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(Week Beginning January 01, 2023)
PAUSH SHUKLA PAKSH DASHAMI 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:
Durga Mandir Ottawa is now open, Monday to Saturday-
6 pm to 8 pm,
11:30 am to 1:30
Pandey - 613 228
1305, or Mr.
Yogesh Bhutani -
613 408 7989.
Please note that parking is free on Bank Street
every day after
5.30 PM and all
day on Sunday.
You must wear mask and sanitize your hands before
adhering to the
Durga Mandir Ottawa will
be closed on
Also, Durga Mandir will
be open on
Sunday Jan 1st,
2023 in the
morning from 11
am to 2 pm, and
in the evening
from 6 pm to 8
pm. You are all
invited to take
Mata Rani on
this New Year.
The bookings for the year
2023 are also
open now. You
can book for
and other days
from next year
Durga Mandir is open every day from 6 pm to 8 pm
and Sundays from 11.30 am -1.30 pm. You must
wear Mask and sanitize your hands before
entering the temple.
Durga Mandir Ottawa is strictly adhering to
the Ontario Government regulations and
guidelines of Ottawa Public Health. All devotees
must strictly follow all guidelines when coming
to the temple for Puja & Darshan.
If you would like to host /sponsor Sunday Puja,
Mata Ki Choki, Jagrata, Satya Narayan Bhagwan
Durga Saptasati path, Hawan, Wedding,
or any other events at the Mandir or at your
home or need more information, please contact:
Mandir Line (613-321-0675)
Pt. R. N. Pandey (613-228-1305)
Regular Mandir Hours (Open Every day)
Monday to Saturday 6:00 PM to 8 PM,
Regular Sunday Service 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM
HINDU TEMPLE at 4835 Bank
Street in Ottawa for:
First of all, we would like to thank you for making the safety
as the topmost priority throughout the Covid pandemic while
visiting the Temple.
As you know you can book/sponsor private event at the Temple.
But still the situation warrants that we balance between
increasing Temple’s services gradually at the pre-pandemic level
and maintaining a surrounding that is safe to all—devotees,
priests and Temple management.
Together, we can reach this goal. As we navigate towards
increasing more services, we sincerely request you to adhere to
the following guidelines if you are organizing a private event:
For the event at Mahamandap, the maximum number
of people that can attend is 35.
For the event at the Gita Bhawan, the maximum
number of people that can attend is 50.
Packed Prasad can be distributed at the exit
while leaving from the Temple. Kitchen
facilities are not available for preparing or
distributing Prasad yet.
- Waring of facemask inside
the Temple will be greatly appreciated.
However, there is no limitation in the number of people that can
visit the Temple for a quick Darshan.
Thank you again for your continuous support.
Board of Directors
The next Youth Bhajan Program, scheduled on
the first Saturday of every month will be held on
January 7th, 2023
from 5 – 6 PM. Youth from the community will be singing
Bhajans and Devotional songs virtually.
If you are 10 years or older and would like
to participate in the program, please send an email with name of
singer(s), name of the Bhajan and time (how long) to
firstname.lastname@example.org. Please join virtually.
Hindu Temple’s program “Lecture Series on the
Brahma-Sutras” scheduled every alternate Wednesday by Dr.
Kunnath Subramanian is on January
4th, 2023. Please join virtually.
On the New Year Day (January 1st), the Temple will be open
from 8:30 am to 8:30 pm for visits. We are expecting a
significant number of devotees coming through the temple. In
view of ongoing COVID and other respiratory viruses active in
the community, we request you to please wear a mask if you are
visiting the Temple.
We will also be celebrating Vaikunta Ekadasi on the
following day. The programs for the two events are as follows.
New Year Day - Sunday January 1
(Temple Hours 8:30 am -8:30 pm)
Regular Sunday puja will be performed with Rudrabhishekam,
Shiva Puja, Vishnu Sahasranamavali and Sri Lakshminarayana puja
in the morning. A special 1 hour Bhajans program from 4 to 5 pm
is being organized by Mrs. Mythili Kalyanasundaram virtually.
Arti will be performed at 8 pm.
Vaikunta Ekadasi – Monday January 2
(Temple Hours 8:30–10:30 am; 5:30-8:30 pm)
On the occasion of Vaikunta Ekadasi, a symbolic puja will
be performed at 9:30 am for the VAIKUNTA DWARAM (door facing the
north side of the Temple), and devotees will enter through this
door. This event will be followed by Sri Lakshminarayana Swami
puja and Arati at 10 am.
Please participate at LIVE BROADCAST by clicking: Join Temple
To have this link you need to download the software, “GoToMeeting”.
If you need more information on how to download, visit Temple’s
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 has
resumed its Monthly Havan, every second Sunday of the Month at
host or sponsor and for more information,
please contact Shri
SainDass Aeri at 613-723-6724
Chand Bhatia at 613-823-9070.
ਬਲਿਹਾਰੀ ਕੁਦਰਤਿ ਵਸਿਆ॥ ਤੇਰਾ ਅੰਤੁ ਨ ਜਾਈ ਲਖਿਆ॥
ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂ ਜੀ ਕਾ ਖ਼ਾਲਸਾ, ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂ ਜੀ ਕੀ ਫ਼ਤਿਹ॥
Vaheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Vaheguru Ji Ki Fateh.
Sadh Sangat Ji,
Due to Sangat’s requests, Asa Di Vaar Kirtan will be added to
the daily morning Divan at Gurdwara Sahib. It will be recited
immediately after Nitnem. Kirtan will also be added to daily
evening Divan. The complete schedule is given below:
Gurdwara Sahib Opening Hours:
Monday to Saturday - 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Sunday - 5:30 AM to 8:00 PM
Monday to Saturday - Morning Divan
6:00 AM to 7:15 AM - Parkash & Nitnem
7:15 AM to 9:15 AM - Asa Di Vaar & Smapati
Monday to Saturday - Evening Divan
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM – Rahras Sahib
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM – Kirtan
7:30 PM to 8:00 PM - Ardaas & Smapati
Sunday - Morning Divan
5:30 AM to 6:30 AM – Parkash & Nitnem
6:30 AM to 9:15 AM – Asa Di Vaar
9:15 AM to 10:45 AM - Sukhmani Sahib
10:45 AM to 11:15 AM – Kirtan by Sangat
11:15 AM to 12:45 PM - Kirtan by Ragi Jathas
12:45 PM to 1:00 PM – Ardaas & Smapati
1:00 PM – Paath or Kirtan by Sangat
Sunday - Evening Divan
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM – Rahras Sahib
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM – Kirtan
7:30 PM to 8:00 PM - Ardaas & Smapati
Please keep 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 AATAA, DAALS, SUGAR OR ANY KIND OF GROCERY
AS THEY ALREADY HAVE SO MUCH IN STOCK THAT THEY ARE HAVING
DIFFICULTY STORING THESE ITEMS.
For more information, please visit
or call 613-225-8280.
Instead of grocery items, please donate money to Gurdwara sahib
that can be used in various projects. So, please, help in this
matter and be blessed.
Mission Ottawa will be offering the following programs this
fall/winter to foster spiritual achievement:
Adults: Every Monday at 7:30 PM. For university students and young adults (17 to
30). In-person classes at Chinmaya Bharati. Please contact
Shailesh Sutarwala at email@example.com or 613-591-5961 for
Yoga: Every Tuesday at 6:00 PM. Based on the teachings of Patanjali, class covers
yogic jogging, stretches, and pranayama (breath control). In
your home on your yoga mat and give it a try… Starting on Sept
20. Please contact Anil Agarwal at firstname.lastname@example.org for
more information and meeting link.
Bhagavad Geeta: Every Wednesday at 7:00 PM. Starting Chapter 9 (raja-vidya-raj-guhya-yogo
The Yoga of Royal Knowledge and Royal Secret) on Sept 21. Video
Chinmayananda along with discussions. Please contact Anil Parekh
at email@example.com or 613-738-7466 for more information
and zoom meeting link.
Sunday Balavihar: Every Sunday at 10:30 AM. In-person classes begin on September 18 at our
Chinmaya Bharati located at 1088 Ogilvie Drive. Study classes
for children JK to Grade 12. Adult classes on Upanishads. To
register, go to
Every Sunday at 9:45 AM before classes begin. To offer puja,
please contact Gita Parekh at 613-738-7466 with your desired
Monthly Poonam Puja:
Sri Sarasvati Puja on every Poonam (full moon day). To offer
puja, please contact Bina Sutarwala at 613-591-5961 with your
Bharati is available for other events, whether it be a special
puja or occasional darshan of MataRani Sri Sarsvati Maa. Please
contact: Bina Sutarwala 613-591-5961; Shalini Sahni
613-265-6021; Pushpa Patnaik 613-830-5282; Anil Parekh
613-738-7466 to make arrangement for you and your family.
refer to thier new and updated website
for further information on special events, children, youth and
family camps, as well as upcoming lecture series.
Purpose: To provide an update on the
activities, accomplishments & upcoming events of ICCC.
Please click on Link(s) for
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.
To join the Meals-On-Wheels (MOW) program, you must
register with Meals-on-Wheels (Ottawa) by calling 613- 233-2424
or on the
Should you have any questions you may either contact Mr.
Jagjit Khosla, coordinator of MOW program at
or 613-837-7727, Shri
Anil Sukhija, Chair-Seniors Program at 613-791-7593.
ICCC has resumed the basic computer classes for seniors
once again. Classes
are conducted weekly from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM since Sunday, the
20th of November at Tangle Wood Community Centre. The
Weekly class will continue till 11th of December
To register for these classes please send your Full Name,
phone number and email address to our Captain of workshops and
Seminars Mr Narinder Garg. (Phone 613-282-2254 and email:
For more information on ICCC’s various diverse
programs, philanthropy and other activities, please visit
Dear Fellow Seniors,
Firstly I wish you and your family a very happy and joyous
I am pleased to inform you that we have decided to resume the
basic computer classes for our seniors once again. These
will be in person classes at Tangle Wood Community Centre.
The Weekly class of the first batch will start on Sunday, the
20th of November from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm. Thereafter every
Sunday at the same time till 11th of December. In these four
weeks we will cover different subjects like zoom features, email
handling and it's features, internet browsing and usage of
social networks like facebook and whatsapp.
In order to provide individual attention we will enroll only 20
seniors in each batch. If we have more than 20 seniors
interested then they will be accommodated in the next batch.
Time and dates of subsequent batches will be informed before the
start of the next batch. To register for these classes
please send your Full Name, phone number and email address to
our Captain of workshops and Seminars Mr Narinder Garg. ( Phone
613-282-2254 and email: firstname.lastname@example.org) Please
note that there are no charges to attend these classes but we
would like you to ensure that you will regularly attend
otherwise you will be depriving someone else to avail this.
Should you have any questions you may contact Mr. Garg or the
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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