Hare Krishna is a greeting used by some Indian Hindus. It’s the name of their god.
Thursday evening at Boise’s Hare Krishna temple, around 400 hundred people will celebrate Krishna’s birthday.
Ravi Gupta runs the temple. His family started it 26 years ago. He says the evening will entail several plays and dances as well as over 100 vegetarian dishes.
The congregation has also worked hard on stringing together over 10,000 orange and yellow flowers to decorate the temple. String lights cover every surface of the outside, and the marble floors shine bright.