Ha·re Krish·na (hä′rē krĭshnə)
1. A chant to the Hindu god Krishna.
a. A member of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, founded in the United States in 1966.
b. The society itself.
[From the chant Hare Krishna : Sanskrit Hare, vocative of Hariḥ, a name of Vishnu (from hari-, yellow-green, tawny yellow; see ghel-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots) + Sanskrit Kṛṣṇa, vocative of Kṛṣṇaḥ, Krishna; see KRISHNA1.]
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