About the Temple
The Temple is open:
8:30 am to 10:30 am
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday (and festivals)
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.
Akhand Ramayan Paath will be held during Navaratri, starting on Saturday, September 28 at 8:00 am and completing on Sunday September 29. There is nothing as sweet, melodious and auspicious as Ram Nam. We look forward to your participation in reading a few Dohe and Chaupai from Tusli Das ji's Ram Charit manas during these 24 hours. If interested, please email your contact details and time you can commit.
Brahma Vidya Day will be celebrated in the Temple on Sunday October 5. This day we read Bhagvat Gita, Isavasya Upanishad, Kenopanishad, Kathopanishad, Taitteriya Upanishad, Mundaka Upanioshad and Kaivalya Upanishad in Sanskrit. We look forward to your participation by reading a Chapter or two from any of these scriptures.
What is new...
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
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 September, 2014 on Food Safety and Dr. Shiv Chopra will cover use of
(i) Use of Pesticides
(ii) Use of antibiotics and hormones in animals
(iii) Genetically modified foods
(iv) Genetically modified foods
To be posted Oral Hygiene [13-Oct-13]; Nutrition [10-Nov-13]
Pranayam classes are held at the Temple from 10 am to 11:15 am every Sunday. Anyone interested is welcome to attend.
To receive notification when a Newsletter has been published, please register your email address by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with Register me in Subject.
We do not share email addresses, nor use it for any other purpose than to notify you of Temple activities.
Dhaval Kumar Purohit
Vivek Kumar Sharma
Bhavani Shankar Sharma
Bhooshan Lal Seth
The Library is now open from 11:00 pm 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 are available in the Temple Library to borrow, or purchase for a nominal charge (cost). These 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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