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 theistic faiths and religions[edit]

From non-theistic religious backgrounds[edit]

Undetermined former religion[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Alfred Ford: The billionaire bhakt The Times of India, 6 March 2005
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  4. ^ FORD AND REUTHER KIN REVIVE OLD DETROIT MANSION FOR SECT
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  13. ^ Coins of India Calcutta : Association Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1922
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  18. ^ A. L. Basham, The Wonder That Was India, 3rd ed. (Oxford: Taplinger Pub. Co., 1967), p. 60.
  19. ^ Sheram, AK (2012). "Manipuri, The". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  20. ^ Shimray, R.R. Origin and Culture of Nagas. Pamleiphi Shimray, 1985
  21. ^ Neog, Maheshwar. Religions of the North-east: Studies in the Formal Religions of North. Munshiram Manoharlal, 1984.
  22. ^ 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
  23. ^ Besant, Annie. The Building of the Kosmos and Other Lectures: Delivered at the Eighteenth. The Path, 1894.
  24. ^ "John Dobson: Amateur Astronomy's Revolutionary". space.com. 
  25. ^ Wall Street Journal Article about John
  26. ^ Goel, Sita Ram, "How I became a Hindu"
  27. ^ Agehananda Bharati
  28. ^ Shiva and the Primordial Tradition – Inner Traditions
  29. ^ Bhaktivinoda Thakura (1997) Sri Siksastaka, ISBN 81-86737-06-5. Retrieved 1 June 2008. "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
  30. ^ "Former Ronald McDonald Turns Vegetarian Activist". Hinduism Today. March 1991. Retrieved 6 February 2007. 
  31. ^ Nina Hagen official website
  32. ^ Dozier 152
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  34. ^ John McLaughlin Adherents.com
  35. ^ Lex Hixon.org
  36. ^ German daredevil grounded by court The Guardian, 21 April 2001
  37. ^ Kelli Williams Quotes and Trivia at MovieTome