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(Week Beginning October 15th, 2017)
KARTIK KRISHNA PAKSH EKADASHI VIKRAM SAMVANT,
Sarva Shaktimate Parmatmne Sri Ramay Namah:
Please join the Hindu Temple of Ottawa-Carleton every first Sunday and the Vishava Shakti Durga Mandir every second Sunday for Amrit Vani.
VISHWA SHAKTI DURGA TEMPLE at 55 Clarey Ave in Ottawa for:
November 7th, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Pooja & Vrata Katha
Saturday, November 4th, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
19th, 2017 –Thursday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
If you would like to host or sponsor any events or need more information, please contact
Mandir Line at 613-321-0675,
Pandit R.N.Pandey at 613-228-1305, Smt. Leena Shukla at
613-825-9448 or visit
HINDU TEMPLE at 4835 Bank
Street in Ottawa for:
A series of seminars on health
related issues every second Sunday of the month from 2:00 PM to
Burden of chronic diseases (Cardiovascular disease, Cancer, Mental disease
and lung diseases) have serious implication in our daily life.
Most of these diseases can be prevented if we make an effort to
understand the causes of these problems. Is it the genes or the
aging process or the gender or the ethnicity, which one is the
cause of these problems? Maybe it is related to mostly the way
we live daily life (food, physical activity). This is the topic
of our next health seminar as detailed below.
diet and life style changes
Viveky RD, PhD
LHIN, Ministry of health and long-term care
October 15, 2017 2-3 pm
note the date and see note below)
1. What are the various myths
2. Basic information about
3. Basic information about
Note: Please note that our health seminars are
usually held on the 2nd Sunday of each month. This seminar is,
however, on the 3rd Sunday (October 15) because the hall is not
available on October 8.
is a reminder that the Temple Anniversary will be conducted on
this Saturday and Sunday, October 7 & 8, with various programs.
There will be both morning and evening programs on Saturday, in
the morning starting from 9 am to noon and in the evening from 6
pm – 8 pm.
Diwali Festival will be celebrated at the temple on
Thursday, October 19, 2017.
7.00 - 8.00 pm
Lighting of the lamps, Lakshmi pooja, Saraswati pooja,
8.00 - 9.00 pm
Bhajans in the Gita Bhawan
Arati (in the Mahamandap and Gita Bhawan simultaneously)
Prasad will be distributed near the exit. Sparklers will
be available for the children after the Arati.
you would like to host or sponsor any events or need more
information, please contact the Manager at 613-822-1531
or visit www.hindutemple.ca.
ARYA SAMAJ Ottawa-Carleton
holds HAVAN every 2nd Sunday of the month from
5:30 PM at the Hindu Temple. All are welcome.
To host or sponsor and
for more information, please contact Mrs. Phulan Aeri at
613-723-6724 or Mrs. Nina Vaid at 613-523-5016.
The Hindu Temple of
Ottawa-Carleton on 4835 Bank Street
is happy to announce that the Bal Mandir
Program has once again started. It is held every Sunday from
12:10 PM to 1:00 PM in the lower meeting room. The program
consists of a variety of exciting activities for children,
including reflection on upcoming festivals and events in the
Hindu calendar, discussions on cultural aspects of Indian
culture, stories, crafts, and more. Everyone is welcome.
information, please contact the Manager at 613-822-1531
or visit www.hindutemple.ca.
Various organizations are celebrating
DIWALI FESTIVAL in Ottawa.
NetIP-Network of Indian
Professionals CANADA presents DIWALI GALA 2017, a fundraiser for
Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation on Friday, October 13th
from 6:00 PM onwards at INFINITY CONVENTION CENTRE on 2901
Gibford Drive in Ottawa. For more details, email at
www.netipcanada.org or call 613-620-2074.
GCA – Gujarati Cultural
Association presents “GRAND DIWALI FESTIVAL” on Saturday,
October 14th from 6:00 PM to 10:30 PM at EY Centre on
4899 Uplands Drive in Ottawa. Celebrate the INDIAN FESTIVAL of
LIGHTS in style with sumptuous food from starter to dessert and
cultural programs by GCA. Ticket prices are for GCA members $20;
Non-members $30 and Kids under 5 for FREE. Buy tickets online at
www.gcaottawa.ca or for
people who cannot buy online, reserve by calling: Hiral Patel @
613-227-9526; Bharati Desai @ 613-261-8313; Premal Dave @
613-890-1607 or Kashyap Desai @ 613-852-4000. TICKETS WILL NOT
BE SOLD AT THE DOOR!
On the occasion of 150th
Anniversary of Canada, India Canada Association, ICOBC and Agarwal Sabha of Ottawa are together celebrating Grand Diwali
Dhamaka on October 15th, 2017 in the Centurion
Conference & Event Center. Ticket price include Dinner. FOR ICA
and ICOBC Memebrs, you can buy ticket at
http://www.indiacanada.org/events/. Ticket prices are for
ICA Members: $ 30.00; Non ICA Members: $ 40.00; Life Member: $
25.00; Student: $ 25.00. To avoid any disappointment, please buy
ticket in advance.
Hon. Chandra Arya, Member of
Parliament for Nepean Ottawa, will be hosting “DIWALI ON THE
HILL” at Sir John A. Macdonald building, 144 Wellington St (at
the corner of O'Connor St) on Monday, October 16 at 6:30 PM. The
event will feature a short address by dignitaries and a cultural
program. Light refreshments will be served. Event is FREE.
Registration is required. Please click on the link below to register:https://goo.gl/forms/n86ogScLZ9LD6Gmw1.
Overseas Friends of India Canada
is celebrating festival of Diwali on October 18th 2017 at 6:30
PM at Sir John A. Macdonald Building, 144 Wellington St, Ottawa.
Hon. Deepak Obhrai, Member of Parliament for Calgary Forest
Lawn, together with the Hindu temples from across Canada, will
once again, host the National Diwali Celebration on Parliament
Hill. Cultural programs, speeches from Parliamentarians and
Diwali pooja will be the highlights of the evening. You are
requested to confirm your attendance by Oct 16th. Please send
email to Aasha Mehta at
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Satsang Mandal, Ottawa
cordially invites you, your family and friends to Celebrate
Diwali and Annakut in the presence of Pujya Santos. The event
will take place on Sunday, October 29th from 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM
at Ron Kolbus-Lakeside Center on 102 Greenview Ave in Ottawa.
Mahaprasad (Dinner) will be served after sabha. For Annakut seva
and more information, please contact, Krunal Dave @
613-979-3129; Dhansukh Mistry @ 613-591-9115; Mehulbhai Jani @
613-790-4187; Niraliben Jani @ 613-790-4186 or Binaben Dave @
SANRAJ PRODUCTIONS proudly presents “DREAM
TEAM LIVE IN CONCERT”, a musical extravaganza of
Bollywood Hits featuring Jay, Amisha, Pushpinder, Mujahid,
Devin, Roger & Pratap on Saturday, November 4th at
Sir Robert Borden High School Auditorium on 131 Greenbank Road
in Ottawa. Doors open at 6:30 PM and Show time is 7:00 PM.
Ticket prices are $15 for Adults; $10 for Seniors & Students.
Snacks will be available for CASH purchase. For tickets and more
information, please contact Raj & Nayna Gandhi at
613-599-0598 or Vijay & Asha Shukla at 613-491-5745.
Tickets are also available at Vaishali’s Superstore and Kanata
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DEVGUN FILMS and HINDI MUNCH CANADA is looking for a lead FEMALE
actor between the age of 30-40 years for its upcoming HINDI
play. Start date of play is December 2nd in Ottawa.
If interested, please contact
As part of Canada 150th
celebrations, FIO in collaboration with ICCC has initiated the
project “Canada 150/150" to promote inter-cultural connectivity
through greater positive interaction between the diverse
Canadian cultures. This project is to bring together 150 pairs
of host and guest families.
Celebrate the multicultural fabric by hosting
guest (s) from a different culture at your home for a day or few
hours over tea/coffee.
Guest can be a family or friend.
* First 150 host to register and host will be
invited to Grand celebration event **
To register, please visit
www.festivalofindaiottawa.org or call Rekha Dogra at
613-562-3870, if any questions.
SRI SATHYA SAI CENTER of
OTTAWA on 1694 Hunt Club Road in Ottawa invites
you all for:
Vedanta Classes: Every Sunday morning from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Balvikas Classes: Every Sunday morning from 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Bhajans: Every Sunday from 11:45 AM to 12:30 PM
For any further information, please call 613 733 7180 or
613 406 2883.
COMMUNITY CENTRE (ICCC)
Here are the events this week followed by up coming
events. For any information regarding a specific activity,
please get in touch with the respective coordinator.
Regular Meeting at Orleans
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
340 - 255 Centrum Boulevard
Orleans ON K1E 3X7
Mr. Adolf James [Phone:613-233-2255]
Dr. Ram Sahi [Phone: 613 824 1710]
Regular Meeting at Merivale
Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
30 Woodfield Drive
Nepean ON K2G 3Y5
Ms. Sudesh Kanda [ Phone: 613
869 0349 ]
Mr. Satish Bansal [ Phone: 613
226 5461 ]
Pranayama: from 11 AM to
Tea and Snacks: 12:30 PM -
Please feel to bring your own lunch!
Music, Scrabble, Bingo, Tea, Socializing: from
12:15 to 2 PM
Bridge Class and Play:
from 12 noon to 3 PM
Seniors will be holding DIWALI program “HEALTY
SENIORS-HAPPY SENIORS” on Friday, October 13th from
5:00 PM to 9:00 PM at PALKI Restaurant, 1060 Ogilvie Road,
Gloucester. Cost is $15 per person. Snacks and Dinner will be
served. Last date of purchasing the ticket is Sunday, October 8th.
There will be door prizes, raffle and entertainment by local
artists. For tickets and more information, please contact
1. Narinder Garg
Ph. 613-282-2254 ( Barrhaven and Tanglewood)
2. Sudesh Kanda Ph. 613-869-0349 ( Tanglewood and
3. Nand Tandon
4. Charanjit Wadehra Ph. 613-592-2431 (Kanata)
5. Srishta Khosla
Ph. 613-440-4071 ( Durga Mandir).
Up Coming Events
Please look at the following ICCC Seniors website for up-to-date
information of the upcoming events:
MUKUL HINDI SCHOOL offers Hindi language
instructions and rich cultural experience for children 4 years
and above. Elementary (Grades JK,SK,1to8) at PINECREST PUBLIC
SCHOOL @ 1281 Pinecrest Road and High School Credit Course &
Adult Education at GLEBE COLLEGIATE on 212 Glebe Avenue.
Registration is open all year round. In fall 2016, first day of
school is September 10th. For more information,
please visit www.mukulhindischool.org or email
SARAL SCHOOL, a non-profit charitable organization run under the Ministry of Education, offers classes to learn Hindi, Bengali or Telugu for free. Registration is on-going every Saturday from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM, starting September
6th at the school, Edouard Bond Elementary, located at 920 Parkhaven in Ottawa. For more information, please contact
Ms. Meena Sones at 613-723-5644 or Ms. Savita Joshi at 613-843-8384.
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