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Kirtan Ananda, a devotee of the Kaliya Mardana Krishna Ashram poses for a portrait at the ashram in the coastal town of Mulki, just north of Mangalore, 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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Kirtan Ananda, a devotee of the Kaliya Mardana Krishna Ashram poses for a portrait at the ashram in the coastal town of Mulki, just north of Mangalore, 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.