About the Temple
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
How to deal with death and Funerals
Community Bill Board
group of devotees visits the Shepherds of Good Hope every 2nd Saturday of the
month to provide meals and help in the kitchen from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm. If you
would like to volunteer for this activity, please contact Virendra Sahni
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.
Health Seminars at the Temple
Seminars on Health Care are held at the Temple every 2nd Sunday of the month from 2 to 3 pm. The next seminar is on 11 October, 2015 and the topic is Nutrition.
Akhand Ramayan Paath
With the advent of Fall and beautiful colors also comes Navaratri, when we hold Akhand Ramayan Paath. We will read Tulsi Das ji's Ram Charit Manas starting on Saturday, October 17, 8 am. This will be completed on Sunday, October 18.
There is nothing as sweet, auspicious and melodious as Ram Nam. If you would like to participate in this activity, please write to email@example.com
Brahma Vidya Day
We will observe Brahma Vidya Day on Sunday, October 25. On this day we read the Bhagvat Gita and Isavasya, Keno, Katha, Taittiriya, Mundaka and Kaivalya Upanishads in Sanskrit. If you would like to participate in this auspicious event by reading a chapter or two of any of these scriptures, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com.
Pranayam classes are held at the Temple from 10 am to 11:15 am every Sunday. Anyone interested is welcome to attend.
We do not share email addresses, nor use it for any other purpose than to notify you of Temple activities.
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The Library is now open from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm on Sundays. Devotees may borrow books or just sit and read. John Wenuk is our librarian. Reading or just browsing
Dhaval Kumar Purohit
Bhavani Shankar Sharma
Jay Kumar Jani
Bhooshan Lal Seth
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 now available on this site. Hard copies are available in the Temple Library to borrow, or purchase for a nominal charge (cost). 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.
The entire Brahma Vidya is divided into 263 volumes. A devotee reading one volume each day, in the prescribed sequence, will complete the cycle in 263 days. The cycle should then be repeated again. Suggested sequence for reading:  Introduction & Chapters 1, 2 of Bhagvat Gita  Introduction to Upanishads, Isavasya Upanishad, Kenopanishad  Chapters 3, 4, 5, 6 of Bhagvat Gita  Katopanishad  Chapters 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,12 of Bhagvat Gita  Taittiriya Upanishad  Chapters 13, 14, 15 of Bhagvat Gita  Mundaka Upanishad  Chapters 16, 17, 18 Bhagvat of Gita  Kaivalya Upanishad
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