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  1. Cat's Squirrel

    Hare Krishna

    Yes, thanks for reminding me about the concert for Bangladesh. It was in many ways the forerunner of "Live Aid". Ravi Shankar played sitar on it and they were close friends (with George learning sitar himself). I used to have a copy of the album he made after Patti left him for Eric Clapton...
  2. Cat's Squirrel

    Hare Krishna

    Yes, as someone said above it's not clear how strictly Harrison adhered to the ISKCON precepts. I don't think he ever had a teacher as such in the faith, so he more or less decided for himself what to do and what not to (he went vegetarian, for instance, and I believe he gave a lot to charity).
  3. Cat's Squirrel

    Hare Krishna

    When there used to be a programme on BBC Radio 4 looking into the various cults, the cultwatch (or whatever it was called) spokesperson said that the Krishnas were right at the top of their list of undesirable cults simply because their regime is so harsh and spartan. They're on their feet 12 or...
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