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The Hare Krishna revolution

The Hare Krishna revolution

Srila Prabhupada’s kirtans at the Washington square park and the Tompkins square park in 1966 created history. Never before Srila Prabhupada did the Holy Names of Lord Krishna create such an impact in the Western world as it did during the late 1960’s in America and Europe. His initial kirtans at the twenty six second avenue storefront was attended by a few spiritually interested youth, who .

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Remembering a song two decades later

Remembering a song two decades later

“I have brought medicine to awaken every living being from perpetual sleep. Please receive the holy name of the Lord, the Hare Krishna Maha Mantra, and awaken.”   (Arunodaya Kirtana-II, verse four, by Srila Bhakti Vinod Thakur) Today I woke up at 3.00 am humming a Bollywood number that I don’t remember hearing or singing even once in the last twenty years. From where did the song pop .

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