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]

Islam[edit]

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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  2. ^ U – Srila Prabhupada Disciple Database
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  14. ^ A. L. Basham, The Wonder That Was India, 3rd ed. (Oxford: Taplinger Pub. Co., 1967), p. 60.
  15. ^ Manipur, The – Banglapedia
  16. ^ Shimray, R.R. Origin and Culture of Nagas. Pamleiphi Shimray, 1985
  17. ^ Neog, Maheshwar. Religions of the North-east: Studies in the Formal Religions of North. Munshiram Manoharlal, 1984.
  18. ^ Krishna, Manmohan. Political Consciousness in Indian English Writing: A Study Of Manohar Malgonkar, Naintara Sahgal & Bhabani Bhattacharya.1991, Bahri Publications. ISBN 81-7034-062-4
  19. ^ Besant, Annie. The Building of the Kosmos and Other Lectures: Delivered at the Eighteenth. The Path, 1894.
  20. ^ "John Dobson: Amateur Astronomy's Revolutionary". space.com. 
  21. ^ Wall Street Journal Article about John
  22. ^ Goel, Sita Ram, "How I became a Hindu"
  23. ^ Agehananda Bharati
  24. ^ Shiva and the Primordial Tradition – Inner Traditions
  25. ^ Alfred Ford Takes a Turn to the Spiritual The New York Times, 9 November 1981
  26. ^ Alfred Ford: The billionaire bhakt The Times of India, 6 March 2005
  27. ^ "Former Ronald McDonald Turns Vegetarian Activist". Hinduism Today. March 1991. Retrieved 2007-02-06. 
  28. ^ Nina Hagen official website
  29. ^ Dozier 152
  30. ^ exclaim.ca
  31. ^ John McLaughlin Adherents.com
  32. ^ Lex Hixon.org
  33. ^ German daredevil grounded by court The Guardian, 21 April 2001
  34. ^ Kelli Williams Quotes and Trivia at MovieTome
  35. ^ Bhaktivinoda Thakura (1997) Sri Siksastaka, ISBN 81-86737-06-5. Retrieved 2008-06-01. "Through the mercy of sri guru and Vaishnavas, we may understand the deeper meaning of Mahaprabhu’s Siksastakam, embrace it in our lives and let it gently melt our hearts. Krishna-kanta dasa (Crispian Mills) Bath, England September 21, 1997." Foreword