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 sannyasin balances within himself both the male and female energies. Complete unto himself, he is whole and independent. Having attained an equilibrium of ida and pingala, he becomes a knower of the known.
—Gurudeva