1. [ noun ] (religion,Hinduism) a religious sect founded in the United States in 1966; based on Vedic scriptures; groups engage in joyful chanting of `Hare Krishna' (`O Krishna!') and other mantras based on the name of the Hindu god Krishna; devotees usually wear saffron robes
Synonyms: ISKCON International_Society_for_Krishna_Consciousness
Related terms: sect Hinduism
2. [ noun ] (religion,Hinduism) worshipper of Krishna and member of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness
Related terms: Hindu
3. [ noun ] (music,Hinduism,fine art) a chant to the Hindu god Krishna
Related terms: chant
Similar spelling:   hair_grass