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Definition(s):

  • (n) a religious sect founded in the United States in 1966; based on Vedic scriptures; groups engage in joyful chanting of `Hare Krishna' and other mantras based on the name of the Hindu god Krishna; devotees usually wear saffron robes and practice vegetarianism and celibacy

News

  • India Ink: Image of the Day: July 5

    The Dalai Lama at the ISKCON temple in Bangalore, Karnataka, on the eve of his 78th birthday.        
    on July 5, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  • Jay Dilip Lakhani, coordinator of the Vivekananda Centre, said: "None of the allegations against Gauri Dasa have been proven but ISKCON has a poor reputation due to the child-abuse lawsuits filed against it in the past."
    on Nov 26, 2006 By: Dileep Source: Telugu Portal

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