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Gaura Gopala, a devotee of the Kaliya Mardana Krishna Ashram poses for a portrait at the beach before he heads out for a surf on Arabian Sea in Mangalore beach, Karnataka, India. ..Krishna devotees in the Gaudiya Vaishnava tradition of Hinduism, they are known collectively as the "surfing swamis." The "surfing ashram" is growing in popularity and surfing here is a form of meditation, a spiritual practice leading to heightened states of awareness.
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Gaura Gopala, a devotee of the Kaliya Mardana Krishna Ashram poses for a portrait at the beach before he heads out for a surf on Arabian Sea in Mangalore beach, Karnataka, India.  ..Krishna devotees in the Gaudiya Vaishnava tradition of Hinduism, they are known collectively as the "surfing swamis." The "surfing ashram" is growing in popularity and surfing here is a form of meditation, a spiritual practice leading to heightened states of awareness.