hare krishna

Hare Krishna is the popular name for the International Society of Krishna Consciousness (or ISKCON), a new religious movement based in Hinduism.

Their goal is “Krishna consciousness” and their central practice is chanting the Hare Krishna mantra for which they are named.


Male Hare Krishnas dress in white or saffron robes and shave their head except for a topknot. Women wear brightly colored saris.