Hare Krishna

Definitions of Hare Krishna
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n a chant to the Hindu god Krishna

Example of:
chant
a repetitive song in which as many syllables as necessary are assigned to a single tone

n worshipper of Krishna and member of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness

Type of:
Hindoo, Hindu
a person who adheres to Hinduism

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

Synonyms:
ISKCON, International Society for Krishna Consciousness
Type of:
religious order, religious sect, sect
a subdivision of a larger religious group

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