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|A popular name for the group International Society for Krishna Consciousness (abbreviated ISKCON), devotees of Krishna, founded in 1966 by A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (born 1896, died 1977). They are called thus because of their frequent public chanting of the words "Hare Krishna".|
See also: Krishna
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.