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Hindu Temples app in Indian Link New Zealand

By at July 7, 2014 | 3:49 am | 0 Comment

Indian Link News New Zealand:  Online Temple Locator a Boon for Hindus.

Friends the Hindu Temples App was featured in Indian Newslink.  Read the article online here  : or the PDF here : Hindu Temples app in Indian Link New Zealand

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Hindu Temples App on the American Bazaar home page

By at July 1, 2014 | 3:44 am | 0 Comment

Hindu Temples App was featured on the American Bazaar home page this morning,


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Read out the full story here:


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Hindu Temples App gets featured in India West, one of America’s biggest Indian newspapers

By at June 28, 2014 | 9:59 pm | 0 Comment

Hindu Temples App gets featured in India West, one of America’s biggest Indian newspapers. Thanks to the Editor of India west Bina Murarka ji and Lisa for the story.

India West Hindu Temples App Online Jun27 Home Page

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India West Hindu Temples App Online Jun27

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Prevent App Crashes – Update your phone iOS

By at June 28, 2014 | 9:08 pm | 0 Comment

Please Update your Phone iOS to the latest one available from Apple

We have received reports from some users that the app crashes when viewing temple details. For everyone that we spoke to this was solved when they updated their phone iOS to the latest available through Apple.

For iPhones this was 7.1.1

For iPads this was 7.


We have tested this APP over many months on different screens / sizes / Devices and can attest to the fact that it never crashed. Only after release did we encounter this problem of app crashing when going into temple details.  The solution is not within the app but in your phone iOS version.

This is a 5 Star review one of the users left for us in Australia on the same issue.

Excellent app, but Make sure you Update your Phone’s iOS version ★★★★★

by RaghuGuru – Version 2.0 – Jun 8, 2014

Excellent app, but Make sure you Update your Phone’s iOS version. I initially bought the app to see temples, this is my first app purchase and I was really angry as it kept crashing when I tried to open any of the temple details. Happened time and again, I was going to leave a 1 star review and ask for a refund. Finally I thought of giving it one last chance and updated my phone iOS version to the latest 7.1.1 and BOOM the problems are all gone, the App works perfectly fine. I can see all the temples details in my area, found some new ones that I didn’t know about, didn;t realise there were so many hindu temples in Australia. Very good app , but just make sure you update your phone iOS to the latest before starting the app else it will keep crashing just as it did for me, Also I prefer the Map view to explore the temples as the list view is limited to 100 Temples. The Worldwide location lets you see all the temples in the world in MAP View.

The same solution worked for an iPAD Air when one of the users from the US contacted us about the app crashing.  Here’s the conversation I had with him.

In Summary Updating the iOS version to the latest one helped him fix the problem of app crashing.  In Summary it is not a problem with the app, just with some non updated OS versions.

If you are facing any issues with the App please contact us on hari (at)


Here’s a conversation I had with a Gentleman from the US about this (Image insert, only available on the website, can’t be seen through the blog.)

Hindu Temples App Update phone iOS


Unfortunately Apple prevents developers from updating the metadata of the App without an update so there is no way I can add this info in the listing on iTunes until the next update.


Hindu Temples App Gets featured in Indian Link Magazine

By at June 26, 2014 | 12:28 pm | 0 Comment

The Indian Link App was featured in the Indian Link Magazine earlier this week.  I like the tagline that they made into the Hyperlink for the story.

This was of course not my idea, but the credit for that simple and catchy tagline goes to my better half 😉 the support and inspiration behind this project.

Check out the story on the link above or the PDF attached below.

This is as it appeared in June 2014 on the

Printed IndianLink Newspaper

Hindu Temples App in Indian Link Paper June 2014

Hindu Temples App in Indian Link Paper June 2014


IndianLink Online PDF version of the Online story

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And to close it off, The app was also selected to be one of the 5 top stories as the lead into the INDIAN Link newspaper.

Indian Link Newsletter




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Hindu Temples App on IndianLink Radio

By at June 22, 2014 | 4:48 am | 0 Comment

Hindu Temples App (Directory) on IndianLink Radio Interview with Sagar Mehrotra


View on YouTube or listen to the interview on SoundCloud.



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Hindu Temples Android App Public Fundraiser

By at June 20, 2014 | 12:02 am | 0 Comment

We just started a Public Fundraiser for the Hindu Temples Android App.

Many reasons for this, main one being we want to make the Android APP FREE, 100% free, no catches, no gimmicks 100% free.  I created this directory to help disperse information on temples not to put a paywall in between and monetise the information.  So You can help me help millions of Hindus worldwide.

Check out and donate to the campaign here >

Hindu Temples Android App

Global Hindu Temples Directory : Help Create an Awesome Free Android App, No Ads

Help me create a Free Hindu Temples Directory for Android. I created the directory HELP me FREE the Android APP

Help bring the Hindu Temples iOS App to Android

Help me create an awesome Hindu Temples Directory App on Android and GIVE IT AWAY for FREE.  I created the above iOS app but had to put it behind a Paywall to cover some costs, help me make the ANDROID app and give it away for free:

Now I want to create the Hindu Temples Android APP and I think



Free  | Libre | Gratis | Muft | Ni Shulk  | Mukt | Illavacu |
Help me make the Android app FREE,
No catches, no ads, no strings, no BS.   This will help millions of Hindus all over the world find and get information on Temples near them.There are many apps to find Churches, Mosques and other places of worshipThe Hindu Temples Android app will help Hindus the world over find and get contact details, opening hours, Phone numbers , websites, address and other information about temples all in one easy to use app.Your contribution would help Hindus all over get to their nearest temples quicker and in turn support the temples as they will find a bigger audience.

I need ~2000 $ to create an awesome Android app + expand our world wide coverage to more countries.

We currently have ~ 2000 Temples in 50 countries in the directory.  This is nowhere close to the real number of Hindu temples, We want to expand this to include more countries and more details for the larger temples.

IndieGOGO Goal : 2000 $

Android App Creation Cost : ~ 1500$, 

Any extra funds raised go to improving the coverage and mapping temples in India.

  • I also have funding campaigns going on privately with friends / groups, etc.
  • I have already spent over ~ 6000 $ of my own money coming so far.
  • If I don’t meet the 2000$ goal the funds will be used to map more temples.



What The Hindu Temples Android APP will do ?

Give everyone a list of 100 Temples near them based on location.  Allow them to save their favorite temples offline.

For every temple it will give the following details.

  • Address / Map Location
  • One Click Driving directions
  • Directly Call Temples phone numbers
  • View their Opening hours
  • Email Address
  • Website
  • Photos
  • Facebook Pages
  • Background story / description of the temple

We have done this before in our iOS app and on our website. The number 1 feedback I got when I released the iOS app was “What about Android ?”

Here’s YOUR chance to Help build the an awesome Android APP and help Hindus the world over.


What other people have said about us ?

World’s best Hindu Temples Directory – Vishwa Hindu Parishad

Don’t waste time ….  All Hindu Temples is the best Global Hindu Temples directory – Hindu Council of Australia

See other reviews for the iOS App here 



Risks & Challenges

I have done this all by myself on iOS app and on our website, I will do it again.  There can be delays but I’ll build this, There is no Turning Back.

I also have a strong team of volunteers who have gotten in touch with me offering support so rest assured that we will build this.



Other Ways You Can Help

No Money, No problem, stay in touch with us here Hindu Temples Android 

  • Follow us on Facebook orTwitter.
  • Please share this campaign to friends / family who might like to support !


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Hindu Temples App Gets Featured in Bharat Times.

By at June 19, 2014 | 4:08 am | 0 Comment

The Hindu Temples App was featured in a Half Page Spread in the Bharat Times June 2014 Edition.

Check out the coverage here or at your Local Indian Grocery Store 

U can Help make it happen on Android. Support us here


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Hindu Temples App Gets featured in Indian Subcontinent Times

By at June 12, 2014 | 12:25 am | 0 Comment

The Hindu Temples APP was featured in our first media story in the Indian Subcontinent Times yesterday.

Check out the story here

You can get the App on iTunes here and that will support us Map more Temples.

Thanks for your support.

Hindu Temples App on the App Store


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Why No Ads?

By at April 4, 2014 | 5:52 am | 0 Comment


Why I won’t run ads on the site ? Why not run ads and make the App free ?

I have been asked this question often, and here’s the reply.
Firstly I hate ads, I personally use all sorts of adblockers on every browser so it’d be very Hypocritical of me to start selling ads on this website / App.

Secondly Ads kill the user experience. Here you are trying to get your work done or read an article or get the information that you need, and there’s this ad distracting you and causing a hindrance in the user experience.

Here’s some great words from the founder of WhatsApp, Jan Koum

Advertising isn’t just the disruption of aesthetics, the insults to your intelligence and the interruption of your train of thought. At every company that sells ads, a significant portion of their engineering team spends their day tuning data mining, writing better code to collect all your personal data, upgrading the servers that hold all the data and making sure it’s all being logged and collated and sliced and packaged and shipped out… And at the end of the day the result of it all is a slightly different advertising banner in your browser or on your mobile screen.

Remember, when advertising is involved YOU the user are the product.

And some closing words from Tyler Durden, Fight Club

Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy stuff we don’t need.
– Tyler Durden, Fight Club

My objective is to help you find the temples near you, I need to be able to fund that somehow and that’s why we have a small cost to buy the App.

Ads be gone.

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