Why Did Gurudeva Choose Hinduism?

A cyber-devotee in El Paso, Texas, asks how it is that Gurudeva came to pursue Hinduism rather than another religion. Gurudeva tells briefly about his path of first having realizations, then finding confirmation of his realizations in religion and philosophy. Hinduism alone holds all the confirmations of Gurudeva's deepest personal experiences.

Photo of  Gurudeva
Siva is the God of love and nothing else but love. He fills this universe with love. He fills you with love. Siva is fire. Siva is earth. Siva is air. Siva is water. Siva is ether.
—Gurudeva