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Ha·re Krish·na

 (hä′rē krĭsh′nə)
n.
1. A chant to the Hindu god Krishna.
2. Informal
a. A member of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, founded in the United States in 1966.
b. The society itself.

[From the chant Hare Krishna : Sanskrit Hare, vocative of Hariḥ, a name of Vishnu (from hari-, yellow-green, tawny yellow; see ghel- in Indo-European roots) + Sanskrit Kṛṣṇa, vocative of Kṛṣṇaḥ, Krishna; see Krishna1.]
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Hare Krishna

(ˈhɑːrɪ ˈkrɪʃnə)
npl Hare Krishnas
1. (Hinduism) a Hindu sect devoted to a form of Hinduism (Krishna Consciousness) based on the worship of the god Krishna
2. (Hinduism) a member or follower of this sect
[C20: from Hindi, literally: Lord Krishna (vocative): the opening words of a sacred verse often chanted in public by adherents of the movement]
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Ha•re Krish•na

(ˈhɑr i ˈkrɪʃ nə, ˈhær i)
n.
1. a religious sect based on Vedic scriptures: founded in the U.S. in 1966.
2. a member of this sect.
[from chanted phrase Hare Krishna! < Hindi harē kṛṣṇā O Krishna!]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hare Krishna - worshipper of Krishna and member of the International Society for Krishna ConsciousnessHare Krishna - worshipper of Krishna and member of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness
International Society for Krishna Consciousness, ISKCON, Hare Krishna - a religious sect founded in the United States in 1966; based on Vedic scriptures; groups engage in joyful chanting of `Hare Krishna' and other mantras based on the name of the Hindu god Krishna; devotees usually wear saffron robes and practice vegetarianism and celibacy
Hindoo, Hindu - a person who adheres to Hinduism
2.Hare Krishna - a religious sect founded in the United States in 1966; based on Vedic scriptures; groups engage in joyful chanting of `Hare Krishna' and other mantras based on the name of the Hindu god Krishna; devotees usually wear saffron robes and practice vegetarianism and celibacy
Hindooism, Hinduism - the religion of most people in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal
religious order, religious sect, sect - a subdivision of a larger religious group
Hare Krishna - worshipper of Krishna and member of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness
3.Hare Krishna - a chant to the Hindu god Krishna
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