About Our Temple

Canada Sri Ayyappan Hindu temple is a non-profit religious organization registered in 1991 in the province of Ontario. The temple has Charity Registration No. 132264607RR001. Our temple was the FIRST Sri Dharma Sastha (Ayyappan Temple) established in Canada. We respect and comply with Canadian Government rules & regulations and provincial law in force at all times..
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“Everyone enjoy the divine power of Dharma Sastha and
accomplish their desire through his grace”

Temple History

2009 - Present

Bhoomi Pooja

Kumabishegam was performed by Dr Sivasri Pitchai Kurukkal which was witnessed by more than 50000 people
1998

Dharma Sastha

Dharma Sastha was again relocated to Unit 10, Middlefield Road and around 5 acres of land was purchased at 635, Middlefield Road.

1995

Sannidhanam

 The need for a separate Sannidhanam was felt and Units 18 & 19 were rented to meet the enhanced activities..

1991

Daily Pooja

Jan 15, Daily Pooja for Sastha started and performed by Sri Mani Iyer, son-in-law of Kothamangalam Subbu poet and film director from Tamil Nadu, India

Pooja, Abishegam, Bajans continued on Sundays moving the idol to Woburn College, Ellesmere Road, Scarborough.

Perseverance, innumerable sacrifices, hard work, devotion, dedication of many and, of course blessings of Dharma Sastha – all these paved the way for the existence of the temple..
2005

Bhoomi Pooja

Bhoomi Pooja was performed and the current massive temple was built.

1996

Sannidhanam

Sannidhanam was created in the rented space and activities continued till 1998 when the owner need the rented area.

1993

Makara Jyothi

In June the idol was relocated to 2651 Markham Road, Unit 14 where Sri Jayarathnam published a souvenir Makara Jyothi and daily worship of Sastha started.

Accommodate upto 1000 of worshipers
Joythi evnet attract 50,000 people
Open 7 days
Cultural Hall for marriage, parties, get-together and domestic functions
The temple as you see now is a result of hard work of many, public support and, of course, with grace of Lord himself.

635 Middlefield Road,Toronto, Ontario, M1V 5B8

Canada Sri Ayyappan Hindu Temple