Definition of 'hare krishna'
- worshipper of Krishna and member of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness
- 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
Synonyms: International Society for Krishna Consciousness ISKCON
- a chant to the Hindu god Krishna