ISKCON
ISKCON ISKCON n. [acronym from The International Society for Krishna Consciousness.] The abbreviation for International Society for Krishna Consciousness, a society founded in the US in 1966; based on Vedic scriptures. Groups of devotees engage in joyful chanting of "Hare Krishna" ("O Krishna!"). [acronym]

Syn: Hare Krishna, International Society for Krishna Consciousness, the Hare Krishnas. [WordNet 1.5]


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