Hare Krishna is short for the divine Hare Krishna Mantra. We are all intrinsically spiritual, joyful beings trapped in temporary material bodies, and by chanting Hare Krishna we uncover our true nature.
Hare Krishna Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna Hare Hare,
Hare Rama Hare Rama, Rama Rama Hare Hare
THE CONTINUOUS CYCLE OF BIRTH AND DEATH
"As the embodied soul continually passes, in this body, from boyhood to youth to old age, the soul similarly passes into another body at death. The self-realized soul is not bewildered by such a change."