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ISKCON and Bhaktivedanta Prabhupada
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The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (abbreviated as ISKCON, and better known as the Hare Krishna Movement) is a new religious movement that was founded in 1966 by the 70-year-old A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami (called Srila Prabhupada) and his followers in New York. The movement then rapidly spread nearly all over the world…

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Neubert, Frank, “ISKCON and Bhaktivedanta Prabhupada”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online, Editor-in-Chief Associate Editors Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 18 October 2021 <>
First published online: 2018

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