Our Dream

Through the years, Bengalis from various provinces of India and Bangladesh, traveled to abroad in quest of education, employment and business. As they settled down in the new locations, they brought along their typical Bengali passion and cultural-religious tradition.

Traditionally Bengalis are famous for their hospitality, volunteering and missionary work. Swami Vivekanada established Ramkrishna Mission for the welfare of the society besides stimulating Hinduism. Later it was extended to all over the world including different cities of Canada. With such ethnical and culturally religious spirit Bengalis are committed to involve in socio-economic programs for the benefit of Canada.

Hindus enjoy the freedom of worshipping their personally chosen icon to offer their prayers to the indefinable Brahman. Each deity in Hinduism controls a particular energy. These energies, present in human as wild forces must be controlled and canalized fruitfully to infuse a divine consciousness in them. For this, the persons have to gain the goodwill of different gods who stir up their consciousness accordingly to help them master the different forces of nature. In a person's path of spiritual progress, he or she needs to develop the various attributes of these godheads in him or her to attain all-round spiritual perfection.

It appears that from long ago, the “Probasi Bangalis” were driven by the emotional power to create a home for puja (worship), prayer, meditation and community work in the form of a  Temple.  The association purchased a Church located at 4315- 26th Ave SE in September, 2022 for the use of weekly religious and charitable activities including the recitation of holy books, devotional songs, etc. open to the members and non-members. Additionally, BAC hosts the worship and assemblies of two Christian Church communities, immigrated from Africa and Eastern Europe. Thus BAC carries out the anti-racism community engagement in Alberta. The association is planning to organize Yoga and Meditation classes for the youth, adults and the seniors for the benefit of physical and mental health.

The association is in process of permit application from the City of Calgary for the expansion of the building to accommodate the major annual events in addition to the congoing weekly events.