List of converts to Hinduism

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The following is a list of converts to Hinduism from other religions or a non-religious background.

From Abrahamic religions[edit]

Christianity[edit]

List of conversions:

George Harrison converted from Christianity to Hinduism
Julia Roberts converted from Christianity to Hinduism

Islam[edit]

Harilal Gandhi converted to Islam, adopted the name "Abdullah Gandhi", but later reverted to Hinduism.[39]

Judaism[edit]

From other Dharmic religions[edit]

Buddhism[edit]

Jainism[edit]

Other[edit]

Other faiths and religions[edit]

From non-religious backgrounds[edit]

Undetermined former religion[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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