Think of Riga and Hare Krishna probably is not the first thing that pops to mind. But bald, chanting monks walking the streets of the Latvian capital are not such an odd sight anymore, as Katya Cengel reports.Raised in a Catholic family in the Latvian countryside, Harijs Sauss makes an unlikely Hare Krishna. Sauss, who was studying computer science in Riga in 1986, first heard about the Hare Krishna religion through a classmate. Originally attracted by the philosophy of the movement, it only took a few meetings for the 21-year-old Sauss to discover an additional factor enticing him to join...
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