copy is of the scripture is available here. We ask that you mute your microphone to avoid any noise and rhythm mismatch.

We have started a new activity (virtual), Study of  Brahma Sutra.  Interested devotees can participate by clicking  Join Temple Live Broadcast to connect. 
           Next Date: Wednesday, April 28, 2021 (7:15- 7:55 pm)   (Bi-weekly)
          Speaker:          Dr. Kunnath Subramanian 

The session is immediately followed by Arti at 8:00 pm so there is not much time for Q & A. Participants can ask questions by email (details provided at end of session)

Past sessions: Feb 3, 2021  Feb 17, 2021  Mar 3, 2021  Mar 17, 2021 Mar 31, 2021 Apr 14, 2021

Few bhajans

Hey Naath  Om namo bhagvate  Mile Sur  Radhe Krishna Govinda Lagan lage  Mera chola rang de Saans saans Uth jaag Itna to karna

Data tere

Scripture reading broadcast every Sunday

Bhagvat Gita Chapter13 Volume 13

Pranayam classes are now held on line: Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 to 9:30am;

If you wish to participate, please send an email to hindutempleottawa@gmail.com to get login details.

Event may be locked soon after start time to avoid disturbance.

e-pooja is available for all services provided by the Temple. Please call the Temple to book a time and get further information.

The Temple now accepts E-Transfers.  This can be for a one-time contribution or regular contributions. Please E-Transfer to treasurer@hindutemple.ca .

If you need help setting up e-transfer, please send us an email and we will help you.

To donate using a credit card, click on the Donate button below and follow instructions. A short message can be entered with your donation including your email so we can send you a receipt.

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Festivals & Important Dates 2021

Newsletter 2019-2020

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.

Health Seminar

Health seminars are cancelled until further notice in compliance with government guidelines to contain spread of Corona virus covid-19.  We will provide an update as soon as there is a change.

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

Sunday Programs:  Mostly same as before except in place of singing Bhajans, there will be recorded bhajans on play.

Private poojas (both inside and outside the temple) can be booked by calling the Temple (same as before). All the rules have to be followed in all poojas. The total number of people gathered at private poojas outside the Temple will be limited to only 10 people.

Volunteers We are looking for volunteers during service hours, please let us know if you can help.

Bal Mandir

Sessions are cancelled until further notice in compliance with government guidelines


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 Saturday, 17 April 2021