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This section presents a list of terms and concepts with relevant to the discussion on founders and reformers of religions, like Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda, are very often described as possessing a mysterious aura of personality called 'charisma'. The aim of this study is to describe the interactions of Prabhupāda and his disciples in such a way as to gain insight into the nature of the charismatic representations. The study is based on literature, questionnaires, interviews and personal participation of over two years in the Berkeley and Los Angeles temples. Judah argues that the Hare Kṛṣṇa movement is characterised by a rejection of American secular culture and its established religions and the incorporation of countercultural secular values.

Keywords:Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda; charisma; Hare Kṛṣṇa movement

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