Durga Puja 2021 Schedule

Respected Devotees & Community Members,
Namaskar !
We hope everyone is doing well and staying safe with your loved one upon the blessing of Ma Durga.
As we mentioned in our previous email regarding Durga Puja, we are limiting our activities this year due to the continuing unprecedented situation of COVID-19 pandemic. Hence, we CANCELLED on-premise Cultural Program.

Ontario has released new guidelines dated October 08th, as a result, we are revisiting our Durga Puja activities and added Bhog participation from the devotees to the Durga Puja curriculum. Please find the following if you are interested to provide bhog to Ma Durga:

Date

Puja Scheduled

Request for confirmation until

12/OCT/2021

Soptomi

11/OCT/2021 at 10:00 PM @Mandir

13/OCT/2021

Ostomi

12/OCT/2021 at 10:00 PM @Mandir

14/OCT/2021

Nobomi

13/OCT/2021 at 10:00 PM @Mandir


For any queries regarding Bhog, please contact Dilip Kumar Saha @ (647)886-3013, Ajoy Banik @ (416) 756-1044

In addition to city guidelines, during Durga Puja, devotees will be allowed to visit the temple on a First Come First Serve basis and will be allowed to stay inside the temple for 30 minutes. Prasadam will be provided in takeout boxes (until supplies last) to carry out as consuming Prasadam inside the Mandir will not be allowed.
We have also arranged to live telecast different events of Puja (e.g. Chandi Paath, Pushpanjoli, Aaroti) and Cultural programs on Mandir’s.Facebook page
As everyone’s health and safety is our top priority, we are requesting devotees visiting Bangladesh Canada Hindu Mandir (BCHM) to ensure the following (otherwise access will be prohibited):
  1. Proof of full vaccination and identification MUST be shown at the door. You may follow this link for further clarification.
  2. All persons entering or remaining in the Mandir premises shall wear a mask or face covering which covers the nose, mouth, and chin as required under City of Toronto by-law no. 541-2020
  3. Before coming to the Mandir, we are highly encouraging all the devotees to complete the online COVID-19 self-assessment. You can complete this assessment for yourself or on behalf of someone else if they are not able to.
  4. Complete the attendance form before entering Mandir
During weekdays parking between 8 AM to 5 PM is allowed only on the street (where applicable). Vehicles parked on other’s properties could be towed and BCHM authorities will NOT be responsible for that.
Please note, if you have COVID-19 related symptoms (as per Health Canada guidelines) or have been in contact with anybody confirmed with COVID-19 or having fever, cough, and cold, we request you to stay at home until you are medically fit. If you are medically vulnerable, we strongly encourage you to delay your visit to the temple unless you became medically fit.
DURGA PUJA EVENTS INCLUDING MOHALAYA BIHIT PUJA ARE AS FOLLOWS
 
Event Name : MOHALAYA BIHIT PUJA
Date: 6th October 2021; Wednesday, Time: 07:30 PM-09:00 PM
 
Event Name : MOHA SHOSTI (BODHON and ADHIBAS of MA DURGA)
Date: 11th October, 2021; Monday, Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
 
Event Name : MOHA SAPTAMI
Date: 12th October, 2021; Tuesday, Puja:09:00 AM; Chandi Paath : Along with the Puja
Pushpanjoli (Day) : Part 1 : 12:00 PM  
Pushpanjoli (Day) : Part 2 : 13:00 PM  
Pushpanjoli (Day) : Part 3 : 14:00 PM  
Pushpanjoli (Evening) : Part 1 : 06:00 PM  
Pushpanjoli (Evening) : Part 2 : 07:00 PM  
Aaroti :07:30 PM  
Live Broadcast: Available  
 
Event Name : MOHA OSTOMI
Date: 13th October, 2021; Wednesday, Puja :09:00 AM; Chandi Paath : Along with the Puja
Pushpanjali (Day) : Part 1 : 12:00 PM  
Pushpanjali (Day) : Part 2 : 13:00 PM  
Pushpanjali (Day) : Part 3:14:00 PM  
Pushpanjali (Evening) : Part 1:06:00 PM  
Pushpanjali (Evening) : Part 2 :07:00 PM  
Aaroti :07:30 PM  
Sandhi Puja : 13:54-14:42 PM  
Live Broadcast: Available  
 
Event Name : MOHA NOBOMI
Date: 14th October, 2021; Thursday, Puja :09:00 AM; Chandi Paath : Along with the Puja
Pushpanjali (Day) : Part 1 : 12:00 PM  
Pushpanjali (Day) : Part 2 :13:00 PM  
Pushpanjali (Day) : Part 3 :14:00 PM  
Pushpanjali (Evening) : Part 1 : 06:00 PM  
Pushpanjali (Evening) : Part 2 : 07:00 PM  
Aaroti :07:30 PM  
Havan starts :12:21 PM  
Live Broadcast: Available  
 
Event Name : BIJOYA DOSHOMI AND DEBI GHOT BISORJON
Date: 15th October, 2021; Friday, Puja :10:00 AM; Pushpanjali (Day) : Part : 12:30 PM
Live Broadcast: Available  
 
 
NOTE :
  1. Due to requests from devotees, we may accept clothes (Sharee), Sonko, Shindur upon certain conditions (Plastic wrapping over the items and also provide Name, Gotro, Contact #, Address and Pronami if available) and please drop theses at Mandir premises no later than 10th October,2021@7:00 PM
  2. OSTODURBA/ASHIRBAD will be distributed upon request. Please communicate as below
  3. You may voluntarily contribute your support either via Paypal at https://www.hindumondir.org/donation (option # 3 need to be selected) or Cash/Cheques in the donation counter with provides Name, Tel. #, Address.
For the health and safety of our devotees and volunteers, we had to made several changes in our arrangements. We are extremely sorry and would like to apologize for any inconvenience those may cause.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you for the support that you have extended during this unprecedented and difficult time. We humbly pray to Ma Durga to keep everyone healthy and safe as always.
Should you have any queries, please feel free to contact us at:
Satyabrata Purkayastha, # (647)328-4326, satpur68@gmail.com
Biswajit Mitra, # (416)825-3869, biswajit70@gmail.com
Debashish Deb Chowdhury, #(647)609-3043, ddchowdhury@gmail.com