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Hare Krishna

noun uk   /ˌhær.iˈkrɪʃ.nə/ us    /ˌhɑː.riˈ-/
[U] a modern type of Hinduism in which the god Krishna is especially worshipped [C] informal a member of this religion
Translations of “Hare Krishna”
in Chinese (Traditional) (印度教)克瑞須那派, 克瑞須那派教徒…
in Chinese (Simplified) (印度教)克利须那派, 克利须那派教徒…
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