Manhattan Snaps: Hare Krishna draws a crowd in the Village in ’72

(Photo by Fermin Benedetti)

A photo in the May 18, 1972 issue of The Villager captured a Hare Krishna proselytizing to a crowd in Washington Square Park. The caption read: “An interesting study in faces was captured recently by photographer Fermin Benedetti who watched a Hare Krishna devotee explain his philosophy to group of Villagers in the park.”

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