What is the Hare Krishna Religion?
What is Hare Krishna? Hare Krishna is a Gaudiya Vaishnava Hindu religious organization. Krishna, Sanskrit Kṛṣṇa, one of the most widely revered and most popular of all Indian divinities, worshipped as the eighth incarnation (avatar, or avatara) of the Hindu god Vishnu and also as a supreme god in his own right.
Methods of discernment if fit for Christians or Not for Discernment
Who was the founder of this modality or what culture did it come out of?
It was founded in 1966 in New York City by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.
What was his/her spirituality, their god or gods?
He specifically taught the philosophy of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, the divine avatar who revived Krishna-bhakti all over India in the 1500s.
How does it claim to work and their beliefs in the practice?
The Hare Krishna movement is a branch of Hinduism, formally known as Gaudiya Vaishnavism. Its name comes from its chant — Hare Krishna — which devotees repeat over and over. It is a pantheist occult religion.
What is the occult potential?
Brain washing is one problem. Because of the practice of meditation, they get spirit guides that torment them. They also do Yoga that wakes up the Kundalini Serpent in them.
Emotional disturbances; compulsive thoughts of murder and suicide, anxiety states
Possession with destructive urges, fits of mania; tendency to violent acts and crime
A spirit of Insanity.
indifference to God’s word and to prayer; blasphemous thoughts; religious delusions.
Abnormal abnormal sexuality (sodomy, lesbianism, sadomasochism, bestiality, pedophilia, pederasty, zoophiles); violent temper, belligerence; tendencies to addiction; meanness and kleptomania; compulsive lying.
The Biblical / Christian Evaluation / Scripture
Satan does not mind even a little truth mixed into his false religions as long as The Truth (Jesus), is not taught. In fact, most counterfeit religions have a thread of truth running through them with the devil’s lies woven around it. Otherwise Satan could not ensnare people into them. Satan even takes man’s craving for the supernatural and creates religions that perform supernatural feats.