Question: Do Hare Krishnas still exist?

After 50 years, Hare Krishnas are no longer white hippies who proselytize in airports. Back then, members of the Hare Krishna faith — more formally known as ISKCON or the International Society of Krishna Consciousness — were mostly young, white hippies drawn to a new version of counterculture spirituality.

What does it mean when someone says Hare Krishna?

The Hare Krishna mantra is chanted as a petition to God, and its meaning can be interpreted as Oh Lord, oh energy of the Lord, please engage me in your service.

How many Hare Krishnas are there in the UK?

But the sect, founded in India in 1966 by a former chemist known as Swami Prabhupada, has a network of more than 80 temples across the UK and over 10,000 members.

Can we wear jeans in Iskcon Temple?

Another thing the temple had a dress code board on display which said ladies wearing only saree, salwar or kurti would be allowed in . however we found ladies wearing jeans also going (though they were few in number) ..

Can I stay in Iskcon temple for free?

The temple complex has a beautiful Guest house, very well furnished, well maintained Rooms with courteous staff equipped with dining facilities catering divine Prasadams . Persons who are life members as well as Dharmadhikaris are provided free accomodation for specific periods.

Can we stay in Iskcon Temple?

The temple complex has a beautiful Guest house, very well furnished, well maintained Rooms with courteous staff equipped with dining facilities catering divine Prasadams . Persons who are life members as well as Dharmadhikaris are provided free accomodation for specific periods.

Can we wear jeans in Temple?

The temple says women should not wear modern outfits - jeans, skirts, mini-skirts, shorts and sleeveless tops. As per the dress code, women devotees should wear saris with blouses or churidar with proper dupattas.

Can we stay in ISKCON?

Accomodation You will be welcome to take advantage of the spiritual atmosphere in any official ISKCON center, all over the world, for three days each year. Room maintenance charges may apply in some centers, and it is subject to the availability of rooms designated for Life Patrons and prior confirmed reservation.

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