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Temple hours

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

Temple Administration

Trustees 2015

Marriage Guidelines


Temple Use Guidelines


Brahma Vidya



Student Visits

How to deal with death and Funerals 


Changes in use of Temple facilities

Community Bill Board

Shepherds of Good Hope (2nd Saturday of the month) contact Virendra Sahni at 613-824-6757  SOGHvolunteers@gmail.com


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. 

Festivals & Important Dates 2016

Prayer gathering at the Temple

The  Temple will present a cheque for $25,000 to Mayor Jim Watson on 29 May 2016 at 4 p.m. during a special prayer for the victims of the Fort McMurray fires. 

We  extend this invitation to all community members for their participation. The program will end at 4:30 pm

The 32nd Annual General Meeting of the trustees of Hindu Temple of Ottawa-Carleton will be held on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at the Temple, 4835 Bank Street, Ottawa. The Agenda and Notice of the meeting with Proxy and Nomination forms have been mailed out to all trustees.

If you are nable to attend but would like to be represented at the meeting, please fill out the Proxy form with the name of an individual who can represent you and submit to the secretary by 2 pm on Sunday, May 29, 2016.

If you would like to suggest names of trustees for election to the Board (including those whose term of office expires)), please fill out the Nomination form and submit to any member of the Nominating Committee [Prem Rawal, Vas Dev Aggarwal 613-727-1033 Aruna Dilawri 613-521-7872] before Sunday May 22, 2016.

Proxy Form   Nomination Form

Pooja Hosting Calendar for 2016 - available dates

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 Sunday, 12 June 2016. The topic is Sleep Apnoea.

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

Pranayam classes are held at the Temple from 10 am to 11:15 am every Sunday. Anyone interested is welcome to attend.

Newsletter 2015

We do not share email addresses, nor use it for any other purpose than to notify you of Temple activities.

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

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.

Priests 613-822-1531

Dhaval Kumar Purohit

Bhavani Shankar Sharma

Jay Kumar Jani

  Managers 613-822-1531

Jain Baboolal 

Bhushan Lal Seth

Himmat Bharania

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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