[Advaita-l] How to become a Hindu

Sriram Krishnamurthy asksriramjobs at gmail.com
Thu Aug 26 04:36:48 CDT 2010

Dear Sadanandaji,
Swami Paramarthanandaji will be the best man to guide in this matters.

Thanks and Regards,

On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 5:23 PM, kuntimaddi sadananda <
kuntimaddisada at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Shree Krishnamoorthy
> You have echoed the essence of my sentiments. We need to do something to
> encourage people who want to become Hindus or bring them back into the fold,
> rather than worry about what caste they will belong or whom they are going
> to marry. Without being judgmental about it, in this society, even those who
> say are Hindus are not following the dictates of the regid rules and
> regulations of the tradition. This is not a statement of endorsement or
> condemnation, but a statement of fact.
> If one visits Trinidad and see how the descendents of Hindus, who have
> never been to India, wanting to get back to their roots and preserve or
> adopt whatever traditions they think are important to call themselves
> Hindus; it will be an eye-opening.  Currently we are taking a care of a God
> sent young girl from Trinidad in our house, who is studying Bharata Natyam
> in Kalashetra and gaving up everything including non-veg to be part of the
> Hindu culture.
> It is important, I think, to develop a methodology to convert back those
> who want to, by providing guidance and a process they feel has seal of
> approval for them to call themselves Hindus. At this stage of the game, I am
> not particular whether some temple allows them or not, etc.
> I am being propelled to open a website to help those who want to become
> Hindus in terms of what they need to do and know for them to be Hindus. I
> will be consulting Swami Paramarthanandaji as well Shree Goda Venkateswara
> Satriji of Chennia, whom I respect very much, when I go and seek their
> blessings.
> This, I feel is His wish. If any one wants to help me in any way, that is
> great, and if anyone wants to criticize me, let that be also His wish. It
> will only help me to insure that procedures installed are right within our
> constraints. If it helps some longing soul, that is also due to His grace
> only. If it angers somebody else, it is also His wish. Any guidance to make
> it better and successful will also be due to His grace.
> Hari Om!
> Sadananda
> --- On Wed, 8/25/10, sriram <srirudra at vsnl.com> wrote:
> It is my opinion that if people desire
> > to convert to Hinduism some methodology can be devised
> > sothat the converted feels comfortable as a
> > Hindu.R.Krishnamoorthy.
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