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makes the change into Hinduism less dramatic, overt or disruptive to a persons life
and for that reason harder to trace. One does not need to make a statement of faith to
become a Hindu but simply recognize the importance of dharma.
my case it was not a question of a quick conversion like accepting Jesus as ones
personal savior or surrendering to Allah. Nor was it the result of a concerted effort to
convert me by religious preachers speaking of sin or redemption, or of religious
intellectuals trying to convince me of the ultimacy of their particular philosophy or
It was a personal decision that occurred as the result of a long quest,
a finishing touch of an extensive inner search of many years. The word conversion is a
misnomer and a term that I dislike. How can we be converted into anything? We can only be
who we are. Understanding who we are is the Hindu and Vedic path.