Converting to Another Hindu Sect

An e-devotee from New Zealand asks is it is possible and beneficial to officially convert from one sect to another within Hinduism, such as from Vaishnavism to Saivism. Gurudeva says, "Yes."

Photo of  Gurudeva
The path of Saiva Siddhanta is worshiping God on the outside and realizing God on the inside, and when the two come together--transformation!
—Gurudeva