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!").
the International Society for Krishna Consciousness; the society that was founded by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada to spread the philosophy of Krishna consciousness as given in the Vedic scriptures. This Society was considered by Prabhupada to be a branch of the Chaitanya tree which symbolizes devotional service. Lord Chaitanya considered this tree his very self. By His inconceivable powers, the Lord became the gardener, the trunk and the branches simultaneously. Please look up these topics in the Chaitanya Charitamrita Adi lila Chapters 9 & 10
international Society for K r i s h n a-consciousness: name of the in1966 by Swamî Prabhupâda founded international society for K r i s h n a -consciousness, also called the Hare K r i s h n a-movement (see also m a t h).
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
acronym for the International Society for Krishna Consciousness.