This article, "Happy Krishna Band Appears Here" was published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 29, 1970, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Their message was sublime, even though the rubber shower clogs and the youth's pint-sized pigtail scrambled the vibrations a bit. "What are they, some kind of hippies?" sneered a disapproving housewife as she gazed at the five members of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness who were standing on a busy downtown street. "No," said Rasananda das Brahmachari with a smile that bordered on the beatific. "We're not hippies, we're happies."