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Noun1.ISKCON - 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
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On February 26, a drawing competition with the theme - Mid Day Meal was organised by ISKCON Food Relief Foundation (IFRF), Haryana, at Helymandi (Pataudi), Haryana.
A chance meeting with Shri Mohandas Pai inspired Shri Madhu Pandit Dasa to use the spare capacity in the ISKCON kitchen to start a mid-day meal programme for 1500 children, in and around Bangalore.
Mandy Davies, director of Emlyn Estates, said: "We are delighted that ISKCON has purchased our buildings in Bute Street, Cardiff.
It is worth noting that ISKCON is a fundamentalist Hindu group that was created by Swami Prabhupada.
inquiry must involve not only ISKCON, but also all other organizations
It seems it all happened over a misunderstanding or misreading of a Russian translation of and commentary on the Gita, titled Bhagvat Gita As It Is, by ISKCON founder AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.
126) The arguments in the opposing opinions of Justices Kennard and Chin in ISKCON turn in part upon differing interpretations of prior opinions, but more basically reflect differing views as to the proper balance between allowing the broadest feasible opportunity for free expression versus competing governmental interests--and to some extent between the desirability of a flexible approach as contrasted with the advantages of clear rules.
Steve Jobs: The Apple CEO, who would walk seven miles to get his dose of ISKCON prasad in his broke days, has been taking home just $1 since 1997-when he came back to the company he founded and had been ousted from.
ISKCON garnered some victories early in the case by arguing that the restrictions impeded its right to free speech.
Spiritual Pain and Painkiller Spirituality - Issues of Spiritual Abuse, Religious Addiction and Codependency in ISKCON (unpublished).
In 1979 Croome Court was purchased (for around pounds 300,000) by ISKCON or the International Society for Krishna Consciousness.
Although membership has multiplied and the majority of Hare Krishna devotees in the world today can be identified with ISKCON, a large number of Prabhupada's disciples left ISKCON to form splinter organizations of their own or joined various branches of the Gaudiya Matha which was founded by Prabhupada's guru Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur.