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World celebrities who embraced Hindu way of life
For many, Hinduism is more than a religion. It is a a way of life.
So it is no surprise that many global celebrities have chosen Hinduism and embraced the Hindu way of living.
Beatles' guitarist George Harrison was the first and probably most famous celebrity to embrace Hinduism. After his death in 2001, his ashes were dispersed in the Ganges and Yamuna rivers in India.
Julia Roberts famously converted from Christianity to Hinduism in 2010 while filming "Eat, Pray, Love".
Hugh Jackman is deeply soaked in Hinduism. He dedicatedly follows the Upanishads and Bhagwad Gita, scriptures that are fundamental to Hinduism.
Robert Downey Jr converted to Buddhism but is a strong follower of The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISCON), known as the Hare Krishna movement.
Jerome David Salinger-American novelist is well versed in the Advaita Vedanta philosophy and a proclaimed Hindu.
Saxophonist John Coltrane, singer M.I.A, singer-songwriter Jerry Garcia, Louis Banks- the godfather of Indian jazz are other notable celebrities who embraced Hinduism.
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