As you know, Wasim Rizvi, the former chairman of Shia Waqf Board, has adopted Hinduism and this is being discussed all around. As far as the adoption of Hinduism is concerned, it is sought in the world’s oldest religion and there are many such big personalities around the world who are influenced by this religion and the ideas of this religion. And being influenced by the culture, she has been adopting it! So today we are going to tell you about some such world famous personalities who have adopted Hinduism!
Julia Roberts is a Hollywood actress. The famous American-born actress has appeared in films like Notting Hill, My Best Friend’s Wedding and Eat, Pray, Love. While shooting for Eat, Pray, Love in 2010 in India, she was deeply influenced by Hinduism and converted to Hinduism. Since then she has called herself a Hindu on several occasions!
Lawrence Krishna Parker
The real name of KRS-One is Lawrence Krishna Parker. He is one of the famous rap singers of America. His name suggests that he is influenced by the Hindu god Krishna. He has also discussed his religious beliefs in his book ‘The Gospel of Hip-Hop’. He rose to fame with his American rapper group Boogie Down Productions.
He is an American musician. John was born in a Christian family. As he grew up, he gradually started getting influenced by Hinduism. Later he completely adopted Hinduism.
Jerry Garcia became famous for his band called the Grateful Dead. He was an American musician and was associated with the band as lead guitarist for thirty years. He was inclined towards Hinduism since childhood and followed the religion throughout his life. After his death in 1995, his ashes were immersed in the Ganges River in Rishikesh, India.
Elizabeth Gilbert rose to fame with her 2006 memoir ‘Eat, Pray, Love’. she is a writer. His book was on the New York Times best seller list for 199 weeks. Elizabeth had come to India to seek inspiration to write her most famous book, and it was during this time that she converted to Hinduism.