Atheist ashram on Lord Krishna’s home turf roils India’s Hindu nationalists

By Priyadarshini Sen In this major pilgrimage center for the Hare Krishna movement, Purnendu Goswami survives as a rare atheist. Goswami, 44, runs the Bindu Seva Sansthan ashram in this northern Indian town that is considered sacred in Vaishnavism, one of Hinduism’s main branches. Dressed in a white robe like any local guru, the plain-speaking …