Hare Krishna

Russian Hare Krishna followers celebrate their holiday at All-Russia Exhibition Centre in Moscow, July 29, 2011.

There are at least 100,000 followers of Lord Krishna spread across the country. In 2004 the Mayor of Moscow signed the order to give the land for the construction of a Hare Krishna temple in a very prominent location in Moscow. Plans of construction here however, sparked off. As till date the devotees worship in a temporary temple with no basic facilities.

Photo by Alexandr Linkevich

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