Who brought Hare Krishna America?
Are the Hare Krishnas still around?
During the 1970s, the Hare Krishna temple on Avenue Rd. was communal and occupied by white, counterculture hippies, generally no older than 22. Today, members are mainstream.
How do I join Hare Krishna?
This movement was founded by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Anyone can follow the teachings of this religion.To become a Hare Krishna, you must read the sacred texts, chant and meditate, and live your life based on the principles of Lord Krishna.
How many Hare Krishna followers are there?
Today, it has around a million congregational members worldwide including 15 000 in the United Kingdom as of June 2019, and despite the “relatively small number of followers in the West (around a few thousand fulltime practitioners)”, it has been described as influential.