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(Week Beginning September 12th, 2021)
BHADRAPAD SHUKLA PAKSH SHASHTHI 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.
response to the spread of the COVID-19
coronavirus, Government have closed all public
schools. Many sport activities (Basket ball,
NHL) and public gathering have also been
VISHWA SHAKTI DURGA TEMPLE at 55 Clarey Ave in Ottawa for:
Starting from Saturday June 20th, 2020, VSDMA
has decided to re-open Durga Mandir for devotees
and visitors. All attendees will have to follow
certain rules strictly set by provincial
guidelines and VSDMA.
Please join for Aarti every day at 7 PM (Thu - Sat) and on
Sunday at 1 PM.
every Month from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
(PAATH, HANUMAN CHALISA
Pooja & Vrata
(on full moon
day - poornima)
Full Moon Day
PM to 8:00 PM
(KATHA & AARTI)
Please join Ganpati Utsav
at Durga Mandir from Friday,
September 10th to 19th,
Friday, September 10th,
2021 - Ganpati Sthapana @ 6PM
Sunday, September 19th,
2021 - Ganpati Visarjan @ 1PM
Ganpati Aarti - Monday to
Saturday at 7.30 PM & Sunday at
Please Donate to Build a New Home for Durga Mandir
and Save Tax.
You may send your donations using e-transfer to
You may also donate by using your credit card or
PayPal by logging on to the
www.durgatemple.ca, go to “Donation” and select New Temple Building
Development Fund”, and type in
your data and you will receive
an instant receipt on the screen
that you can print and save.
Please call Parmod Chhabra at 613-850-4068, if you
have any questions in regards to
the above request.
Durga Mandir Ottawa is open
during current Covid19 every day
from 6 pm to 8 pm and Sunday
from 11.30 am -1.30 pm for
You must wear Mask and sanitize
your hands before entering the
temple. Please also note that we
will strictly restrict the
number of people in the temple
as per the City of Ottawa
Please also note parking is free
on Bank street after 5.30 on
weekdays and all day on Sunday.
RULES TO FOLLOW:
- Wearing a mask is mandatory. Please bring your
- Sanitize your hands before entering into the
- Maintain the rule of social distancing
(Inside/outside of temple please be in queue and
keep distance of at least 6ft. / 2 metres.
- Please enter your details in the
register/format provided by the volunteer.
- This time limited services available.
- No touch allowed to any deities. Donations
should be dropped directly into the donation
- No Langar/ Preetibhoj would be served.
- No home-made Prasad or sweets allowed
except fruit(s) to bring or serve in
- As a token of Prasad a piece of fruit could be
taken from the bowl by devotee(s) him/her self.
- Washroom/Kitchen/Phone services are not
accessible at this time.
- Vulnerable / Weaker immune system / not
feeling well people should refrain from entering
into the temple. We strongly recommend that you
While we are doing everything possible for your
safety and ask for your full cooperation to keep
our devotees and Ottawa Community safe. You will
be attending Darshan / Services on your own
We are looking for volunteers to help us during
service hours. If you or any of your family
member (s) or friend(s) wants to help us please
feel free to contact us.
Mandir Line (613-321-0675): email@example.com
Mr. Chander Wadhawan (613-799-3899):
Smt. Leena Shukla (613-825-9448):
Pt. R. N. Pandey (613-228-1305):
Mandir Hours (Open every day)
to Saturday 6:00 PM to 8 PM,
Sunday Service 11:30 AM to 1:30 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:
Hindu Temple’s program “Lecture Series on the
Brahma-Sutras” scheduled every alternate Wednesday by Dr.
Kunnath Subramanian is on September 15th. Please join virtually.
The next Youth Bhajan Program, scheduled on the first Saturday
of every month, will be held on 2nd of October from 5
– 6 PM. Youth from the community will be singing Bhajans and
Devotional songs virtually.
If you are 10 years or older and want to participate in the
program, please send a reply email to
with name of singer(s), name of the Bhajan that you would like
to sing and duration that it will take to sing.
Please note that prior to the onset of Covid-19 pandemic, every
year this time the children returning to school year came to the
Temple with their parents and happily prayed to Ganesha, the
remover of all obstacles, and worshipped Saraswati Mata, the
Goddess of knowledge and Learning. However, this year like last
year, considering the safety of the children and the community,
we recommend all parents to perform the Saraswati puja at home.
The yearly Ganesh Festival will be celebrated at the Temple from
10th (Ganesh Sthapana) to 12th of September 2021 (Ganesh
Visarjan). The festival will be held both in-person and virtual.
The program details are as follows:
Ganesh Sthapana: Friday 10th of September
9:30 AM – 10 AM: Shree
Ganesh Sthapana Pooja (both in-person and virtual)
10 AM - 10:30 AM:
Bhajans (only virtual) and Arati (both in-person and virtual)
Ganesh Visarjan: Sunday 12th of September
11AM - 11:30AM: Bhajans
11:30AM - 12:30AM:
Ganesh Pooja, Arati followed by Visarjan (both in-person and
Please note that Ganesh Sthapana will take place at the
Mahamandap, and there will be NO usual Prasad distribution. If
you would like to participate in Bhajans, please contact Asmita
Patil by sending an email at
Devotees who wish to attend in-person are requested to be
considerate to other devotees and respect all the safety
protocols that are in place at the Temple. Maximum 30 people are
allowed in the Mahamantap.
You can access the LIVE Broadcast by clicking to the link:
Join Temple Live Broadcast.
To have this link you need to download the software, “GoToMeeting”.
If you need info on how to download, visit to Temple’s website:
If you need more information for HINDU TEMPLE, please
contact the Manager at 613-822-1531 or visit
Please join Barrhaven Shiv Shakti Hindu
at 76 Larkin Drive in Ottawa for:
Shepherds of Good Hope is held every 2nd Saturday of the month.
For details, please contact Virendra Sahni at 613-824-6757 or
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 Shreemati Sheila Khanna at 613-599-2450.
ਬਲਿਹਾਰੀ ਕੁਦਰਤਿ ਵਸਿਆ॥ ਤੇਰਾ ਅੰਤੁ ਨ ਜਾਈ ਲਖਿਆ॥
ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂ ਜੀ ਕਾ ਖ਼ਾਲਸਾ, ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂ ਜੀ ਕੀ ਫ਼ਤਿਹ॥
Vaheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Vaheguru Ji Ki Fateh.
Tek and Darshan:
Daily from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Var: Sundays from
8:00 am to 9:30 am
Sahib: Sundays from
10:00 am to 11:30 pm
Sundays from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
in mind that the COVID 19 restrictions as ordered by City of
Ottawa are strictly applied at the Gurdwara Sahib. Wearing of
mask is mandatory and you must put it on before entering
Gurdwara Sahib. Please bring your own head covering Rumaal if
you need one.
Please do not bring any groceries or food items to Gurdwara
Sahib instead you can make monetary donations.
For more information, please visit
or call 613-225-8280.
Purpose: To provide an update on the
activities, accomplishments & upcoming events of ICCC.
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‘Giving Back to the Community’ is a cherished value of our
rich Indian heritage. The Indo-Canadian
Community Centre is committed to campaigning for
the COVID-19 Relief Funds. We must all rise to
give generously to 'HELP HUMANITY' against the
'WRATH of CORONA'. The need for funds is urgent
and ICCC kindly appeals to all for continuing
with their generous donations to help our
brethren so that they can effectively deal with
the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in India.
•ICCC has collected over $14,000 directly to-date for
sending to EKAL Canada. The first installment of
$10,000 to EKAL has already been transferred.
•The severe 2nd wave Covid-19 crisis in India, impacting
many in Ottawa’s Indo-Canadian community in
numerous ways, has raised donations from ICCC
life members, its associates, and others in
ICCC is pleased to
share with you the following information
available to date, solely with an objective that
you may reach out to your contacts and encourage
additional donations for the Covid-19 crisis in
- Rupees 500,000
cheque and over $20,000 donated via EKAL
- Over $5500
donated via Red Cross
- Other significant
amounts donated via Sewa, Toronto and numerous
2. ICCC - Social Network of Women (SNOW)
raised over $4850 this year for its annual
fund-raising event. These donations are for
Interval House, Ottawa.
ICCC in collaboration with- University of Ottawa Brain and
Mind Research Institute (uOBMRI) will be holding
a virtual “TeaTime with the Docs” event on May
28th at 2:00 PM. This educational
fundraising event will be moderated by CTV
Ottawa’s Leanne Cusack. You are kindly requested
to register for this event.
To date ICCC has raised $6,000 towards its matching
donation of $10,000. Please donate generously
for this worthy cause via e-transfer to
information on this ICCC initiative is available
on the website: icccottawa.org. (Charity &
Please note that all donations received by ICCC are always
sent in full amount (100%) to the specified
charities. Further, in compliance with its
policy, ICCC does not collect/channel donations
for religious and political purposes.
For more information on ICCC’s various diverse programs and
activities, please visit Website:
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
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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