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The International Society for Krishna Consciousness

  ISKCON TIMELINE 1896:  International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) founder Swami A.C. Bhaktivedanta Prabhupada was born as Abhay Charan De, in Calcutta, India. 1932:  Prabhupada took initiation from his guru Bhaktisiddhanta, becoming a disciple of Krishna. 1936:  Bhaktisiddhanta charged Prabhupada with spreading Krishna consciousness in the West. 1944:  Prabhupada began publishing Back to Godhead, an English-language publication. 1959:  Prabhupada took sanyasa order, becoming a monk and dedicating himself full time to spreading Krishna Consciousness. 1965:  Prabhupada traveled to America. 1966:  ISKCON was founded in New York City; Prabhupada initiated his first disciples; ISKCON became part of hippie counterculture. 1966-1968:  ISKCON spread to other major North American cities (San Francisco, Boston, Toronto, and Los Angeles) and globally (India, England, Germany, and France). 1968:  ISKCON members founded New Vrindaban, a rural…
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ISKCON

ISKCON TIMELINE 1896:  International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) founder Swami A.C. Bhaktivedanta Prabhupada was born as Abhay Charan De, in Calcutta, India. 1932:  Prabhupada took initiation from his guru Bhaktisiddhanta, becoming a disciple of Krishna. 1936:  Bhaktisiddhanta charged Prabhupada with spreading Krishna consciousness in the West. 1944:  Prabhupada began publishing Back to Godhead, an English-language publication. 1959:  Prabhupada took sanyasa order, becoming a monk and dedicating himself full time to spreading Krishna Consciousness. 1965:  Prabhupada traveled to America. 1966:  ISKCON was founded in New York City; Prabhupada initiated his first disciples; ISKCON became part of hippie counterculture. 1966-1968:  ISKCON spread to other major North American cities (San Francisco, Boston, Toronto, and Los Angeles) and globally (India, England, Germany, and France). 1968:  ISKCON members founded New Vrindaban, a rural commune…
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Church of Almighty God (Eastern Lightning)

CHURCH OF ALMIGHTY GOD / EASTERN LIGHTNING TIMELINE Early 1991:  A precursor organization, “Church of the Lord of New Abilities” (新能力主教会 xin nengli zhu jiaohui), proselytized in Henan province in the People's Republic of China. The Almighty God began to speak through the woman who later came to be worshipped as the Female Christ. 1995: The Church of Almighty God (hereafter CAG) was formally identified as a cult” (邪教 xiejiao) by China's Ministry of Public Security, thus making its activities illegal. 1997:  CAG's scripture, The Word Appears in the Flesh (话在肉身显现 Hua zai roushen xianxian) was completed. 1999:  The CAG was reported to be proclaiming the end of the world in 2000, and was targeted alongside Falun Gong. ?2000:  Founder Zhao Weishan was granted political asylum in U.S. 2002:  Members…
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