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(Left to Right) Gaura Gopala, Satyaraj, Kirtan Ananda, Dicky and Daruka Dasa, the Krishna devotees of the Kaliya Mardana Krishna Ashram are seen walking on the beach before they head 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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(Left to Right) Gaura Gopala, Satyaraj, Kirtan Ananda, Dicky and Daruka Dasa, the Krishna devotees of the Kaliya Mardana Krishna Ashram are seen walking on the beach before they head 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.