Sect Education: A Brief History of Hare Krishna

A timeline of the cult's evolution from the 1960s to present day.

See also: The Return of a Cult Classic—Hare Krishnas are Back.

Thursday, May 01, 2014

1966
The International Society of Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) is founded by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada in New York City's East Village.

Slide 1, 4, 6-7: Photographs courtesy of Getty Images; Slide 2: courtesy of HareKrsna.com; Slide 3: courtesy of Wikimedia Commons; Slide 5: courtesy of Corbis Images; Slide 8-9: courtesy of Back Issue; Slide 10: courtesy of Netflix; Slide 11: courtesy of respective Facebook page; Slide 12: courtesy of Wikimedia Commons; Slide 13: courtesy of Mirrorpix/Splash News; Slide 14: courtesy of Everett Collection; Slide 15: courtesy of IskconHouston.org.
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