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Contact Us hindutempleottawa@gmail.com

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

Temple Administration



Marriage Guidelines

Temple Use Guidelines


Brahma Vidya



Student Visits

How to deal with Death and Funerals 


Arya Samaj Havan

Arya Samaaj  Ottawa has resumed its Monthly Havan , every second Sunday of the Month at  3.30 P.M.
For more information , please contact SainDass Aeri at  723-6724 or Mrs. Chand Bhatia at 613-823-9070

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Paikrama  Parikrama meaning

Hari Gita  Amrit Vani Dhuns 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


Shravan Purnima also known as Rakhi Purnima is a very holy day as several auspicious events are celebrated on that day. Among them, the most important and popular traditions are Raksha Bandhan and Rik / Yajur Upakarma, changing of Holy Thread-(Avani Avittam / Jandhyala Purnima).
On Shravan Purnima day (
Thursday 11th August), starting at 7 am Temple is conducting Upakarma (changing of the Holy Thread) ceremony in the Gita Bhavan. The Ritual will include Nutana Yagnopaveetha dharanam,  Gayatri Japam, Tarpanam to Rishis, Devas and Pithru.  (No Homam/Havan)
This auspicious ceremony will be conducted both in person and Live Broadcast .
Those of you who are coming to the Temple please bring Puja items (Temple will not provide any)

(i) Black sesame seeds 50 g (ii) Rice - 50 g (iii) Vibhooti (Bhasma) (iv) Chandan (v) Kusha pavitra (Darbha) (vi) Yagyopaveetam (vii) fruits (viii) Achaman patra's-(panchapatra-udharani)

3.      Arrive before 7 am. The Temple door will be open only from 6:45 am to 7 am. The door will be closed at 7.05 am. 

Sri Krishna Janmashtami

Sri Krishna Janmashtami will be celebrated on Thursday 18th of August. The entire program will be LIVE Broadcast. Only the item at Midnight will be performed at the Temple but the Temple will remain open from 8:30 am until midnight  for short visits.

Hari Gita (Hindi)                                            7:00 pm 10:00 pm (Virtual only)
4:30 am - 7:30 am IST
Bhajans                                                          10:00 pm 11:40 pm (Virtual only)
Gita - Chapter 11                                           11:40 pm 11:50 pm (Virtual only)
Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya               11:50 pm Midnight (Virtual only)
Janm, Arati, Jhoola                                        MIDNIGHT    (both Virtual & Actual)  
9:30 am IST        

You can join Gita Reading and Bhajans from your home with muted microphones to reduce audio echo. If you would like to lead, please send  email to hindutempleottawa@gmail.com). Midnight Jhoola swill be performed only by the priests and  will be conducted in the Mahamandap.
We hope you can participate in this auspicious event.

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.

Study of  Brahma Sutra is conducted every 2 weeks Interested devotees can participate by clicking  Join Temple Live Broadcast to connect. 
           Next Date: Wednesday,Aug 17, 2022 (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: Aug 3, 22

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. Please click on the link below to read and listen

Past Sessions Bhagavat Geeta Chap18.12

Pranayam and yoga classes are held on line on 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 register your credentials and get login details.

You must sign and submit a Waiver  (which will be sent to you) prior to attending the session.

Please connect 10 minutes before start time to avoid "bunching".


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 2022

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 Seminars  are cancelled until further notice in compliance with government guidelines to contain spread of Corona virus

 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.

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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