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For These Faithful, A Makeshift Temple - The Local East Village Blog - NYTimes.com


For These Faithful, A Makeshift Temple


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As a hub of the Hare Krishna Movement in America, the East Village is a special place for followers of the Hindu sect.

But a small number of followers, calling themselves the Iskcon Revival Movement, splintered from the more mainstream religion and established their own temple on St. Marks Place in 1999, only to lose the lease last year.

Now, with nowhere else to go to practice their religion, Vani and Brahmabuta-Das Wulfhoop operate a makeshift temple inside their East Village apartment.