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
Community Bill Board
A 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 at 613-824-6757
Some useful links
How to deal with death and Funerals
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.
Notice of Annual General Meeting
The 31st AGM of the Trustees of the Hindu Temple of Ottawa-Carleton will be held on May 31, 2015at 2 pm at the Temple, 4835 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario. 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 can represent you and forward to the secretary by 2 pm, 31 May, 2015.
The Terms of Office of the following members expire on May 31, 2015: Vas Dev Aggarwal, Navneet Aggarwal, Prem Rawal, Vijaya Parulekar and Deepti Garg. They can be nominated and re-elected. If you would like to suggest suggest a name, please send the attached Nomination form to any of the following members of the Nominating Committee before Sunday, May 24, 2015: Murlidhar Rao Avadhunala, Kanwal Talwar, Surender Wadhera.
Help for Victims of Earthquake in Nepal
The Nepali Community in cooperation with Hindu Temple of Ottawa-Carleton is raising funds for the victims of recent earthquake in Nepal. If you would like to help please contact one of the people listed below.
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 will be on 14 Jun, 2015. The topic is Healthy Bones (i) Calcium and Vit D deficiency in South Asians - how big an issue (ii) Other risks of Vit D deficiency (iii) Why exposure to sun not that effective in South Asians
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Pranayam classes are held at the Temple from 10 am to 11:15 am every Sunday. Anyone interested is welcome to attend.
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Bhajans singing on Sunday Facility for Seniors 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
Dhaval Kumar Purohit
Bhavani Shankar Sharma
Jay Kumar Jani
Bhooshan Lal Seth
The Library is now open from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm on Sundays. Devotees may borrow books or just sit and read. We hope to improve this facility in the coming months so that visitors to the temple can take full benefit of the resources available. John Wenuk is the librarian and he will be keeping a record of the books that are checked out.
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 can also be printed off the web.
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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Thank you for visiting us. This page was last updated on Friday, 15 May 2015.