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Hare Krishna (International Society for Krishna Consciousness)

  • By: Steven Barrie-Anthony
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) is a new religious movement that emerged out of a bhakti or devotional strain of Indian Hinduism. Although its roots are in India, the founder of the movement shifted to the United States in ...

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